Grow Your Business

Whether you’re already one of our valued industry partners or are looking to move to Woodland, The Food Front initiative is ready to support you.

Resources for The Food Front

Already here in Woodland? Thank you for being an integral part of our community.

Please find key stakeholders and resources to the right. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out.

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UC Davis

A top ten public school and the best agriculture school in the nation, UC Davis is conveniently located and helps grow the food and ag industry with resources such as:


AgStart accelerates the growth of innovative ag & food tech companies and strengthens the region’s innovation ecosystem. AgStart’s network-centric model, centered at The Lab@AgStart in Downtown Woodland, offers the mentorship and connections that new companies need to thrive, as well as the facilities they need to grow: co-working space, meeting rooms, dedicated offices, the Yocha Dehe Wet Lab (with wet lab benches and shared lab equipment) and Raley’s Food Lab (a commercial-grade kitchen).

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Woodland Community College

Woodland’s local college offers programs that develop students with the skills many of our partners need, including agriculture, culinary arts, welding, and more.

Woodland Joint Unified School District

Our school district emphasizes career and technical education in fields including agriculture, construction, manufacturing, and more.

Yolo County Climate Action & Sustainability Office

Yolo County Climate Action & Sustainability staff are available to support your business’ sustainability goals.

Valley Vision

Valley Vision leads the AgPlus Consortium which provides money to local communities looking to invest in their food and beverage manufacturing sector. For more information on Valley Vision, their food and ag policy research, or the AgPlus initiative, please visit their website.

World Trade Center Northern California

Does your business currently export, or are you looking to expand into the lucrative international market? The task may seem complex, but NorCalWTC can help. Through the City’s partnership with NorCalWTC, Woodland businesses gain access to their highly valuable services.

NorCalWTC also created the California Capital Region Export Plan, a valuable tool for local businesses exporting or looking to get into the international market.

Move to The Food Front

Do you have a company or plans for a business? Woodland is the perfect spot to start a company from seed or grow new roots.

Whether you’d like to know more about our infrastructure, tight-knit community, or abundant land, please reference resources on the right and below.

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Woodland Economic Development

The City of Woodland is eager to help your business. If you would like to schedule a tour, find a facility, or want more information about services like impact fee deferrals, contact the Economic Development team at (530) 661-5921 or visit our website.​

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Woodland Chamber of Commerce

The Woodland Chamber aims to foster an economic climate in which business, industry, and agriculture flourish. The Chamber also provides Certificates of Origin for exporters.

The Greater Sacramento Area Economic Council

Regional CEOs created “Greater Sacramento” to retain, attract, grow, and create sustainable businesses throughout the region’s six counties.

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