Industry Links

Alliance for Food and Farming

The Alliance for Food and Farming is a non-profit organization which exists to educate and inform consumers and the media on issues of food safety and farming. As part of this effort, the Alliance regularly investigates food safety issues and, working with credible scientists and government sources, seeks to provide accurate information on a variety of topics from pesticides to microbial foodborne illness to contaminants in food.


California Certified Organic Farmers

The CCOF supports and promotes organic farming through certification, education and advocacy.


California Dept. of Food and Agriculture

The California Department of Food and Agriculture protects and promotes California’s agriculture.


California Farm Bureau

The California Farm Bureau Federation is a non-governmental, non-profit, voluntary membership California corporation that’s purpose is to protect and promote agricultural interests throughout the state of California and to find solutions to the problems of the farm, the farm home and the rural community.


California Foundation for Ag in the Classroom

The California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom works with K–12 teachers, and students to enhance education using agricultural examples. 


California Grocers Association

The California Grocers Association is a non-profit, statewide trade association representing the food industry since 1898.


California School Garden Network

The California School Garden Network is a partnership of state agencies, private companies, educational institutions and non-profit organizations all dedicated to the mission of creating and sustaining gardens in every willing school in California. The Network serves as a central organization to distribute school garden resources and support throughout the state. 


The Center for Growing Talent by PMA

The Center for Growing Talent by PMA attracts, develops and retains talent for the produce community and its value chain.


Center for Produce Safety

The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) is focused exclusively on providing the produce industry and related stakeholders with actionable information on enhancing the safety of fresh fruits and vegetables.


Flower Promotion Organization

The Flower Promotion Organization, an alliance of United States and Colombian fresh cut flower growers, was created to expand consumer demand for fresh cut flowers, and ultimately expand the US market for the entire industry. The FPO is committed to increasing short-term and long-term consumer demand for fresh cut flowers.


Food and Drug Administration

The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.


Fresh Produce Association of the Americas

The FPAA is a non-profit trade group of more than 100 members who are involved in the growth, harvest, import and distribution of the finest produce from Mexico.


Fruits and Veggies – More Matters!

Hosted by the Produce for Better Health Foundation, this is the consumer and media website for the More Matters campaign to promote the consumption of fruits and vegetables.


Los Angeles Flower District

The Los Angeles Flower District is the Los Angeles area’s premiere flower market resource for flower growers, shippers, suppliers, floral wholesalers, distributors, floral designers, event planners and retail florists in the floriculture and horticulture industries.


Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, in partnership with Feeding America, is at the heart of a charitable food distribution network that includes nearly 900 charitable agency sites in Los Angeles County.


Mexican American Grocers Association

The Mexican American Grocers Association (MAGA) is a national trade association for the rapidly growing $960 billion dollar Hispanic consumer and the retail, wholesale and manufacturing businesses that serve them in the grocery industry across the United States and Mexico.


Orange County Food Bank

The Orange County Food Banks distributes 15 million pounds of food annually to approximately 23,000 people each month, as well as to over 300 service organizations such as social service agencies, churches, soup kitchens and senior centers.


Partnership for Food Safety Education

The Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE) is a not-for-profit organization that unites industry associations, professional societies in food science, nutrition and health, consumer groups, and the U.S. government to educate the public about safe food handling. 


Produce for Better Health Foundation

Produce for Better Health Foundation is a non-profit consumer education foundation whose purpose is to motivate people to eat more fruits and vegetables to improve public health.  


Produce Marketing Association

The Produce Marketing Association is a leading global trade association serving the entire produce and floral supply chains by enhancing the marketing of produce, floral, and related products and services worldwide.  

San Diego County Flower and Plant Association

The San Diego County Flower and Plant Association is a trade organization comprised of over 200 commercial flower and potted plant growers in San Diego County and their allied trade companies.


United Fresh Produce Association

United Fresh Produce Association is a  leading industry trade association committed to driving the growth and success of produce companies and their partners.


United States Department of Agriculture

USDA Mission Areas;  Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services; Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services; Food Safety; Marketing and Regulatory Programs; Natural Resources and Environment; Research, Education and Economics; Rural Development.


Western Growers Association

Western Growers is dedicated to improving the competitiveness and profitability of its members based in the farmlands of California and Arizona.