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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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Farming Through Wildfire Season Program Launch

We’re happy to announce that Farmer Campus, along with our organizational partners CAFF, received funding to continue our Farming through Wildfire Season program! Thank you to our collaborators for your support in garnering those resources. We’re thrilled to offer viable, actionable solutions for addressing the challenges of farming in wildfire country. In Phase II of …

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Upcoming Workshop: Community Wildfire Resilience

Feb 28th, 2:30pm PST | Small Farms Conference The unpredictability and sheer magnitude of fires can leave farmers and ranchers feeling threatened and helpless. The size, longevity and intensity of wildfires is rapidly increasing in the Western region, with record breaking fire seasons every year. This Interactive Group Forum brings the audience together to share …

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