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4-H Advisor and University of California Cooperative Extension, San Luis Obispo County


Richard P Enfield, County 4-H Advisor
Cooperative Extension San Luis Obispo County
2156 Sierra Way, Suite C
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Phone: (805) 781-5943
Email: rpenfield@ucdavis.edu
http://clubs.ca4h.org/sanluisobispo

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Air Pollution Control District, San Luis Obispo County

Local agency working to protect the health of county residents by preserving good air quality. By partnering with the local communities and businesses we implement regulations and programs to reduce air pollution and assist the county in reaching all outdoor air quality standards.

Larry Allen, Air Pollution Officer
3433 Roberto Court
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 781-4AIR (4247)
Fax: (805) 781-1002
www.slocleanair.org

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California Association of Pest Control Advisors, Central Coast Chapter

Represents 75 percent of the nearly 5,000 California EPA licensed pest control advisers (PCAs) that provide pest management consultation for the production of food, fiber and ornamental industries of this state.

Chris Jennings
Phone: 805/202-6704
P.O. Box 1627
Templeton, CA 93465
www.capca.com

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California Department of Food and Agriculture - Bureau of Livestock Identification (Branding Inspector)

LOCAL Connie Duncan. Phone: (805) 238-9938; Cell: (805) 338-1437
LOCAL Karla Sanchez. Phone: (805) 937-5131; Cell: (805) 338-9840
CDFA Lana Philbricks. Phone: (916) 657-3279
1220 N Street, Room A-130
Sacramento, CA 95814
www.cdfa.ca.gov

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California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Responsible for managing the state’s wildlife resources, including game refugees, and enforcing hunting and fishing regulations.

Region 4 - Central Coast Region
1234 E. Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710
Phone: (559) 243-4005, ext. 151
Fax: (559) 243-4022
www.dfg.ca.gov

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California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), San Luis Obispo County

The CCOF certifies all stages of organic production and sales, organic farmers, processors, wholesalers, and retailers in California, the U.S. and overseas.

Eric Michielssen, SLO County CCOF Chapter Contact
Email: ericm@pozoorganicfarm.com
Phone: (805) 441-3438
Cell: (805) 438-4609
www.ccof.org

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California Coastal Rural Development Corporation

Cal Coastal is a non-profit financial development corporation which provides loan capital and other financial services to businesses and farms located on the Central Coast.

910 East Stowell Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Phone: (805) 349-0798
Fax: (805) 349-9757
www.calcoastal.org

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California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection provides fire protection for SLO County, the City of Pismo Beach and the Avila Beach Community Services District by cooperative agreements.

Cal Fire/San Luis Obispo County Fire
635 North Santa Rosa Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 543-4244
Fax: (805) 543-4248

Cal Fire/Pismo Beach Fire Department
760 Mattie Road
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Phone: (805) 773-7031
Fax: (805) 773-7035
www.cdfslo.org

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College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences, California Polytechnic State University

The College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences at Cal Poly is the fourth largest undergraduate agriculture program in the nation, with more than 3,500 students. The College awards an average of 650 baccalaureate degrees each year, nearly half of all baccalaureate agriculture degrees granted in the state.

Andrew J. Thulin, Ph.D.
Agriculture Science Bldg., Room 211
1 Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo CA 93401
Phone: 805-756-2161
www.cafes.calpoly.edu

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Cal Poly Agricultural Safety Institute

The Institute provides education to agricultural students and safety professionals, in the development of safety training resources, and applied research to explore the application of new technologies in reducing injuries and fatalities.

Richard Cavaletto, Ph.D. P.E., Director and Associate Dean College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences
Phone: (805) 756-2384, 756-2161
Fax: (805) 756-2626
www.agsafety.calpoly.edu

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California Rare Fruit Growers Association, Central Coast Chapter

The largest amateur fruit-growing organization in the world, with members in 48 states and U.S. territories, and in 30 countries.

1022 San Adriano
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Phone: (805) 543-9455
www.kcbx.net/~crfgslo/index.htm

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California Women for Agriculture, San Luis Obispo Chapter

Assists members to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to convey the mutual benefits of a vibrant agricultural economy and healthy rural communities to those who are in positions to impact the future of agriculture in California.

Susi Griffiths, President
www.cwaslocounty.com

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California Women for Agriculture, Santa Maria Valley Chapter

Assists members to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to convey the mutual benefits of a vibrant agricultural economy and healthy rural communities to those who are in positions to impact the future of agriculture in California.

Ruth Jensen
P.O. Box 695
Guadalupe, CA 93434
Phone: (805) 929-7470
www.cawomen4ag.com

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Cattlemen's Association, San Luis Obispo County

The California Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is a non-profit trade association representing California’s ranchers and beef producers in legislative and regulatory affairs.

www.calcattlemen.org

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CattleWomen Association, San Luis Obispo County

The San Luis Obispo CattleWomen supports the local, state, and national industry through beef promotion and education.

www.cattlewomen-slo.org

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Central Coast AgriTourism Council (Ag Adventures of the Central Coast)

Working group designed to promote the agricultural resources and rural way of life of the Central Coast for both the economic benefit of farmers and ranchers and public education.

