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This Survey will help us serve you better: 
Needs Assessment for Small-Scale Farmers in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties

Esta encuesta nos ayudará a servirle mejor:
Encuesta de evaluación de necesidades para granjas a pequeña escala en los condados de San Luis Obispo y Santa Bárbara

Are you a small-scale farmer in Santa Barbara County or San Luis Obispo County? 

The Small Farms Program has recently returned to the South Central Coast! We are asking for your input on the type of services, resources, and research you would like us to provide.

We have put together a quick survey for small-scale farmers in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties to share their main concerns, interests, and current farming practices. By filling out this survey, you will help shape the future of the Small Farms Program in Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County.

You’ll be helping us understand: 

  • What are the top concerns of small-scale farmers in our area? 
  • What training or resources will be most valuable to small farmers? 
  • What are the current financing and marketing strategies of small farms?

The results of this survey will help us:

  • Empower and educate small-scale farmers   
  • Create services that fit the needs of small farmers 
  • Build the Small Farms Program  

To access the survey, click the link above.

If you have any questions about this survey or to request a paper copy of this survey, feel free to contact Kirsten Pearsons (kapearsons@ucanr.edu, 805-788-9486).

Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre esta encuesta o para solicitar una copia impresa de esta encuesta, no dude en comunicarse con Maria Orozco al mdlorozcoramirez@ucanr.edu o al (805)781-5815.