FOX FARM | 3636 Rosewood Place, Riverside 92506 | berndtsplants.blogspot.com | berndtsplants@gmail.com | (951) 452-6840 | Urban farm. Fruits, vegetables, eggs.

GLESS RANCH | 18541 Van Buren Blvd, Riverside 92508 | glessranch.com | info@glessranch.com | (951) 653-5991 | Family-owned since 1907.

GOAT RODEO SOAP | 16865 Evening Star Road, Riverside 92506 | goatrodeosoap.com | info@goatroadeosoap.com | (626) 826-3204 | Dairy goats. We use the milk to hand craft soap. All ingredients are natural. Raw milk, essential oils, herbs, spices and botanicals. We sell at the Downtown Riverside Farmers’ Market and a few retail locations in the area.

GOLD NUGGET RANCH | February through May | Paul and Cathy Wahlstrom | 1775 Jackson Street, Riverside 92504 | cdwgnr97@gmail.com | (951) 347-6650 | Gold nugget mandarins, clementines, and fancy.

JONG’S EGG RANCH | David Smith | david@jongs.com | (909) 809-2247 | Locally produced fresh chicken eggs, quail eggs, and organic fertilizers. Operations are not open to the public.

MEDINA FARM | 10480 Dufferin Avenue, Riverside 92503 | cridge123@me.com | (951) 588-8384 | Seasonal sales. Avocados, oranges, more.

THE GROVE | Deborah Ghamlouch | Facebook: The-Grove-Organic-Family-Farm | thegrovemail@yahoo.com | (626) 786-4068 | Organic citrus and avocados, honey from local bees, compost. California organic certification, CCOF registration. We sell to grocery stores, restaurants, farmers’ markets.

GAYTAN FAMILY FARM | Facebook: Gaytan Family Farm | (951) 660-5645 | Sells at farmers’ market.

REGIONAL FARMS

Find additional farms beyond Riverside by searching localharvest.com.

MACALA ORCHARDS | Nina Morton | 160 West Foothill Parkway #105-150, Corona 92882 | macalacompanies.com | (951) 898-8384 | Pomegranates, olives, guavas, figs, grapes, herbs. Pomegranate jelly, pomegranate spread (no sugar added), 100% pure pomegranate juice, guava juice, pomegranate-guava jam, guava leaf tea, dried rosemary, dried oregano, dried sage, extra virgin olive oil.

SUNNY CABANA FARMS | 1PM-6PM Monday through Saturday | 18880 Avenue B, Perris 92570 | sunnycabanafarm.com | farmer@sunnycabanafarm.com | (714) 869-8379 | “Organic small-family farmstead specializing in grass-fed raw goats’ milk, pastured poultry, eggs, produce, and ‘farmaceutical-grade’ skin care.”

STATE AGENCIES

CA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE | cdfa.ca.gov

CA CITRUS THREAT | californiacitrusthreat.org | (800) 491-1899

CA DEPARTMENT OF PESTICIDE REGULATIONS | cdpr.ca.gov

CA AGRITOURISM | sfp.ucdavis.edu/agritourism/ | Penny Leff | paleff@ucdavis.edu | (530) 752-7779 | Marketing Regional Farms and Wineries, sfp.ucdavis.edu/files/224898.pdf

CA AG TOURISM DIRECTORY | calagtour.org

CA CERTIFIED ORGANIC FARMERS | 2155 Delaware Avenue Suite 160, Santa Cruz 95060 | ccof.org | ccof@ccof.org | (831) 423-2263 | CCOF is a nonprofit organic certifier and trade association that has become a leader in the organic industry.

CA SMALL FARM CONFERENCE | P.O. Box 2309, Loomis 95650 | californiafarmconference.com/ | (888) 712-4188

CITRUS RESEARCH BOARD | citrusresearch.org | (559) 738-0246

RIVERSIDE AGENCIES

RIVERSIDE COUNTY AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE | County Administrative Center | 4080 Lemon Street Room 19, Basement | P.O. Box 1089, Riverside 92502-1089 | rivcoag.org | agdept@co.riverside.ca.us | (951) 955-3000 | Provides ag permits, certifications, licenses, and administers county agricultural ordinances.

