We welcome you to experience California the way it used to be: family friendly, hard working and serene. The Capay Valley is a tranquil region of Northern California nestled between the hustle and bustle of the Bay Area and the metropolitan region of the Sacramento Valley. We invite you to come and immerse yourself in this unique section of Yolo County.
Home to several small communities, the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, farms and ranches, and an abundance of wildlife, the beauty of the Capay Valley is found in its rolling hills, natural creeks and affable residents. Whether you call it home or just come to visit, the Capay Valley will remind you of the importance of preserving rural America.
In 2000 a group of residents-including farmers, townspeople, and the Tribal Council of Rumsey Indian Rancheria-came together to discuss issues facing the Capay Valley Region and to develop strategies to manage growth and preserve a sense of place. CVV incorporated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 2001 to establish a community-wide vision for the future of the Capay Valley Region and to facilitate an ongoing collaborative process for planning.
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Public participation identified and prioritized regional needs in the areas of: recreation, infrastructure, economic development, social services, ag tourism, education, housing, water, traffic, safety services, community advocacy, communications, and other topics. This community planning event was supported by the Yolo County Rural Initiative Fund, the Heitman Foundation, and Capay Valley Vision.
Background on the prior version of the Action Plan (also known as Consensus Document):
This document was created in response to a Yolo County request to develop a coherent road map for the future of the Capay Valley. Prepared by the multiple organizations listed at the end of the document, it was submitted to Yolo County but has not received further action by them. It has been used by the participating organizations including Capay Valley Vision as a backbone for testimony, grant requests and planned action.
Yolo OES would like to highly encourage you to sign up for the County’s Mass Notification System. This is the system that we use throughout Yolo, Sacramento and Placer counties to send notifications to residents during times of disaster. You can join by going to www.yolo-alert.org and signing up for a free account. Feel free to e-mail any questions you have to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be happy to help you. Thx.
Dana M. Carey
Yolo Office of Emergency Services
625 Court Street, Room 202
Woodland, CA 95695
Office: (530) 406-4933
COMMUNITY IMPACTS AND INFORMATION
As cultivation of cannabis increases in the Capay Valley region, Capay Valley Vision is working with local residents and business owners to help the County better understand the impacts to the community and what we can do to improve the situation. For recent developments on this subject see the links below:
Separate EIR's will be developed for each of the 9 applications.
COMMUNITY HUB CONCEPT
SUMMIT OF ORGANIZATIONS INFORMATION
Initial Summit Workshop: June 26th, 2019. This successful gathering of numerous local organizations and active community members was sponsored by Capay Valley Vision, the Chamber, and New Season CDC. The focus was on the concept of a "Community Hub" that would improve communication and collaboration among organizations and the community. Facilitator's Report
Focus team Meetings: Summit Meeting sub group has met twice in late 2019 and the Technology Tools sub group met once in early 2020.
Further meetings on hold pending COVID-19.
TASTE OF CAPAY
21st Annual Taste of Capay to Support the Esparto and Capay Valley Fire Departments | Sunday, October 23, 2022 1 pm to 5 pm
Come on out to the Capay Valley for an afternoon of local farm food, drinks and music! This annual event celebrates the bounty of this magical place we call home and features produce, meats and other products sourced from the region’s diverse farms- such as Full Belly Farm, Riverdog Farm and more! All proceeds benefit our local fire departments that are essential to our community. Guests will enjoy wines, beer and olive oils from the region. The event will also include music, silent auction and even a live auction during dinner.
This year’s event will be at Luna Lavender Farms, 7086 county Rd 49, Guinda, CA 95637, on Sunday, October 23, 2022 from 1-5pm.
Tickets for the event are available. Each ticket is $75, and a table for eight guests is $560. All purchases can be made at TOC22.eventbrite.com. View this event on Facebook.