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In Honor of World Water Day: ALBA's Thoughts on California's Historic Drought March 16, 2016

In honor of World Water Day which is March 22, today ALBA sent a letter to President Obama applauding his leadership and encouraging him to continue to focus on California’s drought. Funny to be talking about drought when El Nino storms dropped 3 inches of welcome rain in the last two weeks. Unfortunately, it has done little...[Read More]

The Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association (ALBA) provides educational and business opportunities for farm workers and aspiring farmers to grow and sell crops grown on two organic farms in Monterey County, California.

Our mission is to advance economic viability, social equity and ecological land management among limited-resource and aspiring farmers. We work to create opportunities for family farms while providing education and demonstration on conservation, habitat restoration, marketing and whole farm planning.

ALBA is accepting applications to participate in the Farmer Education Program, PEPA!

Download Application and Course Description

*September 25th 2015 dateline to receive applications
(The course goes from November 4, 2015 – September 24, 2016)

AlBA está aceptando aplicaciones para participar en el
curso del Programa Educativo para Agricultores, PEPA!

Si le interesa participar, aquí está la Aplicación y la
Descripción del Curso
*Septiembre 25 del 2015 es fecha límite para recibir aplicaciones (El curso va desde Noviembre 4 del 2015 hasta Septiembre 24 del 2016)

ALBA Summer Newsletter

ALBA in the KSBW News:

Congratulations to the new organic farmers who graduated last November 1st from our Farmer Education Program!!

Congratulations to the new organic farmers who graduated last November 1st from our Farmer Education Program!!

ALBA Featured in the CDFA’s video series!


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ALBA created this bilingual Food Safety Compliance Guide to help farmers prepare themselves for a food safety audit. The guide explains step by step all in terms of required written policies, records and where to find technical assistance.
Click on them to downloaded!





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