Katie Brimm

Find us @ EcoFarm! Farming through Wildfire Season: A Collective (and Practical) Conversation

EcoFarm Conference | Asilomar, CA Session B: January 19th at 10:30am-12:00pm Join Farmer Campus for a (gasp!) in-person workshop at EcoFarm in January 2023!  The intensity of wildfires is rapidly increasing, with record-breaking fire seasons every year. The unpredictability and sheer magnitude of wildfires can leave you feeling threatened, isolated, and helpless.  Together with CAFF, …

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Workshop: Financial Preparedness 101-Readying in Case of Disaster Sept 28

The best time to create resilience to a disaster was yesterday, the next best is now! Join Farmer Campus on Sept 28th, 10-11:30 pst for this live online workshop.  Details and RSVP Here   About this event   Are you financially prepared for a disaster? The threat of wide-sweeping catastrophic disasters -including wildfires, drought, extreme temperature …

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Wildfire Recovery: The Nuts and Bolts of Resilience with TurkeyTail Farm

Farmers Cheetah Tchudi and Samantha Zangrilli run TurkeyTail Farm in Yankee Hill, California. This is a diversified farm with vegetables, mushrooms, flowers, livestock, and other value-added products. During the Camp Fire in Butte County, they were evacuated for 28 days and lost everything but their livestock to severe fire damage – including their home. After 28 days …

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Wildfire Response: Evacuating with TurkeyTail Farm

Farmers Cheetah and Samantha run TurkeyTail Farm in Yankee Hill, California, a diversified farm with vegetables, mushrooms, flowers, livestock, and other value-added products. During the Camp Fire in Butte County, they were evacuated for 28 days and lost everything but their livestock to severe fire damage – including their home. In this two-part blog series, the farmers …

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Go Kits and Emergency Plans: Preparing for Wildfire with Bee-well Farms

Getting your farm and crew prepared for a disaster like a wildfire can feel overwhelming – but having a plan and Go-Bags ahead of time is a critical step in decreasing your risk and increasing your ability to safely and efficiently respond in an emergency. But what does it really look like in practice? What …

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Workshop: Intro to On-Farm Wildfire Preparedness with BeeWell Farms

Overwhelmed thinking about how to face a future of intensifying wildfires? As we head into spring, there’s no better time to evaluate your on-farm risk, get your evacuation plan made and practice your response plan ahead of fire season! Check out this recording of our live workshop from May 18th, featuring guest farmer educators Austin …

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Counting the Losses: Tallying the True Costs of Wildfire for Farmers 

Being impacted by wildfire is terrifying, potentially deadly, and can be extremely costly. But for farmers and ranchers, there are so many layers to the type of losses they face from not just the wildfire, but the evacuations and power shut-offs that can make recovery almost impossible. It’s important to note what these losses are …

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