Core Partners

The Growing Roots initiative is a collaborative project of the following Core Partners:

Other partners include: 

  • The Growing Roots Learning Hub Network of farm training sites
  • New Hope Farm
  • The Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC)
  • Kao Thun, Iu Mien film productions
  • The International Rescue Committee
  • Contra Costa Resource Conservation District (RCD)
  • UCCE Sacramento
  • UCCE San Joaquin
  • UCCE Stanislaus
  • UCCE Santa Clara
  • UCCE Monterey
  • NRCS Merced
  • NRCS Modesto

Together, we provided workshops and technical assistance to help over 300 beginning farmers and ranchers in ten counties around Northern California to become more economically and environmentally sustainable.

The goal of this collaboration was to create a robust agricultural learning hub network in the region by providing training and technical support that will enhance capacity and sustainability of aspiring beginning farmers and ranchers.