CFWC radio: Water that grows farm products doesn’t stay on the farm

Water that grows farm products doesn’t stay on the farm. Download the info graph here: Plants need three things to grow: sunlight, soil…and water. Farmers depend on all three to grow hundreds of different crops right here in California. There’s no shortage of sunlight and soil… but four years of drought has caused deep cuts in […]

California drought affects farms and consumers

Farmers and consumers share a unique relationship. The California drought is helping people understand how important it is for farms to have the water they need to grow the food we all find at the grocery store. Serious water supply cuts affect our food supply as well as the people in rural communities who depend […]

I Heard it on the Radio

From California Farms to Your Table We enjoy a bounty of fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts grown on California farms – farms that produce about half of the fresh food in the U.S.  But food only grows where water flows.  California’s aging water system has put our economy, farmers and fresh food production at risk.  […]

Farmers Need This To Grow Our Food

What is it?  Water. Farmers and consumers share a unique relationship. Many of the same sources of water meet the domestic needs of millions of Californians as well as the irrigation needs of the farmers who grow our food. And without California’s local farms, we would have a greater dependence on foreign food sources along […]

California Drought – Food Supply

California is the 4th largest supplier of food to the world and the #1 largest supplier of food to the entire United States. During the 2014 California Drought farmers don’t always have the water they need to grow the food we buy at the grocery store, but there are proposed solutions on the November ballot. […]

California Drought – Invest

People everywhere need water. Farmers use water to grow the food we buy at the grocery store. But we need to invest in our water supply system to make sure we have enough water today and in the future – for drinking, for cooking and cleaning, and for growing healthy and delicious food.

CFWC 2013 Radio Spot

CFWC 2013 radio advertisement: The California Farm Water Coalition’s outreach activities in 2013 included ads that ran on major Los Angeles-area radio stations KNX and KFWB over the course of five weeks.

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Kevin and Allison Hurd

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Family farms like ours provide food that is safe, healthy and affordable, and it doesn’t travel halfway around the world to get to your table. Adequate and dependable water supplies for California farms keep fresh, safe, and healthy food on your plate.

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Jeff Boldt Family Farm

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We care about our family, our employees & we care about the environment because it’s the right thing to do. Jeff Boldt talks about irrigation & crop production

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