Our Staff

Charlotte Mitchell

Charlotte Mitchell

Executive Director

“CFT protects the most valuable farmland so that we can continue to feed and clothe ourselves.”

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Chelsea Slaton

Chelsea Slaton

Conservation Director

“CFT brings together folks, really anyone who has a connection to landscapes, with a common goal of protecting California’s prime farmland to continue to grow food, fiber and foliage for people and communities everywhere.”

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Lauren Fox

Lauren Fox

Program Associate

“CFT not only protects farmland to guarantee food sustainability, but has beneficial, long-lasting effects on our health and well-being for future generations. There is an opportunity here to start a conversation about how land conservation affects not only farmers, but everyone across all sectors.”

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Adriana Toste

Adriana Toste

Communications Associate

“The efforts made by CFT and those involved in protecting and conserving California’s farmland will have lasting impacts on us and future generations, so that we may be able to provide the most abundant food and fiber for years to come.”

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