July 19, 2022

CDFA to Host Upcoming Listening Sessions for the Public in Advance of the Farm Bill

The California Department of Food and Agriculture announced four upcoming listening sessions where the public can outline their concerns in advance of negotiation for the 2023 federal Farm Bill.

The listening sessions will be held:

Aug. 10, 2022

Virtual via Zoom, with Spanish interpretation provided.

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Register here:


Aug. 16, 2022

In-person in San Diego and Virtual, with Spanish interpretation provided.

Noon – 2 p.m.

Neighborhood House

Copley Conference Room

5660 Copley Dr.

San Diego, CA 92111

Register for the Zoom component here:


Aug. 23, 2022

In-person in Fresno

Noon – 2 p.m.

Fresno County Farm Bureau

1274 W. Hedges Ave.

Fresno, CA 93728

Sept. 7, 2022

In-person in Richmond

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Urban Tilth

323 Brookside Dr.

Richmond, CA 94801

Recordings of the Aug. 10 and Aug 16 Zoom listening sessions will be made available afterwards on the CDFA web site. For more information, farm bill resources and the option to submit comments online, please go to https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/Farm_Bill/ Comments or questions may also be emailed to [email protected].