Clients (current and past)

California Dept of Trade & Commerce The California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Program is the authorized provider of NxLeveL’s course “Tilling the Soil of Opportunity” - a Training course in Business Planning for Entrepreneurial Farmers.
County of Marin, Environmental Health Services Straus Communications has been retained to develop a communications campain around proper septic system maintenance.
Oregon State University, Cooperative Extension Coordinated and led a sustainable agriculture tour of the SF Bay Area for a group of applied cultural anthropologists, for a workshop developed by Agricultural Extension officer, Gary Stephenson.
Russian Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension - a phenominal network of over 70 cooperative extension offices focused exclusively on training and implementation of sustainable agricultural farming practices.
USDA Marketing Assistance Program, Republic of Armenia - Straus Communications is participating in the evaluation and development of the first organic pilot project for the country of Armenia. Spearheaded by the USDA's Marketing Assistance Program office, Michael traveled to Armenia and met with a broad spectrum of scientists, farmers, processors and agencies, including the Deputy Minister of Agriculture. Stay tuned for updates.
Click here to see our project Executive Summary and Scope of Work.
USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service - A coalition of government, agricultural and environmental organizations, seeking to preserve the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, along California's Central Coast, by working with farmers and ranches in the six counties surrounding the MBNMS, on watershed conservation practices.
Western Australia, Department of Agriculture Coordinated sustainable agricultural tour of the Bay Area for a regional branding and promotion fact finding delegation from Western Australia, which included both farmers and government officials.

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