Increasing Social Engagement with a Plant-Based Millennial Consumer

Healthy millennial woman stretching beside images of chickpeas and bean bowls

The California Dry Bean Advisory Board, or CalBeans, is an advisory board of growers advancing the production of beans via research funding and promotion of California-grown beans. They are California growers representing the interests of California growers. Over the last seven years, CalBeans has worked with AC&C Marketing to establish the board’s place as a […]

AC&C Marketing Proudly Receives Four Golden ARC Awards

Golden ARC Awards 2020

We’re thrilled to announce an evening of big industry wins for AC&C from the Agricultural Relations Council’s “Golden ARC Award Contest.” In October,  AC&C was awarded four coveted awards featuring 2020 client work ranging across video production, design, copywriting, and social strategy.  “Earning these four Golden ARC awards is a huge testament to our teamwork […]

How Our Senior PM Abbey Stith Keeps It All in Scope

When client work is clipping along well and our team is feeling busy but not burdened, AC&C founder and CEO Ali Cox will tell you that project management is responsible. Project managers might seem the quiet ones in the meeting, but only because they are closely mapping out timelines in a separate browser window. Scrolling […]

10 Lessons in Leadership from an Olympic Medalist 

Every four (or in this case, five) years, my past as an Olympian comes roaring back — and I’m always thrilled! I competed on the U.S. Women’s 8+ boat in rowing at the 2004 Athens Games, earning a silver medal and breaking a 20-year-long winless streak in the boat class. (Fun fact: The Women’s 8+ […]

JKB Energy Selects AC&C Marketing To Continue as Agency of Record

JKB Energy Solar Panels and Fields

After seven years of partnership, JKB Energy continues to entrust AC&C Marketing to drive strategy and execution across all their marketing initiatives as their agency of record.  Since 2014 AC&C has helped to solidify JKB Energy’s position as the top solar provider in California’s agriculture industry. Over the years, AC&C has worked to heighten and […]

AC&C Creative Director, Matthew Grier

We owe so much of the power in our campaigns and tactics to our creative team. Strategy comes to life through the gaze of a sharp artistic eye, and ours belongs to a talented team of writers and designers led by our creative director, Matthew Grier. Our food and agriculture client work has to appetize […]

A Year After Shelter in Place

It’s Been a Year. Transformation Was Hard, But Worth It. What Have I Learned… In December 2019, I knew that 2020 would be a big year for AC&C. I was already quietly, and in some ways unknowingly, planning for the transformative future ahead. I published my goals for the first time and put my daunting […]

AC&C Marketing Named Sun Valley Rice’s Global Agency of Record

AC&C Marketing has been selected by Sun Valley Rice Company to lead marketing efforts for its global brands, and we could not be more grateful or elated to share the news. Sun Valley Rice, based out of Arbuckle, CA, is a global rice and food products development and production company. Our team will work across […]

My Take on National Ag Day

After earning an Olympic medal in the summer of 2004 and working for the world’s largest sports and entertainment agency in New York City, it was agriculture marketing that brought me back to Northern California in 2013. When the opportunity to improve the food ecosystem for all parties – farmers, laborers, producers, consumers and countless […]