MESA Awarded $50,000 to Help California Farmers Build Fire Resilience

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MESA was recently awarded a $50,000 grant by Western Extension Risk Management Education (WERME) to leverage its 22 years of facilitating experiential farmer training programs and develop a hybrid online Fire Resilience Course for farmers to better prepare for fire-related risk.

Alumni Achievements

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MESA Alumni are spreading agroecology and food sovereignty around the world! From Peru to Kenya, here is how two Alums are sharing their talents and expertise. Peris Nderitu, Kenya MESA Steward 2011 This past December, former MESA Steward Peris Nderitu facilitated a “Culinary Art Skills Exchange” on traditional food and seeds from Eastern and Southern Africa. Facilitated by the agriculture …

MESA’s Position Letter After Elections

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We greet you full of hope. We took some time to quietly and as a team reflect on our thoughts and feelings following the results of Election Day, and now we want to share those reflections with all of you, our treasured community: 1- We understand that our work –- MESA’s, yours, the community that supports us — is more …

Carta de Posicionamiento después de las Elecciones en USA

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Querida comunidad Lxs saludamos llenos de esperanza Tomamos un tiempo para en silencio y como equipo reflexionar acerca de nuestros pensamientos y sentimientos frente a los resultados de la pasada jornada electoral, y ahora queremos compartirlo con todxs ustedes, nuestra comunidad. 1- Entendemos que nuestro trabajo, y cuando decimos nuestro queremos decir el el de MESA y el de cada …

Celebrating Women Changing the Food System Panel

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October 22nd marked our 5th annual Forging Farmers event, where we celebrated inspirational community changemakers, all women, with an interactive panel, emotional awards ceremony, and a delicious organic farm-to-table buffet. GRATITUDE We want to send a huge thank you to all the wonderful people who made the event possible – stewards, volunteers, staff, sponsors, and attendees! Thanks to all of you, the …