publication . Article . 2010

Jo Ann Baumgartner and Sam Earnshaw: Organizers and Farmers

Rabkin, Sarah;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2010
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: Mexico
Abstract
Jo Ann Baumgartner directs the Wild Farm Alliance, based in Watsonville, California. WFA’s mission, as described on the organization’s website, is “to promote agriculture that helps to protect and restore wild Nature.” Through research, publications, presentations, events, policy work, and consulting, the organization works to “connect food systems with ecosystems.” Sam Earnshaw is Central Coast regional coordinator of the Community Alliance with Family Farmers. Working with CAFF’s farmscaping program, he helps farmers plant hedgerows and create grass waterways, improving production while increasing biodiversity and wildlife habitat on their lands. In 2009 Earns...
Subjects
free text keywords: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Life Sciences, Sam Earnshaw, Jo Ann Baumgartner, sustainable agriculture--California, organic farming--California, Wild Farm Alliance, Community Alliance with Family Farmers, food safety, oral history
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