Tag archive for Agriculture

Young Farmer Movement Saving Local Soil

Young Farmer Movement Saving Local Soil

California is losing farmers and farmland at an alarming rate, threatening the supply of local and organic crops even as demand for them increases. But a new generation of young farmers in Santa Cruz County is taking on a risky business to reclaim their home soil.

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Letters to the Editor: June 27-July 3

Letters to the Editor: June 27-July 3

One reader connects an agricultural cover story to Watsonville’s developing plans. Others shed light on possible water supply solutions and the best way to study them.

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Guide to Santa Cruz CSAs

Guide to Santa Cruz CSAs

You don’t have to go to the Santa Cruz farmers markets if you don’t have time. Now the farmers markets can come to you.

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Community Supported Agriculture Helps Farms Plan Ahead

Community Supported Agriculture Helps Farms Plan Ahead

“CSAs make it doable for farmers,” says Chris Menge of Tierra Madre Farm, a Santa Cruz County nursery operation that is offering its first Community Supported Agriculture program this spring.

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