Cooperative Extension Contra Costa
University of California
Cooperative Extension Contra Costa

UC ANR Urban Ag Sacramento Area Workshop: Legal Basics of Urban Farming

Date: April 6, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Contact: Penny Leff,

Sponsor: Urban Agriculture

Location: Yolo Brewing Company, 1520 Terminal Street, West Sacramento, CA 95691

Event Details

Are you an urban farmer navigating the rules and regulations related to growing and selling food? A gardener who is thinking of selling some of your produce? A school or non-profit organization involved in farming? This special one-day workshop on Friday, April 6, 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm, will help position you for success. Participants will:

  • Explore the challenges and opportunities of urban agriculture with experienced Sacramento-area farmers.
  • Learn about Sacramento’s Urban Agriculture zoning laws.  
  • Find out what permits and licenses urban farmers need to sell produce, eggs, and other products.
  • Learn about important designations including Certified Organic, Cottage Food Producer, and more.
  • Meet staff from local agencies that are key resources for local farmers, including the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office, the Department of Public Health and UCCE
  • Get a preview of what’s on the horizon for urban farmers. Find out what’s happening with policy in the local urban agriculture movement, and how to get involved.

The cost is $20, which includes a resource packet, refreshments, and lunch. Pre-registration is required

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This is the second in a series of four Sacramento/Davis region workshops that will be held on 3/16, 4/6, 4/14, and 5/4, covering additional urban agriculture topics.

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