Joy Barlogio, Jack Creek Farms
Phone: (805) 238-3799
Ag Adventures
4665 Jack Creek Road
Templeton, CA 93465
www.agadventures.org

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Central Coast Greenhouse Growers Association

Founded to provide a cohesive organization that acts as a good neighbor within the local and regional community, providing information and education to neighbors; other community groups or businesses; and county, state or federal agencies.

Kristy Herleky
P.O. Box 980
Nipomo, CA 93444
Phone: 1-800-961-8901
Fax: 1- 800-961-8902
www.ccgga.com

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Central Coast Agriculture Network (CCAN) Central Coast Grown

Local marketing organization designed to increase options for farmers and ranchers to market their products more directly to consumers in order to strengthen their economic viability.

Debra Garrison
P.O. Box 3736
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
Phone: (805) 772-5623
Email: info@debgarrisonconsulting.net
www.centralcoastgrown.org

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Central Coast Resource Conservation and Development Council (CCRC&D)

Led by local volunteer councils, the CCRC&D help people care for and protect their natural resources in a way that improves the local economy, environment and living standards.

545 Main Street, Suite B-1
Morro Bay, CA 93442
Phone: (805) 772-5623
Fax: (805) 772-4398
www.centralcoastrcandd.org

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Central Coast Vineyard Team

CCVT is a non-profit grower-group serving to promote sustainable practices on the Central Coast; representing a collaborative partnership of growers, wineries, consultants, researchers, and natural resource professionals.

Kris O'Connor, Executive Director.
835 12th Street, Suite 204
Paso Robles, CA 93446
Phone: (805) 369-2288 F
ax: (805) 369-2292
www.vineyardteam.org
Email: info@vineyardteam.org

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Central Coast Wine Growers Association

The Association represents wineries, growers and related industry businesses in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, serving to enhance and promote local viticulture, with strong advocacy of sustainable farming and responsible environmental stewardship.

Tammy Menane, Executive Director
P.O. Box 1440
Santa Maria, CA 93456
Phone: (805) 928-4950
Fax: (805) 928-2201
www.ccwga.org

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Coastal San Luis Resource Conservation District (RCD)

Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs), once known as Soil Conservation Districts, are “special districts” of the state of California, set up under California law to be locally governed agencies with their own locally appointed, independent boards of directors.

Nicole Smith, Watershed Coordinator
645 Main Street, Suite F
Morro Bay, CA 93442
Phone: (805) 772-4391
Cell: (805) 471-9480
www.coastalrcd.org

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Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures, San Luis Obispo County

The mission of the Department of Agriculture and Measurement Standards is to promote and protect the county's agricultural industry, protect the environment, protect the general public, and provide consumers, buyers, businesses and sellers a fair marketplace. Duties include: pesticide use enforcement, pest prevention, pest management, product quality, agricultural resources, weights and measures.

CONTACTS:
Robert F. Lilley, Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer.
Phone: (805) 781-5910
Brenda Ouwerkerk, Assistant Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer.
Phone: (805) 781-1556

SAN LUIS OBISPO OFFICE:
2156 Sierra Way, Suite A, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 781-5910

ARROYO GRANDE OFFICE:
530 Traffic Way, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
Phone: (805) 473-7090

TEMPLETON OFFICE:
350 N. Main st, Templeton, CA 93465
Phone: (805) 434-5950

www.sloag.org
Email: agcommSLO@co.slo.ca.us
FARMER’S MARKETS
ATASCADERO—Marcia Perez, (805) 541-6473
ARROYO GRANDE—Diane Boyd, (805) 544-9570
AVILA BEACH—Julie Andrews-Scott, (805) 595-9252
BAYWOOD/LOS OSOS—Marcia Perez, (805) 541-6473
CAMBRIA—Jack & Jane Gibson, (805) 927-4715
CAYUCOS—Marcia Perez, (805) 541-6473
MORRO BAY—Marcia Perez, (805) 541-6473
NIPOMO—(Nipomo Chamber of Commerce) Glen Johnson, (805) 929-1583
PASO ROBLES—Marcia Perez, (805) 541-6473
SAN LUIS OBISPO—Peter Jankay, (805) 544-9570
TEMPLETON—Marcia Perez, (805) 541-6473

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Department of Planning and Building, San Luis Obispo County

Building Permit Status: (805) 781-5183.
Code Enforcement: (805) 781-4571.
Environmental-Natural Resource Management: (805) 781-5010.
Housing and Econ-Development: (805) 781-5715.
Land Use Planning: (805) 781-5600.
Long Range Planning: (805) 781-4165.
County Government Center, Room 310
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

www.slocounty.ca.gov/planning.htm

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Farm Service Agency – USDA, San Luis Obispo County

Established to assist in stabilizing farm income, helping farmers conserve land and water resources, providing credit to new or disadvantaged farmers and ranchers, and helping farm operations recover from the effects of disaster.

