Our Coalition Members

The following is a complete list of our organizational members. Our members are involved in different ways, but all support and are committed to CFJC’s mission.  We are honored to work with these organizations and appreciate their contribution to strengthening the Coalition.

Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project
Acta Non Verba is a urban garden project creating a safe outdoor space for children and youth.

ALBA (Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association)
ALBA provides educational and business opportunities for farm workers and aspiring farmers to grow and sell crops grown on two organic farms in Monterey County, California.

Bay Area Green Tours
Bay Area Green Tours’ mission is to provide educational tours and events that demonstrate the sustainable economy in action, inspire support of local green businesses, and empower people to incorporate environmental responsibility and social justice into their personal and professional lives.

Berkeley Youth Alternatives Garden
Berkeley Youth Alternatives Garden provides a secure and nurturing environment for all the children, youth, and families of our community.

Berkeley Ecology Center
The Ecology Center facilitates urban lifestyles consistent with the goals of ecological sustainability, social equity, and economic development. Their programs include Information Services, Berkeley’s residential curbside recycling, the three Berkeley Farmers’ Markets, the Farm Fresh Choice food justice program, and the EcoHouse demonstration house and garden.

Buried River Ranch
Buried River Ranch nurtures a connection to and understanding of animal agriculture in the San Francisco Bay Area through education, research, and the development of a small scale model farm.

CANFIT works with communities and policymakers to develop culturally resonant policies and practices that improve food and fitness environments for adolescents in low income communities and communities of color.

Community Water Center
Community Water Center seeks to ensure that all communities have access to safe, clean and affordable water.

Californians for Pesticide Reform
Californians for Pesticide Reform works to improve and protect public health, sustainable agriculture, and environmental quality by building a movement across California that changes statewide pesticide policies and practices.

CropMobster™ links communities in-need with local farmers, producers and food purveyors who need a hand or have excess food to sell or donate. The CropMobster community rolls up their sleeves to prevent food waste, feed people and support local food businesses. Join CropMobster™ – It’s FUN & GOOD!

Environmental Working Group
EWG uses the power of research, advocacy and consumer education to advance policy and market changes in food, farming, natural resources and industrial chemicals – all with the mission to protect human health and the environment.

Fairview Gardens
Fairview Gardens builds critical connections between community, food and nature through farming, education, and advocacy.

Farm Fresh Choice
Farm Fresh Choice is the Ecology Center’s food justice program that engages low-income residents of Berkeley in reclaiming their optimal health through youth empowerment, nutrition education and community outreach.

Farm To Table Food Services
Research, development, technical support, implementation, and administration of farm to table programs for food services, including, schools, universities, municipalities food programs, health facilities, and other social service organizations.

Food & Water Watch
Food & Water Watch works to ensure the food, water and fish we consume is safe, accessible and sustainably produced.

Food Chain Workers Alliance
The Food Chain Workers Alliance is a coalition of worker-based organizations whose members plant, harvest, process, pack, transport, prepare, serve, and sell food, organizing to improve wages and working conditions for all workers along the food chain.

Food First
Food First shapes how people think by analyzing the root causes of global hunger, poverty, and ecological degradation and developing solutions in partnership with movements working for social change.

Food Shift
Opposed to the harmful social and environmental impacts of wasted food, Food Shift is working with community agencies and local food establishments to develop a system that collects and redistributes good quality food to feed the hungry, create jobs, combat global warming, conserve natural resources and create a more healthful and sustainable community.

Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission
Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission focuses all available resources to empower low-income families and individuals working toward the skills, knowledge and motivation for self-sufficiency.

Go Live
Go Live produces media, music, performance and events to inform and inspire historically oppressed communities towards a more just food system.

HOPE Collaborative
HOPE (Health for Oakland’s People and Environment) Collaborative’s mission is to create community-driven and sustainable environmental change that will significantly improve the health and wellness of Oakland flatland community members.

Hope 4 the Heart
Hope 4 the Heart, an all-volunteer run food bank in the Bay Area, is open to schools, nonprofits, and faith based groups who need food, believing that no one should go hungry in our food rich nation.

Hunger Action Los Angeles
HALA is a nonprofit organization working to end hunger and promote healthy eating through community education, outreach, networking, and empowerment of low income people to speak on issues that affect their lives directly. Check out a recent interview with HALA’s Frank Tamborello and John Jackson on Qumran.

Mandela Marketplace
Mandela Marketplace works in partnership with local residents, family farmers, and community-based businesses to improve health, create wealth, and build assets through cooperative food enterprises in low income communities.

National Family Farm Coalition
The National Family Farm Coalition represents family farm and rural groups whose members face the challenge of the deepening economic recession in rural communities and serves as a national link for grassroots organizations working on family farm issues.

