We’ve been promoting safe, decent, secure and affordable housing for Ventura County farm workers and their families through education and advocacy since 2004. One Step A La Vez Group   What better place to spend summertime than in Ventura County! June was an exciting month for House Farm Workers! We took a field trip to… Read More


Spring is here and springing forward we are! House Farm Workers! has already had an exciting start to 2022. Creative Community Partnerships An Addition To Our City Committees Farmworker Immersion with CSUCI Farmworker Housing Study Update We told you in our last newsletter that we teamed up with the County of Ventura to support a… Read More


We are back in person! The 11th Annual “From Field to Fork” Fundraiser Thursday July 21, 2022 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm Walnut Grove at Tierra Rejada Ranch 3370 Sunset Valley Rd, Moorpark We are excited to announce that our annual “From Field to Fork” fundraising dinner will be back in-person this year on Thursday,… Read More


House Farm Workers! has opened applications for its 7th annual Ellen Brokaw House Farm Workers! scholarship for college-bound and current college students who are children of Ventura County farm workers, including seasonal and retired farm workers. Eligible students may submit applications online here. Three students will be selected to receive $3,000.00 each towards their continued… Read More


Written by Gabrielle Vignone |  Edited by John Krist What does the end of the year mean to you? Is it a time of joy and celebration, a moment of pause, reflection or a busy-busy wrap-up making sure all knots have been tied before the Earth completes its yearly circle of the Sun? Here at… Read More


House Farm Workers! has received a $50,000 grant awarded by the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) to support a comprehensive Countywide Farmworker Housing Study that proactively and comprehensively addresses farmworker housing in Ventura County. The study seeks to give a voice to the County’s estimated 36,000 farmworkers, shining a light specifically on local housing… Read More


Cultivating Safe Spaces: House Farm Workers! advocates for safe, decent and secure housing for ag employees. By Nancy D. Lackey Shaffer Ventura County is blessed with a tremendous agricultural bounty. The area’s fields, ranches and farms cover thousands of acres, producing numerous fruits, vegetables, flowers and more. An industry that generates over $1 billion in… Read More


After an extensive search, the House Farm Workers! Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Gabrielle Vignone has accepted the position of Executive Director at the nonprofit and began her new position on October 1, 2021. Gabrielle Vignone joins the organization with over 13 years of comprehensive experience in the housing industry. She holds… Read More


February 2021   House Farm Workers! Working to promote safe, decent, and affordable housing for all Ventura County farm workers since 2004. Click image below to see full e-newsletter:… Read More


December 2020   House Farm Workers! Working to promote safe, decent, and affordable housing for all Ventura County farm workers since 2004. Click image to see full e-newsletter:… Read More