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CA Right to Know – Coalition of more than 50 organizations and businesses that are in support of the 2012 California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act, which is on the ballot for the California elections in November 2012. 

CCOF – Founded in 1973, California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) promotes and supports organic food and agriculture through a premier organic certification program, trade support, producer and consumer education and political advocacy.

Cowgirl Creamery – In 1997 Sue Conley and Peggy Smith opened Cowgirl Creamery in Pt. Reyes Station and Straus Family Creamery has been supplying the organic milk for their wonderful cheeses ever since. 

Edible Schoolyard  - The mission of the Edible Schoolyard Project is to build and share a food curriculum for all schools, envisioning this “edible education” as part of the core curriculum of every school in the country.

Just Label It – National campaign consisting of more than 550 partner organizations that support a petition to the FDA to get GE foods labeled. 

Label GMOs - The Committee for the Right to Know is a grassroots coalition of consumer, public health, environmental organizations, and food companies in California that is seeking the labeling of genetically engineered foods (GMOs).The coalition submitted the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act to the State Attorney General for title and summary, prior to circulation as an initiative measure for the November 2012 election. 

LIFT - Levántate - LIFT provides a comprehensive youth empowerment model focusing on three different components: Combining fitness, nutritional education and life skills, while incorporating the entire family into the programs. 

Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) – Co-founded by Phyllis Faber and Ellen Straus, MALT is a private, member-supported non-profit organization created to permanently preserve Marin County farmland for agricultural use.

Marin Organic – Developed by an association of farmers, ranchers, agriculture advisors and marketing experts, Marin Organic seeks to preserve farmland and farming as a way of life in our region by focusing on environmental soundness and economic profitability. It was developed by an association of farmers, ranchers, agriculture advisors and marketing experts to serve Marin County's producers and consumers.

New Resource Bank - A group of successful entrepreneurs, bankers and business leaders founded the bank in 2006 with a vision of bringing new resources to sustainable businesses and ultimately creating more sustainable communities. 

Non-GMO Project - The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit, multi-stakeholder collaboration committed to preserving and building sources of non-GMO products, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices. 

One Farm at a Time – The "One Farm at a Time" partnership is working to raise funds and awareness needed to ensure the sustainability of local family farms for future generations. One Farm at a Time aims to preserve each small farm based on its unique set of circumstances. 

Petaluma Bounty - Petaluma Bounty is a community-based nonprofit organization that is helping folks to grow their own healthy food, redistributing surplus food, and providing affordable fresh food to low-income families and seniors. 

Sprouts Cooking Club – Sprouts strives to teach Bay-Area children of all socio-economic backgrounds how to cook hands-on, with real chefs, using real ingredients, in real restaurants whenever possible. 

Sustainable Food Trade Association - SFTA is a non-profit trade association dedicated to helping the organic food trade transition to more sustainable practices and raise the bar across the food industry.

Teens Turning Green - Teens Turning Green is a student-led movement devoted to education and advocacy around environmentally and socially responsible choices for individuals, schools, and communities.