National Hmong American Farmers
NHAF is a non-profit 501C3 organization whose mission is to preserve Hmong-American Farm culture by promoting economic self-sufficiency for Hmong-American and other immigrant and ethnically underrepresented farmers. NHAF provides services to independent farmers throughout the country, with special focus on California’s Central Valley farmers, who may have limited access to government programs. They believe that the success of small farmers is a benefit to us all.

North Coast Co-op
North Coast Co-op provides its community with healthful food, nutritional education and demonstrate environmental responsibility through the products it sells and the services it provides.

Northwest Farmbill Action Group
We provide a space for Pacific Northwest communities to educate themselves about the upcoming Farm Bill and to cultivate the tools needed to work towards a better food system for everyone.

Nourish is an educational initiative designed to open a meaningful conversation about food and sustainability, particularly in schools and communities.

Oakland Food Connection
The Oakland Food Connection promotes nutritional awareness, access to healthy foods, and connections between people and our planet.

OBUGS: Oakland Based Urban Gardens
OBUGS works to build healthy communities in West and North Oakland through after-school and summer camp programs offered to children, youth, and families in a network of school and neighborhood gardens, green spaces, and farmers’ markets.

One in Ten Coalition
One in Ten Coalition is a community based coalition of urban and rural farmers, gardeners, students, teachers, and other involved residents of San Diego County working with food systems projects, youth & community development organizations, and health service providers to achieve healthy food access for all.

Orange County Food Access Coalition
Orange County Food Access Coalition gets nutritious food into the hands of our most vulnerable residents today, and devises long-term strategies to ensure people will have unfettered access to good, nutritious food in the future by transforming our local food system.

PANNA works to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives.<

Pesticide Watch
Pesticide Watch works side-by-side with Californians to prevent pesticide exposure, promote local farming, and build healthier communities.

Planting Justice
Planting Justice brings community members together to create replicable, energy- and water-efficient gardens that demonstrate how it is possible to grow a complete nutritional diet right where 80% of U.S. residents live: in the city.

Public Health Institute
Public Health Institute generates and promotes research, leadership and partnerships to build capacity for strong public health policy, programs, systems and practices.

Rooted In Community
Rooted in Community (RIC) is a national network of 100+ organizations that empowers youth from excluded communities to take leadership for food justice.

Rural Coalition/Coalición Rural
The Rural Coalition/Coalición Rural is an alliance of farmers, farmworkers, indigenous, migrant, and working people from the United States, Mexico, Canada, and beyond working together toward a new society that values unity, hope, people, and land.

RYSE Center
RYSE Center is committed to maintaining safety for the full diversity of youth we serve so they are able to take healthy risks emotionally, politically, and physically.

San Diego Hunger Coalition
The San Diego Hunger Coalition builds coalitions of community-based organizations, schools and elected officials to eliminate food insecurity in the San Diego region.

Slow Food Bay Area
Slow Food is an idea, a way of living and a way of eating. It is a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment.

Soil Born Farms
Soil Born Farms allows youth and adults to rediscover and participate in a system of food production and distribution that promotes healthy living, nurtures the environment and brings people together to share the simple pleasures of living life in harmony with nature.

South Central Farmers
South Central Farmers takes a principled stand for more livable and resilient communities.

Swanton Berry Farm
Swanton Berry Farm is focused on bringing the best tasting berries and vegetables on the planet.

Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation 
TNDC provides affordable housing and services for low-income people in the Tenderloin and throughout San Francisco, to promote equitable access to opportunity and resources.

Truly Living Well
Truly Living Well grows better communities by connecting people with the land through education, training, and demonstration of economic success in natural urban agriculture.

Urban Adamah
Urban Adamah is an educational farm and community center in Berkeley, CA. Their signature program is a 3-month residential fellowship program for young adults that combines organic farming, progressive Jewish living and social justice work. All of the crops grown on their organic farm are given freely to community members in need of healthy food through other local organizations and their weekly Free Farm Stand.

Urban Tilth
Urban Tilth cultivates agriculture in west Contra Costa County to help our community build a more sustainable, healthy, and just food system.

Veritable Vegetable
Veritable Vegetable is the nation’s oldest distributor of certified organic produce. Through the creativity and hard work of many women and men who have worked here since 1974, we’re proud to have earned a reputation for quality, integrity, and leadership.

Westside Food Bank
Westside Food Bank is committed to distributing as much nutritious food as possible to food assistance programs on the Westside of LA County, and to minimizing food waste and fighting the causes of hunger in the community.

The Working Group
The Working Group is an Oakland-based non-profit media company that combines television, internet and web resources with outreach and organizing efforts in the areas of workplace issues; race, diversity and the battle against intolerance; and encouraging democracy and citizen participation.