Media Contacts: Steve Lyle, CDFA Public Affairs, (916) 654-0462, firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: people attending the event are invited to post photos
with the hashtag #CalAgDay
WHAT: On Wednesday, March 22, The California Department of Food and Agriculture will partner with the California Women for Agriculture and the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom to host the state’s annual celebration of agriculture, California Ag Day at the Capitol.
In recognition of the bounty that our State’s farmers and ranchers produce with pride and highlight the diverse and significant roles we all play in our state’s dynamic and complex food system, this year’s theme is “CA Grown: Ag Proud!”.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ~ Legislators and staff tour booths
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ~ Open to the public
*RAIN OR SHINE*
State Board of Food and Agriculture President Craig McNamara
California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom Executive Director Judy Culbertson
California Women for Agriculture president Jeanette Lombardo
WHERE: California State Capitol grounds, West Steps
WHY: Ag Day is an annual event to recognize California’s agricultural community by showcasing the many crops and commodities that are produced in our state. It is also a day for farmers and ranchers to show their appreciation by bringing together state legislators, government leaders and the public for agricultural education.