Jennifer Anderson, CED
65 Main Street, Suite 108
Templeton, CA 93465
Phone: (805) 434-0396
Fax: (805) 434-0284
www.fsa.usda.gov

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Future Farmers of America (FFA)

The FFA organization is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of young people by developing their leadership potential, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Greg Beard, South Coast Region FFA Supervisor
Phone: (805) 756-2402
www.southcoastffa.org

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Grain Improvement Association, San Luis Obispo County

Clay White, President
651 Tank Farm Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 543-3654
Fax: (805) 543-3697

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Grower-Shipper Vegetable Association of San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties

Richard Quandt, President
P.O. Box 10
Guadalupe, CA 93434
Phone: (805) 343-2215
Fax: (805) 343-6189

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Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA)

Independent Grape Growers encompass professional growers with hundreds of acres to backyard vineyard owners—provides a networking forum to further continued cooperation and collaboration between growers and vintners.

Richard Sauret, President
P.O. Box 599
Paso Robles, CA 93447
Phone: (805) 467-3998
www.iggpra.com
Email: sauretvines@tcsn.net
www.pasoroblesgrapeconnection.com

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The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County

Serves to protect land having scenic, agricultural, habitat and cultural values through land acquisition, conservation easements, and resource restoration.

Brian B. Stark, Executive Director
743 Pacific St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 544-9096
Fax: (805) 544-5122
Email: lc@special-places.org
www.special-places.org

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The Nature Conservancy of California, San Luis Obispo Office

The Nature Conservancy is an international, nonprofit organization that serves to protect plants, animals and natural communities.

Michel Bell
75 Higuera St. Suite 200
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 594-1658
Fax: (805) 544-2209
www.nature.org

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Native Tree Committee of San Luis Obispo County

Organized to implement the voluntary guidelines in the Native Tree Resolution, as voted on by the County Board of Supervisors.

www.smcf.org/oak_woodlands_around_us.html

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Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) - USDA

A division of the USDA, the Natural Resources Conservation Service provides leadership in a partnership effort to help people conserve, maintain, and improve natural resources and environment.

Margi Lindquist, Karl Striby
65 Main Street, Suite 108
Templeton, CA 93465
Phone: (805) 434-0396 Fvax: (805) 434-0284
www.nrcs.usda.gov

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Paso Robles Wine Country

A non-profit organization to promote the vineyards and wineries of the Paso Robles area, serving as an information resource to members, the community and key industry target groups.

Stacie Jacobs, Executive Director
P.O. Box 324
Paso Robles, CA 93447
Phone: (805) 237-4722, ext.202
Fax: (805) 237-6439
www.pasowine.com

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Peoples’ Self-Help Housing

National non-profit organization developing affordable housing and community facilities for low-income and special needs households.

3533 Empleo Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 781-3088
Fax: (805) 544-1901
www.pshhc.org

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Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast

The mission of the RWQCB is to develop and enforce water quality objectives and implementation plans which will best protect the beneficial uses of the state’s waters, recognizing local differences in climate, topography, geology and hydrology.

Roger Briggs, Executive Officer
895 Aerovista Place, Suite 101
San Luis Obispo, 93401
Phone: (805) 549-3147
www.waterboards.ca.gov/centralcoast

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Rural Crime Prevention Unit, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff-Coroner

Brandy Swain, Rural Crime Prevention Specialist
1585 Kansas Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Phone: (805) 781-4578
Fax: (805) 781-1198
www.slosheriff.org

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San Luis Obispo Vintners and Growers Association

The San Luis Obispo Vintners & Growers Association is a non-profit organization to promote the vineyards and wines of Edna, Arroyo Grande, Avila valleys and Nipomo in San Luis Obispo County.

Becky Gray, Executive Director
5828 Orcutt Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. Phone: (805) 541-5868
Fax: (805) 541-3934
email:becky@slowine.com
www.slowine.com

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University of California Cooperative Extension

San Luis Obispo & Santa Barbara County Livestock Farm Advisor SPECIALTIES: Livestock, natural resources, public issue education

Cooperative Extension San Luis Obispo County
2156 Sierra Way, Suite C
San Luis Obispo CA, 93401 Phone: (805) 781-5940
http://ucce.ucdavis.edu/counties/cesanluisobispo/

Cooperative Extension Santa Barbara County
624 West Foster Road, Suite A
Santa Maria CA, 93455 Phone: (805) 934-6240
Email: wjjensen@ucdavis.edu

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Upper Salinas/Las Tablas Resource Conservation District (RCD)

The RCD is a non-regulatory special district to assist public agencies and individuals with resource management within northern and eastern San Luis Obispo and southeastern Monterey counties.

Laura Edwards, Executive Director
Jillian Cole, Project Engineer
65 Main Street
Templeton, CA 93465
Phone: (805) 434-0396 ext. 5
Email: info@us-ltrcd.org
www.us-ltrcd.org