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Western SARE Accepting Applications for Research and Education Grant

March 22nd 2020
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Research & Education Pre-Proposals Applications for the Research and Education Pre-Proposal program is now open. Read the full Call for Proposal for criteria and directions for applying. The deadline for applying is May 22, 2020. Notification of status of the 2020 Research and Education Call for Pre-Proposals will be in late July 2020. This grant program involves scientists, agricultural producers, and others using interdisciplinary approaches to advance sustainable agriculture at local and regional levels. With the collaboration of producers, projects must integrate rigorous research [Read More]

Advisory Board

March 3rd 2020

The Ad-Hoc Advisory Board is part of Provender Alliance’s community brain trust, comprised of members who advise the Executive Director with their feedback, input, and overall expertise on an as-needed basis.   Dag Falck [Read More]

Lundberg Family Farms receives Grower of the Year award from Organic Growers Summit

November 5th 2019

Organic Grower Summit Announces Grower of the Year Award Recipient Monterey, CA (November 4, 2019) — California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) and the Organic Produce Network (OPN) will honor long-time organic growers Lundberg Family Farms as the recipient of the third annual Organic Grower Summit’s Grower of the Year. Lundberg Family Farms was selected based on the company’s ongoing commitment and dedication to excellence in organic production and organic industry leadership and innovation. The Grower of the Year award will [Read More]

Provender and Positively Natural Team Up to Offer Members Discounts!

September 10th 2018

          Positively Natural Members Save on Provender Conference Registration Are you a member of Positively Natural?  Would you like to come experience the 42nd Annual Provender Alliance Educational Conference?  Provender is offering current members of Positively Natural the same rates as Provender members on conference registration, a savings of up to $225.  To find out more about the conference, see the full schedule of events HERE.  Please contact Vicki for a special registration code if you [Read More]

Climate Change and Small-scale Family Farmers: What We See and What We Can Do

April 30th 2018

Dana Geffner and Bená Burda came together as friends through their work with small-scale producers around the world.​ Each of them has seen first-hand how changing weather is ravaging small-scale farmers on every continent.  The 450 million smallholder farmers globally are critical to addressing climate change and meeting the world’s food security needs. Share their experiences: one in the world of non-profits and public policy, and one with on-the-ground supply chains. Witness farmer realities, hear about agricultural and industry initiatives, [Read More]