As the American landscape continues to change, farms and ranches across the country face incredible challenges, which have led to fewer farms, smaller farms, and lower incomes.
Along with providing fresh vegetables and saving money, growing a garden together can benefit your children in a number of ways.
2018 was an incredible year for The FruitGuys Community Fund. With the help of our dedicated volunteers and those who made financial contributions, we were able to provide grants for 13 [...]
Each spring, The FruitGuys Community Fund provides grants of up to $5,000 to small American farms for sustainability projects that have large positive impacts on the environment, local food [...]
Spring may be the busiest planting season, but fall is also a wonderful time to add to your garden. Some perennials thrive when planted in fall. The soil is still warm, there’s less disease and [...]
Despite being central to our everyday survival, food is something that’s often missing from our history books. The gathering, domestication, and cultivation of foods has played a large role in [...]
California’s drought has made headline news across the world over the last several years. Water conservation has been our mantra. And it looks like it’s working! In March 2016, Californians cut [...]
Sacramento March 6, 7 & 8 It’s almost time for the 2016 California Small Farm Conference! We’re looking forward to this annual event, gathering together with other sustainability [...]
The FruitGuys Community Fund, a nonprofit fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives, will award small American farms and agricultural nonprofits a total of $35,643 in 2015 for [...]