Clif Family Winery & Farm, LLC

Certified B Corporation

California, United States

Certified Since

April 2023


Mixed Farming



Operates In

United States

Husband and wife team, Gary Erickson and Kit Crawford, began their journey in food as co-creators of Clif Bar & Company. Their shared passion and interest in creating a more meaningful connection between food, wine and the land led them to start Clif Family Winery & Farm in 2004. The Clif Family Farm began as a small garden where the family planted a fruit orchard and harvested olives. Over the years, this small garden expanded to a fully working 10-acre farm, where they now grow a variety of fruits, vegetables and olives that make their way into the Clif Family line of specialty food products. In addition to their 10-acre garden, they grow 10 grape varietals across 90 acres of organically farmed Estate Vineyards in the Napa Valley, transforming these grapes into their highly acclaimed Napa Valley wines. As a proud B Corp Certified and family-owned business, Clif Family has become recognized for their commitment to crafting exceptional small-production wine and specialty food products while prioritizing the well-being of their people, planet and communities.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Clif Family Winery & Farm, LLC earned an overall score of 93.7. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
93.7 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 14.7

Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement2.1
Ethics & Transparency2.5
+ Mission Locked10

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Workers 25.1

Workers evaluates a company’s contributions to its employees’ financial security, health & safety, wellness, career development, and engagement & satisfaction. In addition, this section recognizes business models designed to benefit workers, such as companies that are at least 40% owned by non-executive employees and those that have workforce development programs to support individuals with barriers to employment.

Financial Security7.4
Health, Wellness, & Safety6.4
Career Development3.4
Engagement & Satisfaction5.8

Community 20.7

Community evaluates a company’s engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity & inclusion, economic impact, civic engagement, charitable giving, and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion4.0
Economic Impact3.6
Civic Engagement & Giving5.4
Supply Chain Management7.5

Environment 29.1

Environment evaluates a company’s overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company’s operations and, when applicable its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management0.8
Air & Climate1.6
Land & Life16.2
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation5.1

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.

Customers 3.9

Customers evaluates a company’s stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts & media products, serving underserved customers/clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship3.9

Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2023 Overall B Impact Score93.7

Additional Documentation

Clif Family Winery & Farm, LLC Transparent Disclosure 2023

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