What We Do

California FarmLink creates equitable access to opportunity in support of healthy, local food systems. We help farmers, ranchers, and fishers to access affordable financing, learn how to create business resilience, and secure land for farming and ranching.

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Our Mission

As a Community Development Financial Institution, we invest in the prosperity and well-being of farmers, ranchers, and fishers who have limited access to financial resources. Our programs center communities of color, and promote just and resilient economies and natural resource conservation. We offer fair financing, business education, and support for owning or managing agricultural land.

Our Impact

Highlights from 2023

Originated in loans

Total amount deployed with 65 loans in 23 counties

Low-income borrowers

Percentage of loans provided to low-income people

Counties served

Among a total of 58 California counties

About California FarmLink

California FarmLink works to create an inclusive farm and food economy with equitable access to opportunity for farmers, ranchers, and fishers. We connect the next-generation of sustainable farmers and ranchers with land and financing.

We partner with farmers to build strong business skills, access fair financing, and establish secure land tenure. We strive to create economic and environmental resilience of farmers, ranchers, and fishers with limited access to financial resources.

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Client Stories

Outcomes for the people we work with speak to the value of our work. Learn more by reading our stories:

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