Media Coverage

The following recent media have covered the work of CalCAN and its advisors and partners.

Letter to the Editor: Farming and Carbon
CalCAN partner Joseph Brinkley of Fetzer Vineyards writes about their recent study to quantify climate benefits of soil management and land conservation, as well as the need for investments in California’s Climate Smart Agriculture Programs.
Press Democrat, June 2, 2019

Climate Change is Intensifying Food Shocks
Civil Eats, May 30, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Reducing Our Carbon Mouthprint
CalCAN Executive Director writes about California’s Climate Smart Agriculture programs and an upwelling of related state policy activities across the nation.
New York Times, May 15, 2019

California is making a weak effort to turn agriculture into a climate change fix
Los Angeles Times, May 13, 2019

Climate change transforms how California farmers grow crops
KCRW, May 2, 2019

Climate change tax for dining out? California restaurants add 1% fee to the bill
USA Today, May 1, 2019

California Farmers Try New Strategy to Cut Carbon
NPR Environment, Apr. 27, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Farmers reacting to a changing climate
Bakersfield.com, Apr. 18, 2019
CalCAN partner Nate Siemens of Fat Uncle Farms weighs in on agricultural climate adaptation.

Growing Awareness: Climate Change and California’s Crops
Capital & Main, Apr. 22, 2019

California Has Farmers Growing Weeds. Why? To Capture Carbon
KQED, Apr. 22, 2019

Food at the Heart of a Green New Deal
Earth Island Journal, Mar. 12, 2019

Forget the past, carbon-rich soil may be the ticket to sustainable agriculture
East Bay Times, Mar. 3, 2019

Organic farm east of Denair does its part on climate change
Modesto Bee, Mar. 2, 2019

As Awareness Grows About Food’s Role In Climate Change, What Solutions Exist?
Civil Eats, Feb. 19, 2019

Legislation would provide grants to aid ag’s reaction to climate change
Daily Republic, Feb. 10, 2019

Climate Change and the Food We Eat
KPFA radio, Nov. 9, 2018

Climate and agriculture: Recommendations for California’s next governor
Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy, Oct. 31, 2018

Climate change requires quick action by San Diego farmers
Civil Eats, Oct. 24, 2018

How Will California’s Climate Ambitions Reshape Food and Agriculture?
Civil Eats, Oct. 9, 2018

Growers try carbon farming to help combat climate change
Press Democrat, Sept. 11, 2018

10 Ways Farmers Can Fight Climate Change
KQED, Sept. 7, 2018

Climate Smart Agriculture in Yolo County
Davis Enterprise, June 9, 2018

Plate to Planet: Interviews with Anna Lappé & Mark Kurlansky
Climate One Podcast, May 16, 2018
CalCAN’s work is mentioned at 45:10.

Grants help farming operations, cut back on greenhouse gasses
Daily Republic, May 5, 2018

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia and Other Legislators Request Reinstatement of GGRF Funding for Critical Natural Resources Programs
Imperial Valley News, March 14, 2018

How California farmers can conserve water and combat climate change
Sacramento Bee, Dec. 9, 2017

Bond measure a bright spot
Morning Ag Clips, Oct. 16, 2017

Methane Be Gone
Made Local Magazine, Sept/Oct 2017

State to hand out nearly $7 million in grants for soil health
Capital Press, Aug. 17, 2017

Close to Home: Cap-and-trade funds need to support creative rural solutions, like those on the North Coast
Press Democrat, Aug. 13, 2017

Climate Change Drives New Healthy Soils Program
Growing Produce, Aug. 10, 2017

Dairy Farm Manages Water and Manure with Simple Techniques
KRCB, Aug. 2, 2017

Farm tour showcases alternative manure management practices at local dairy
Sonoma West Times & News, Aug. 1, 2017

Sebastopol Farm Adopts Sustainable Practices, Grapples with Climate Change
KRCB, July 31, 2017

Keep Your Eye on These Food Policy Bills
Comstock’s Magazine, July 7, 2017

As California leads the way in climate change, farmers are key players
Op ed on the need for investments in agricultural climate solutions by CalCAN partners Greg Rawlings (Jacobs Farm/Del Cabo) and Sherwood Darington (Ag Land Trust).
Monterey County Weekly, June 8, 2017

California Climate Smart Ag Initiative Launched
BioCycle magazine, March/April issue 2017

A Climate Solution: Local farmers sowing seeds of carbon farming
North Bay Bohemian, March 29, 2017

Carbon & Compost
Includes interview with CalCAN’s Renata Brillinger on California’s agriculture and climate programs. North Bay Bountiful, KRCB TV, March 27, 2017

California is a Leader in Climate Smart Agriculture
Bioneers, March 16, 2017

Secretary Ross on climate change and agriculture’s partnership with CalCAN
CDFA blog, March 1, 2017

Ag an important part of state’s climate effort
Opinion piece by CalCAN’s Renata Brillinger. Daily Democrat, Jan. 12, 2017

The most important stories of the year in organically grown wine
Organic Wines Uncorked, Jan. 2, 2017

California Farmers Say Healthier Soil May Improve Air Quality, Grow Tastier Produce
Valley Public Radio, NPR Central California, Dec. 13, 2016

How California Plans to Make Conservation a Way of Life
Water Deeply, Dec. 9, 2016

Climate Change & Agriculture Policy
Sustainable Growing radio show interview on KSVY with CalCAN’s Renata Brillinger, Dec. 2, 2016

Save the earth
Sacramento News & Review, Nov. 17, 2016

Wrangling the climate impacts of California dairy
Civil Eats, Oct. 20, 2016

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