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On 5/11/2016 CCWF met at the Knightsen Farm Bureau Hall for informative presentations and an optional tour of G&S Farms.
Our topic was Contra Costa agriculture and the importance of farmers as stewards of land and water resources.
LAFCO Commissioner Don Tatzin discussed Contra Costa LAFCO’s draft Agriculture and Open Space Preservation Policy. Mike Yeraka, General Manager of Diablo Water District, provided an update on Groundwater Management in Eastern Contra Costa. Mark Dwelley of Dwelley Farms and Joe Ghiggeri of G&S farms discussed farm operations and highlight the conservation measures they implement on their farms.
At 11:30, we enjoyed an optional tour of G&S Farms.