RIVERSIDE COUNTY FARM BUREAU | 21160 Box Springs Road Suite #102, Moreno Valley 92557 | RiversideCFB.com | president@RiversideCFB.com | (951) 684-6732 | Farm Bureau is an independent non-governmental membership organization governed by and representing farm and ranch families united for the purpose of analyzing their problems and formulating action to achieve educational improvement, economic opportunity, and social advancement and, thereby, to promote the national well-being.

RIVERSIDE COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY | rivcoeda.org | (951) 955-8916

Sponsor! CITY OF RIVERSIDE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | 3900 Main Street, Riverside 92522 | riversideoed.com | Joyce Jong | jjong@riversideca.gov | (951) 826-5265 | For help with finding Green Belt farmland, local loans for irrigation, GrowRIVERSIDE, local ag, and economic development.

NATIONAL YOUNG FARMERS COALITION | youngfarmers.org

RIVERSIDE COUNTY AG TRAIL | agtrail.rivcoca.org

UC RIVERSIDE, CITRUS VARIETY COLLECTION | citrusvariety.ucr.edu/ | Tracy Kahn, PhD | Kahn@citrus.ucr.edu | (951) 827-7360

UC VEGETABLE RESEARCH AND INFORMATION CENTER | vric.ucdavis.edu/ | vric@ucdavis.edu | VRIC’s mission is to foster appropriate research, collect and disseminate information relevant to consumers, growers and processors in the California vegetable industry and to continue its role as a leader and nationally-recognized source of research and information in the support of the vegetable industry. Cost and return studies, blogs, related websites.

UC COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF RIVERSIDE COUNTY | 21150 Box Springs Road, Moreno Valley 92557 | ceriverside.ucanr.edu | ceriverside@ucdavis.edu | (951) 683-6491 | Provides research-based education in crop production, agri-tourism, and public nutrition. Administers the 4H program, which helps youth develop skills and good citizenship. Provides training for Master Gardeners.

Cooperative Extension Advisors

Jose Aguiar: Vegetable crops production | jlaguiar@ucanr.edu | (760) 342-6437

Carmen Gispert: Viticulture | cgispert@ucanr.edu | (760) 342-2466

Sonia Rios: Subtropical horticulture | sirios@ucanr.edu | (951) 683-6491 ext. 224

Claudia Carrasco Diaz: 4H | cpdiaz@ucanr.edu | (951) 683-6491 ext. 222

Rosas Olaiz: Master Gardener program | rmolaiz@ucanr.edu | (951) 683-6491 ext. 230

UC COOPERATIVE EXTENSION ONLINE RESOURCES | ucanr.edu

UC SMALL FARM PROGRAM | sfp.ucdavis.edu

UCR AVOCADO INFORMATION | ucavo.ucr.edu

UC AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES CATALOGUE | anrcatalog.ucanr.edu | (800) 994-8849

UC ANR URBAN AGRICULTURE RESOURCES | ucanr.edu/sites/UrbanAg/

UC INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT ONLINE | ipm.ucdavis.edu

UC RIVERSIDE AG OPERATIONS | Dr. Peggy A. Mauk, Director of Agricultural Operations and Subtropical Horticulture Specialist | agops.ucr.edu | (951) 827-5906 (main), (951) 827-4274 (direct) | Citrus Field Day, Avocado Day

SOIL RESOURCES

USDA SOIL SURVEY | www.websoilsurvey.sc.egov.usda.gov

CALIFORNIA’S SOIL APP | www.casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu/soilweb-apps

WATER RESOURCES

Sponsor! RIVERSIDE PUBLIC UTILITIES | GreenRiverside.com | (951) 782-0330

WESTERN MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT | wmwd.com | (951) 571-7100

GAGE CANAL COMPANY | (951) 780-1333

SUSTAINABLE FARMING PRACTICES

USDA NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICES (NRCS) | 950 Ramona Blvd Suite 6, San Jacinto 92582 | Robert S. Hewitt, District Conservationist | (951) 654-7139 | The San Jacinto Field Office assists farmers with onsite technical assistance to help conserve natural resources. Information about Best Management Practices (BMPs) for on-farm erosion control, irrigation, and other conservation practices. Applications and conservation planning for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

NATIONAL SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE COALITION (NSAC) | sustainableagriculture.net | NSAC advocates for federal policy reform for the sustainability of food systems, natural resources, and rural communities.

