climate change

Farming through Wildfire Season: The Key role of Farmers in Building Wildfire Resilience

By Katie Brimm and Natalia Pinzón Originally written for and published by the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network Wildfire becomes more a part of agriculturalists’ (farmers, ranchers, orchardists, grazers etc) lives across the world every day. Climate change, combined with years of fire suppression policies, have brought an unsettlingly new normal of increasingly devastating wildfires. […]

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Lessons in Fire: Wildfire Exposes New Pathways for Recovery

with Jered Lawson, Pie Ranch Like many farmers and ranchers, the folks at Pie Ranch figured a wildfire disaster of any magnitude was something that happened elsewhere and never to them, “Frankly, we were caught off guard,” says co-founder Jered Lawson. In 2020, the CZU Lightning Complex fire overtook the educational farm nestled in a pie-shaped

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Workshop: Financial Recovery 101 for Disasters

No one wants to think that disaster will happen to them, but with increasingly devastating wildfires, floods and other symptoms of climate change, the time to prepare for recovery is now! This recorded workshop covered: What are the basics of financial disaster recovery farmers/ranchers? On a high level, what are the resources available to farmers

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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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