Farm Fire Recovery
Farmers: Apply for Disaster Relief Funding
To apply for the next round of project-based funding to help our Solano County farms with recovery and rebuilding efforts
All applications are reviewed and awarded to qualified projects as they are recieved to ensure funds reach our farmers as quickly as possible.
Your ongoing donations will help to fund recovery and rebuilding for these farms. All donations intended for fire relief should be earmarked with the check or in a note on the PayPal donation.
Donations may be sent to:
Sustainable Solano, Fire Relief
P.O. Box 1215
Benicia, CA 94510
Checks should be made out to “Sustainable Solano”
Fire Resources for Farmers
Solano County Recovers
Find the latest news, resources, virtual Local Assistance Center and more on the county’s official site for wildfire response and recovery.
The Solano Resource Conservation District has compiled a list of wildfire resources and has a sign up list for a site visit and assessment to address post-wildfire recovery needs.
Solano Farm Bureau Fire Victims Resources
The Solano Farm Bureau has resources all on its LNU Fire Victims Resources page.
Pleasants Valley Agriculture Association
Many of the local farms that were damaged by the fire are in the Pleasants Valley area. Learn more about each farm and ways to donate directly to them here. Those interested in volunteering to help the farms with recovery once it is safe to do so can scroll down to use the volunteer signup form.
CAFF Family Farmer Emergency Fund
Community Alliance with Family Farmers has re-launched its emergency fund to offer direct support to the agricultural community impacted by disaster. Learn more here.
CAFF Disaster Recovery Resources
CAFF also has this site full of distaster recovery resources from financial aid to how to restore the land after a fire.
SBA Disaster Loans
Low-interest federal disaster loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to businesses and residents in Solano County and other counties with destruction from the fires. Learn more here.
Solano Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund
Donate through Solano Community Foundation’s Disaster Relief Fund to support grants for organizations serving Solano County residents. Learn more here.
Bounty of the County Fire Recovery Fund
Bounty of the County: Stronger Together raised funds to help Solano County farmers with losses from the wildfires. Learn more and find out how you can still donate here.
How to Help Local Farms
Donate: Your donations will help support project-based funding for farm recovery efforts
Volunteer: Offer your time and skills to help with the recovery (Sign up to volunteer here)
Buy Local: Visit your local farms and the businesses that support them (find out how under “Buy Local” here)
Sow Seeds: Participate in the Sow Beautiful project for native wildflower reseeding in areas affected by the fires (Sign up to volunteer or offer property for seeding here)
News and Updates
In the weeks since the LNU Lightning Complex wildfires tore through many of Solano County’s family farms, we have been humbled by the number of you who poured in donations to help those who had lost homes, animals and crops to the devastation.