Dixon/Solano RCD Water Quality Coalition

HSP - Healthy Soils Program

 

 

 

 

To visit the CDFA – The Office of Environmental Farming and Innovation, Healthy Soils website, click here.

The CDFA HSP is now taking applications! The HSP Incentives Program will accept applications on a rolling basis until 5 p.m. PT on Friday, February 25, 2022 or until available funds are expended, whichever is earlier. California farmers and ranchers, as well as federal and California-recognized Native American Tribes are eligible to apply. 

CAFF is Providing Technical Assistance for
CDFA's Healthy Soils Program

1-on-1 technical and application assistance help is available in English and Spanish!

Latinx farmers are encouraged to apply!

No farm is too small, all farm sizes are welcome!

CDFA application period is now through February 25, 2022 on a first come, first serve basis. To learn more and get help applying for a grant, contact us at ecologicalfarming@caff.org or:

Sara Tiffany

sara@caff.org

(831) 801-3377

Dalia Rodriguez Caspeta

Español

dalia@caff.org

(323) 423-4075

 

Rose Curley

intern@caff.org

(559) 580-1272

 

visit www.cdfa.ca.gov/oefi/healthysoils/incentivesprogram.html.

To sign up for alerts from the CDFA on HSP and other programs, click here.

For a list of management practices eligible for funding, click here.

Highlighted are two of our Dixon/Solano RCD Water Quality Coalition Members that have participated in the Healthy Soils Program.  Click on the buttons below to hear their stories.

 

 

Sierra Orchards-Sean McNamera

Digging Into Soil Health

Walnut farmer Sean McNamara says CDFA's Healthy Soils Program affirms what he believes in and wants to engage with, such as composting, cover crop, no tillage, habitat, hedgerow and restoration. (Source: CDFA-HSP, 2021)

Sequoia Farms-George Lester

Soil Health for Sustainability

Sequoia Farms received a CDFA Healthy Soils Program grant to build soil health in walnut orchards. Hear what these farmers have to say about the importance of healthy soil—from the ground up. (Source: CDFA-HSP, 2021)