Farm Credit Helps California Adults, Students Learn More About Agriculture Careers

Chico (3-23-18) - Adults and high school students interested in careers in agriculture will have help reaching their goals thanks to a recent $15,000 donation by Farm Credit to the Center for Land-Based Learning, a non-profit that inspires, educates and cultivates future generations of California farmers and agricultural leaders.

Farm Credit donated $10,000 to Land-Based Learning’s California Farm Academy program which offers a seven-month training program for adults interested in becoming farmers, and another $5,000 to the Farming, Agriculture, and Resource Management for Sustainability Leadership Program (FARMS), which introduces high school students to college and career opportunities in agriculture, especially in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math.

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Community Action Agency’s North State Food Bank Receives $5,000 from Golden State Farm Credit and CoBank

The contribution will help cover the costs associated with the distribution of food throughout the service region encompassing Butte, Glenn, Colusa, Plumas, Sierra and Tehama counties.

Chico (12-11-17) – The North State Food Bank, part of the Butte County CAA, serves an average of 45,000 hungry residents a month, received a $5,000 donation from Golden State Farm Credit and CoBank, a cooperative bank serving vital industries throughout rural America.

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The Central Valley Community Foundation Receives $5,000 from Golden State Farm Credit and CoBank

The contribution will help cover the costs associated with promoting crop gifting to support philanthropy and educational attainment in the Central Valley

Kingsburg (12-7-17) – The Central Valley Community Foundation, a local non-profit that tackles challenges on behalf of over 2 million people living in six Central Valley counties, has received a $5,000 donation from Golden State Farm Credit and CoBank, a cooperative bank serving vital industries throughout rural America.

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The Community Food Bank Receives $5,000 from Golden State Farm Credit and CoBank

The contribution will help cover the costs associated with serving food to people located in Fresno, Madera, Kings, Kern and Tulare Counties.

Kingsburg (12-7-17) – The Community Food Bank, a local non-profit that provides food to over 280,000 people a month, received a $5,000 donation from Golden State Farm Credit and CoBank, a cooperative bank serving vital industries throughout rural America.

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Torres Community Shelter Receives $5,000 from Golden State Farm Credit and CoBank

The contribution will help cover the costs associated with providing emergency housing, food, and aid to roughly 160 individuals that receive nightly services, as well as 18 families, with 40 children, those currently stay at the Torres Shelter on an ongoing basis.

Chico (11-28-17) – Torres Community Shelter, a local non-profit serving displaced men, women, and children, has received a $5,000 donation from Golden State Farm Credit and CoBank, a cooperative bank serving vital industries throughout rural America.

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