Farm Enterprise Diversification & Viability

We partner with public, non-profit, and private groups to create and share new knowledge about how to make California's small- and mid-sized farms more profitable and resilient.


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  • help farmers embrace new revenue flows, like participating in agritourism.
  • do research and training to help farmers learn more about niche crops like elderberry and moringa so that they can grow to diversify their operations.
  • provide resources to help farmers be better prepared for direct sales to consumers and retailers, and can help local agriculture advocates support the growth of local markets
  • train farmers how to break into wholesale marketing.

Our work in Farm Enterprise Diversification & Viability