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Dru Rivers

Dru is a founding force behind the Ecological Farming Association. Dru and her partner Paul Muller have been honored with the Ecological Farming Association Susti award; the Pedro Illich award for Small Farmers of the Year from the UCD Small Farm Center; and were the 2006 Western Region winner Patrick Madden Award for Sustainable Farming Practices. The farm also received the prestigious Aldo Leopold Award in 2014 for outstanding conservation measures practiced on the farm. They have helped to organize and moderate the Agriculture Roundtable series in the Capay Valley to develop a regional agricultural strategic plan. The farm is visited by thousands of visitors each year to tour a working organic farm.