Preserving Farms that Feed the World


Alvernaz Farm

Posted by on Oct 21, 2013

This beautiful farm is located in Merced County near the town of Livingston. In the early 1960’s, Joe Alvernaz purchased this 211 acres of prime farmland which is ideally suited...

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Landowner Incentives

Posted by on Sep 15, 2010

The Central Valley Farmland Trust (CVFT) is recognized as a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization by the Internal Revenue Service. This allows landowners under certain situations who...

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Central Valley Farmland Mitigation

Posted by on Oct 17, 2013

The Central Valley Farmland Trust (CVFT) is often the go-to land trust in facilitating the placement of agricultural conservation easements to fulfill farmland mitigation requirements in the Central Valley. This is evidenced by the following:

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Walnut Pesto

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014

Walnut Pesto ½ cup broken walnuts 1 large clove of garlic, chopped 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves ¼ tsp. salt 1 cup packed Italian Leaf parsley ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3...

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