'Moving Forward' Film Screening- Wildfire Recovery and Preparedness for Farmers

Start: Sunday, January 29, 2023 5:00 PM

End: Sunday, January 29, 2023 6:30 PM

Co-hosted by the Center for Agroecology at University of California at Santa Cruz at the Cowell Ranch Historic Hay Barn, the Community Alliance with Family Farmers presents “Moving Forward”. This short film was produced by local filmmakers, West Cliff Creative, and features Sea to Sky Farm and Beeline Blooms, two small farming operations impacted by the CZU lightning complex fires in 2020. The film is presented in English with Spanish subtitles. Join us to learn about on-farm wildfire preparedness tips, and partake in a town hall style discussion after the screening with CAFF staff, farmers, and filmmakers.

  • This event is free and open to the public!
  • We encourage all farmers, agriculture advocates and professionals, researchers, and students to participate.

Refreshments: FREE light snacks and non-alcoholic drinks will be available.


  • 5:00 pm doors open
  • 5:00-5:30 pm light refreshments, arrival, seating, connecting
  • 5:30-5:45- Overview of CAFF’s Wildfire Resilience Program specifics, farmer and filmmaker introductions.
  • 5:45-6:00- Wildfire Preparedness and Recovery Film screening- “Moving Forward”
  • 6:00-6:30 Q&A with Farmers and Filmmakers

Registration Cap: Limited to 75, register early!

One ADA specific parking site, the Hay Barn is wheelchair accessible.