Santa Maria Chapter
California Women for Agriculture
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Who We Are


We engage in a number of activities aimed at promoting agriculture in California, and particularly in the  Santa Maria Valley.  We do that in the following ways: 

We offer local agricultural students thousands of dollars in scholarships each year. 

We promote educational programs that help local educators and their students understand the importance of agriculture.

We actively engage elected officials to help them better understand the issues facing agriculture and how agriculture contributes to our communities.   

We represent ag to all members of our community to develop and maintain the public's positive view of farmers.



Make new friends and make a difference--join us! 

Membership applications are available on the "Become a Member" tab.

Please take a look at the many projects we undertake from school gardens to state legislative issues--if you are interested in agriculture there is surely something for you!  Feel free to contact any of the listed contact persons.

Join us at any of our monthly membership lunch meetings held at noon on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Santa Maria Country Club.

For more information about the Santa Maria Chaper of California Women for Agriculture, please contact
 Chapter President, Roberta Alderete at or First Vice President Andrea Chavez at


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