Creating an Equitable Farming Community

© Sarah Anne Risk

Creating an Equitable Farming Community


Commitment Adopted by the NVG Board of Directors on June 15, 2020 in Support of the Black Community


The Napa Valley Grapegrowers supports the Black community in condemning racial injustice.

We believe in leveling the playing field through education to create a truly 

equitable farming community.

Joining the momentum across the globe advocating for systemic change, our staff and board members commit to taking meaningful action.  We have identified the following initial steps, which we will take immediately.  These will be incorporated into our guiding principles.

We commit to dedicating staff and financial resources to:

We encourage all Napa Valley Grapegrowers to work together in finding ways to expand your outreach of jobs, mentorships, and educational opportunities in support of an 

equitable, inclusive Napa Valley farming community.