California Food and Farming Network

Baani Behniwal

Baani Behniwal is a policy associate at Californians Against Waste, where she works on statewide plastic, compost, and food waste policy. Baani has a rounded, national and international food system perspective having done food policy advocacy in DC along with sustainable agriculture experience working in India and Latin America.

Jassy Grewal

For the last three years, Jassy Grewal has been a legislative advocate with UFCW Western States Council where she focuses on issues related to grocery-retail, agriculture, cannabis, and healthcare industries with a focus on workforce development and workplace safety. UFCW Western States Council works tirelessly to uplift workers and their families voices and standard of living through organizing, mobilizing, and advocating.

Stephanie Stevens

Stephanie coordinates the Nevada County Food Policy Council, under the auspices of Sierra Harvest, and recently joined California FarmLink as Program Manager. She has also managed the Nevada City Farmers Market and owns a small value added farm in Penn Valley, California. She was appointed to the Penn Valley Area Municipal Advisory Council from 2017 to 2019.

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