Valley Land Alliance at a Glance

 Valley Land Alliance is driven by four simple goals:

 

 (1) Ensure safe, domestic food supplies

 (2) Ensure that farming and ranching remain         economically viable and attract jobs that                 complement a dynamic agricultural economy

 

 (3) Advocate that future development                     incorporates and pays for infrastructure, such       as: roads, sewage systems, reliable water and       schools

 (4) Support growth that is compact and                   maximizes density within existing city                     boundaries

VALLEY LAND ALLIANCE 

Our Mission is to Educate and Build Alliances to protect our uniquely productive California Central Valley farmland.

Samuel Johnson 

"There can be no life without soil, and no soil without life; they evolved together." Charles E. Kellogg

There are more soil microorganisms in a teaspoon of healthy soil than there 1 are people on the earth! Millions of species and billions of organisms—bacteria, algae, microscopic insects, earthworms, beetles, ants, mites, fungi and more—represent the greatest concentration of biomass anywhere on the planet! Microbes, which make up only one half of one percent of the total soil mass, are the yeasts, algae, protozoa, bacteria, nematodes, and fungi that process organic matter into rich, dark, stable humus in the soil.                                                                       from NRCSUSA.GOV

EDUCATION

We understand the importance  environmental education plays in our ability  to preserve agricultural lands. That is why we have hosted local forums, provided educational tours around the San Joaquin River, and offered a variety of family friendly activities for people of all ages to familiarize themselves  with the environment. We publish a  biannual newsletters to keep subscribers informed.

PARTNERSHIPS

We have worked with a variety of organizations throughout the years, and continue to do so. We have partnered with Merced County Farm Bureau, the Merced Alliance for Responsible Growth, the Merced Chapter of the Sierra Club, the Planada and LeGrand Associations, Farmland Working Group, The Farmer’s Union, The San Joaquin Chapter of the California Alliance of Family Farmers, the American Farmland Trust and the Sierra Nevada Alliance. 

DONATE

Help us make a difference in our Valley. Become a member today by making a donation!

Annual Donation

$15 Student, $35 Individual, $100 Family, and $100 Business

Annual Dinner/Green Tour Admission Fee: $20

(209) 756-2421

PO Box 102 Cressey CA United States 95312

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