California is home to innovative farmers and ranchers using climate-friendly practices that reduce on-farm greenhouse gas emissions, sequester carbon and have other health and environmental benefits. Click on each farm below to read their stories.

 

By Region

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Bay Area & Central Coast

Abbott Ranch (Santa Barbara County)
Ag Land Trust (Monterey County)
Agriculture & Land-Based Training Association (ALBA) (Monterey County)
California Rangeland Trust (Monterey County)
First Generation Farmers
(Solano County)
Frog Hollow Farm (Contra Costa County)
High Ground Organics (Santa Cruz County)
Jacobs Farm (Santa Cruz County)
Live Earth Farm (Santa Cruz County)
McGinnis Ranch (Monterey County)
Morris Grassfed Beef (San Benito County)
Pinnacle Organic (San Benito County)
Santa Barbara Blueberries & Restoration Oaks Ranch (Santa Barbara County)
Sharyne Merritt Farm (Santa Barbara County)
Wolff Vineyards (San Luis Obispo County)

North Coast

Ag + Open Space (Sonoma County)
Alexandre Family Farm (Del Norte County)
Bucher Dairy (Sonoma County)
Bordessa Family Farms (Sonoma County)
California Rangeland Trust (Humboldt County)
Fetzer Vineyards (Mendocino County)
Gillian’s Dairy (Sonoma County)
Jackson Family Wines (Sonoma County)
LaFranchi Dairy (Marin County)
Matthiasson Klein Farming (Napa County)
McClelland Dairy (Sonoma County)
Robert Sinskey Vineyards (Napa County)
Sonoma Mountain Institute & Sonoma RCD (Sonoma County)
True Grass Farms (Sonoma County)

Sacramento Valley

California Rangeland Trust (Yolo County)
Center for Land-Based Learning
(Yolo County)
Dixon Ridge Farms (Yolo County)
Park Farming Organics (Sutter County)
The Cloverleaf Farm (Solano County)
The Collins Farm (Solano County)
Wilson Vineyards (Yolo County)

San Joaquin Valley

Bowles Farming Co. (Merced County)
Burroughs Family Farms (Stanislaus County)
Central Valley Farmland Trust (Contra Costa, San Joaquin & Merced Counties)
Lone Willow Ranch (Fresno & Merced County)
Magneson Dairy (Merced County)
Manuel DaSilva Dairy (San Joaquin County)
Mitchell Farms (Sacramento County)
Pao Yang & UCCE Fresno (Fresno County)
Pete Verburg & Sons Dairy (Stanislaus County)
Prins Dairy (Stanislaus County)
Quaker Oaks Farm (Tulare County)
Red Rock Ranch (Fresno County)
Robles Farm (Stanislaus County)
WH Latimer Properties (Tulare County)
Xiong Pao Her, Pao Ly & UCCE Fresno (Fresno County)

Sierras

California Rangeland Trust (Calaveras County)

Southern California

Emerald Seed Company (Imperial County)
Pauma Band of Luiseno Indians (San Diego County)

By Practice

Dairy/Livestock Methane

Alexandre Family Farm (Del Norte County)
Bordessa Family Farms (Sonoma County)
Bucher Dairy (Sonoma County)
Burroughs Family Farms (Stanislaus County)
Gillian’s Dairy (Sonoma County)
LaFranchi Dairy (Marin County)
Magneson Dairy (Merced County)
Manuel DaSilva Dairy (San Joaquin County)
McClelland Dairy (Sonoma County)
Pete Verburg & Sons Dairy (Stanislaus County)
Prins Dairy (Stanislaus County)

Farmland Conservation

Ag + Open Space (Sonoma County)
Ag Land Trust (Monterey County)
California Rangeland Trust (Calaveras, Yolo, Humboldt & Monterey Counties)
Central Valley Farmland Trust (Contra Costa, San Joaquin & Merced Counties)
First Generation Farmers (Solano County)
High Ground Organics (Santa Cruz County)

Healthy Soils

Abbott Ranch (Santa Barbara County)
Alexandre Family Farm (Del Norte County)
Burroughs Family Farms (Stanislaus County)
Center for Land-Based Learning (Yolo County)
Dixon Ridge Farms (Yolo County)
Fetzer Vineyards (Mendocino County)
Frog Hollow Farm (Contra Costa County)
High Ground Organics (Santa Cruz County)
Jackson Family Wines (Sonoma County)
Live Earth Farm (Santa Cruz County)
Lone Willow Ranch (Fresno & Merced County)
Matthiasson Klein Farming (Napa County)
McClelland Dairy (Sonoma County)
McGinnis Ranch (Monterey County)
Morris Grassfed Beef (San Benito County)
Park Farming Organics (Sutter County)
Pauma Band of Luiseno Indians (San Diego County)
Pinnacle Organic 
(San Benito County)
Quaker Oaks Farm (Tulare County)
Robert Sinskey Vineyards (Napa County)
Robles Farm (Stanislaus County)
Santa Barbara Blueberries & Restoration Oaks Ranch (Santa Barbara County)
Sonoma Mountain Institute & Sonoma RCD (Sonoma County)
The Cloverleaf Farm (Solano County)
True Grass Farms (Sonoma County)
WH Latimer Properties (Tulare County)

Renewable Energy

Burroughs Family Farms (Stanislaus County)
Dixon Ridge Farms
 (Yolo County)
Fetzer Vineyards (Mendocino County)
Lone Willow Ranch (Fresno & Merced County)
Pinnacle Organic (San Benito County)

Water Stewardship

Agriculture & Land-Based Training Association (ALBA) (Monterey County)
Bowles Farming Co. (Merced County)
Dixon Ridge Farms
 (Yolo County)
Emerald Seed Company (Imperial County)
Fetzer Vineyards (Mendocino County)
Jacobs Farm (Santa Cruz County)

Lone Willow Ranch (Fresno & Merced County)
Mitchell Farms (Sacramento County)
Pao Yang & UCCE Fresno (Fresno County)
Pinnacle Organic (San Benito County)
Red Rock Ranch (Fresno County)
Sharyne Merritt Farm (Santa Barbara County)
The Collins Farm (Solano County)
Wilson Vineyards (Yolo County)
Wolff Vineyards (San Luis Obispo County)
Xiong Pao Her, Pao Ly & UCCE Fresno (Fresno County)

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