Humboldt County Ag Related Committees
NORTH COAST GROWERS ASSOCIATION
Manages the Eureka/Arcata Farmers Markets. Fruit, vegetable, ornamental crop farmers, Some seafood and wool. General membership meets twice a year, Board of Directors meets almost every month.
Contact: Voicemail at 441-9999, Website is humfarms.org
HUMBOLDT COUNTY FARM BUREAU
Local chapter of statewide and national organization which is farmer membership. Political action on all issues of agriculture, land use planning, watersheds etc. Education and local economic growth of ag industry are all topics they embrace. Several on-going committees. Locally mostly beef, dairy, timber and a few row crop farmers are active.
Contact: Executive Director Katherine Zeimer at 443-4844, Website is humboldtfarmbureau.org
CALIFORNIA CERTIFIED ORGANIC FARMERS HUMBOLDT TRINITY CHAPTER (also includes Del Norte)
A local chapter of the statewide organization which inspects, educates and supports organic farming.
Contact: Beth Dominick at 822-3711
HUMBOLDT COUNTY WOOL GROWERS
Ranchers who raise sheep for meat and wool meet semi-annually to promote their industry.
Contact: Jan Flosi at 722-4127.
HUMBOLDT CREAMERY ASSOCIATION
A cooperative of dairy producers who own and run the creamery to process their milk, and many other dairy products.
Contact: Rich Ghilarducci at 725-6182
DAIRY GOAT CLUB
Used to meet regularly. Goat’s milk is sold to local cheese producers for upscale gourmet products. Family consumption of goat meat.
Contact: Deborah Silva at 786-4907 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
HUMBOLDT COUNTY FOREST RESOURCE COMMITTEE
Established in 1999 replacing the Forest Advisory Committee which was appointed by the Board of Supervisors. The committee is advisory to the Board and the Planning Commission on all matters that pertain to forestry. The Chair of this committee is Steve Launi and Martha Spencer is the county contact person. The agenda is posted at the Community Development Dept. The public is welcome to bring issues to the committee.
CITY OF ARCATA FOREST COMMITTEE
Committee Members are Jerry Barnes, Lowell Diller, Russell Forsberg, Danny Haggans, Lisa Hoover, Jack Naylor, Mark Andre.