Scott originally established Bluebird Canyon Farms, a community agriculture project located in Laguna Beach California, in 2010 as a beta site to expand the program to other regions through the “special purpose entity,” Raincross Farms.
Bluebird Canyon Farms is a licensed and insured as a general contractor and acts as a project integrator providing provide planning, design and construction for various regenerative landscaping, ecological restoration and sustainable agriculture projects for private, corporate and public clientele. Project areas include the Growing Skills education program, market garden production, apiary products, health and wellness products, workshop production, educational/social/culinary events, land use planning/design/construction projects.
Scott Tenney also owns and operates Blossom Ranch. Blossom Ranch is a 1,000-acre operating educational ranch in the foothills of the Southern Sierra Nevada Mountains. The ranch contains important cultural and ecological features such as Blue Oak and Valley Oak woodlands and riparian features including several miles of frontage along the Kaweah River. Master planning for this historic ranch is in progress and calls for establishment of a sustainable, arid-land grazing operation in association with conservation of the riparian zones and native oak woodland located throughout the property. Scott is primarily responsible land planning, design, construction and farm operations.
Don is the founder of Harvest2U (2010) and Project Manager for Raincross Farms, a teaching farm on multiple sites in Riverside, CA. Don has worked directly with local farmers for contract growing, marketing, sales and distribution. Don brings more than 25 years’ experience in creating public-private partnerships across the country. Don has developed several businesses, has a background in municipal finance and has been a Board Member of the Riverside Food Systems Alliance, and Slow Food Temecula Valley. For his work on improving local food systems, Don received recognition by California State Assemblymember Marie Waldron in 2013 and again in 2017, Don was named “Public Health Community Champion” by Riverside County Public Health Department. Don is Raincross Farms’ Project Manager.