POLLINATOR RESOURCE CENTER | xerces.org/pollinator-resource-center/

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION | sare.org

Sponsor! NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS

Sponsor! RIVERSIDE-CORONA RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT (RCRCD) | 8AM-4PM Monday-Thursday | 4500 Glenwood Drive Building A, Riverside 92501 | rcrcd.org | (951) 683-7691 | Visit the LandUse Learning Center to learn about sustainable agriculture, native habitats, and urban areas. Pick up plant lists for climate appropriate crops.

UC SUSTAINABLE AG RESEARCH AND ED PROGRAM | asi.ucdavis.edu/programs/sarep/

THE CALIFORNIA FARMER MARKETPLACE | cafarmermarketplace.com | A free statewide website featuring California produce, grains, meats, and other products for sale. Register as a grower or a buyer.

CALIFORNIA FARM TO FORK | cafarmtofork.com | Regional and seasonal foods site features local efforts, resources and a blog.

 

FARMLAND PRESERVATION

Sponsor! CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION

AMERICAN FARMLAND TRUST | farmland.org | (916) 448-1064

Sponsor! RIVERSIDE-CORONA RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT | rcrcd.org | Shelli Lamb | lamb@rcrcd.org | (951) 683-7691 ext. 202 | Farmland and habitat preservation and restoration.

RIVERSIDE LAND CONSERVANCY | 4075 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside 92501 | riversidelandconservancy.org | (951) 788-0670 | Land preservation through fee acquisition and conservation easements.

Sponsor! FRIENDS OF RIVERSIDE’S HILLS | A nonprofit public benefit corporation.

AMERICAN AgCREDIT | AgLoan.com | (800) 800-4865, (909) 947-2371

ACCION | us.accion.org | (619) 795-7250

CUTTING EDGE CAPITAL/GCSOLUTIONS INC. | Seth Wilson | (626) 487-9046 | Financial Series Support: Crowd-funded securities, resource and strategic planning water filtration to support bio-solids to fertilizer and erosion control, animal manure management.

SLOWMONEY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA | slowmoneysocal.org

USDA NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE (NRCS) EQIP PROGRAM | Robert S. Hewitt, District Conservationist | nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/programs/financial/eqip/ | (951) 654-7139 | The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) provides financial and technical assistance to agricultural producers for conservation practices that improve soil, water, plant, animal, air and related natural resources on agricultural land. EQIP can provide cost sharing for conversion to low volume irrigation systems.

USDA RIVERSIDE COUNTY FARM SERVICES AGENCY | Rosalinda Singh | 81-077 Indio Blvd, Indio 92201 | fsa.usda.gov/index/ | (760) 347-3675 ext. 2

ALAN A. WASHBURN, Citrus Psyllid Coordinator for Riverside County | 807 Center Street, Riverside 92501 alana@washburnandsons.com | (951) 683-2392 | Pick Pack pest control, entomology, expertise in citrus. Certified Pest Control Advisor.

BLUE BANNER COMPANY INC. | 2601 3rd Street, Riverside 92507 | Citrus packing.

CORONA COLLEGE HEIGHTS ORANGE AND LEMON ASSOCIATION (CCH) | 8000 Lincoln Avenue, Riverside 92504 | (951) 688-1811 | Citrus packing.

INDEX FRESH | 3880 Lemon Street Suite 210, Riverside 92501 | (packing house) 18184 Slover Avenue, Bloomington 92316 | indexfresh.com | (909) 877-0999 | Avocado packing, distribution. Educational seminars, CDs.

JOEL GARCIA, Orchard Care | (909) 376-0494

RICHARD ZAPIEN, Farm Consultant | (714) 865-5364 | Paid consulting on start-up farming, low-volume irrigation, pest management, crop rotation. QAC license.

RIVERSIDE FOOD SYSTEMS ALLIANCE | riversidefoodsystemsalliance.org | info@riversidefoodsystemsalliance.org | Facebook: Riverside Food Systems Alliance | (951) 640-3868

SEEDSTOCK | seedstock.com

CITROGRAPH | citrusresearch.org/citrograph

THE PRODUCE NEWS | theproducenews.com

CITY FARMER NEWS | cityfarmer.info