If you were unable to attend the virtual Crisis Management Briefing with The Saqui Law Group last Friday, you can now find the power point presentation on our COVID-19 Resources Page. The presentation provides an overview of the Shelter-in-place Order and definition of critical infrastructure employee; a comprehensive summary of the Family First COVID-19 Response [...]
The CAFB Farm to Family Program (F2F) accepts donations of fresh produce year-round for distribution to 41 food banks across the state who then supply community foodbanks and other small feeding centers. The only region not covered by F2F is Monterey, which is covered by the Monterey County Food Bank. F2F may also purchase produce [...]
The U.S. Treasury and Small Business Administration issued further guidance this week to clarify what businesses qualify for the new Payment Protection Program authorized under the CARES Act. Small businesses and eligible nonprofit organizations, Veterans organizations, and Tribal businesses described in the Small Business Act, as well as individuals who are self-employed or are independent [...]
Each year CCM awards three scholarships to students who are pursuing an education and future in the agricultural industry. The deadline to apply for all three scholarships is May 31, 2020. CCM High School Scholarship CCM awards one scholarship per year to a qualified high school senior pursuing a continued education in an agriculture-related field. [...]
Riverside County health officials are recommending that residents cover their nose and mouth when leaving home for essential travel in order to reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19. However, officials have advised against purchasing N95 or medical grade masks, because healthcare workers desperately need them. The face coverings do not have to be hospital grade [...]
With the recent passage of the Stimulus package, there has been a new flurry of activity. We’ve identified two areas that may have significant benefits for our membership and that you should continue to monitor. The first is the Paycheck Protection Program administered by the Small Business Administration. The program is loan designed to provide [...]
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Dear Members, I don’t think any of us could possibly forecast how fast things have changed in the last couple of weeks! Your team here at CCM, which includes our teams on the ground in Washington, D.C., and Sacramento, has been working continuously to ensure your ability to continue fulfilling your essential role during the [...]