Brews and Bites and Garden Delights for Bounty

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The 4th Annual Brews and Bites for Bounty will take place Tuesday, July 28th from 5:30 to 8:30pm at Lagunitas Beer Sanctuary. Great live music will be provided by The Highway Poets and fantastic Garden Delights raffle items donated by local businesses including HydroFarm, Cottage Gardens, and Bounty Farm staff. Tickets are $20, which includes delicious Mexican food from Nopalito, Continue Reading →

Bounty Staff to help distribute Senior Farmers’ Market Coupons

We’ll be handing out Senior Farmers’ Market Coupons ($20 value) on Saturday, July 11th & 18th as well as Tuesday, July 21st. Look for us at the Farmers’ Market manager’s booth! Qualifications include: You must be 60+ years of age and your annual income must be at or below $21,775 single or $29,471 couple. Please share the flyers below or Continue Reading →

AB 234 passed out of the Senate Health Committee and our work has just begun.

Greetings all, We voiced our collective concerns loud and proud at the Senate Health Committee meeting yesterday (see the video here:Senate Health Committee testimony). It was unnerving, to say the least, to be the sole voice of reluctant opposition at the hearing. But thanks to you all, I was not alone! Thank you to everyone for your signatures, words of Continue Reading →

Unintended consequences of new state-wide regulation=less fresh produce to those who need it most

Dear allies in promoting healthy communities, food systems change, and food waste prevention. Next week, AB 234 will be heard by Senate Health Committee and if the current language relating to food safety is approved, the ripple effects felt state-wide will include the significant reduction in the amount of fresh food our most vulnerable (low income families and seniors) citizens Continue Reading →

Laughing for L.I.F.E a comedy benefit for Farmers’ Market L.I.F.E.

Crushers of Comedy is putting on a show to benefit Farmers’ Market L.I.F.E. Please join us on Saturday, May 30th at the Penngrove Hatchery for a fun evening of laughs, drinks, great auction items and more! If you order your tickets today, Tuesday, and you’re part of the Lucky 50, you can get a screaming deal at $20 per ticket! Continue Reading →

The importance of Local Affordable Food Incentives in our food system.

Many people share with us that they would buy more locally grown food if the farmers didn’t charge so much money for it. We at Petaluma Bounty understand full well that when the budget is tight, and with the cost of living so high in Sonoma County, we all have to make sacrifices. Also, when we see the difference in Continue Reading →

Petaluma Bounty and Farmers’ Market L.I.F.E. part of $3.7 mil USDA award

Announced today by the USDA, the California Market Match Consortium will receive one of the USDA’s first ever Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grants, totaling $3.7 million over two years. The grant will help to expand the Market Match Consortium, coordinated by The Berkeley Ecology Center. For their full press release, click here. California’s healthy food incentive program, also known as Continue Reading →

This Saturday, getting the most of your implements and intro to welding on the farm!

This Saturday, April 4th from 10 to 12pm come learn about beginning welding and tractor implements for the budget-conscious small farm. Terry Goddard of Yolo Blacksmith will be at the Bounty Community Farm to demonstrate how to to get the most of the equipment that you have. Bring your questions! Learn from the expert as he goes through: – Welding Continue Reading →

5th Annual Bounty Plant Sale is coming soon!

For more information on the Plant Sale as part of Petaluma Bounty’s initiative to encourage more people to Grow their own food, please visit Plant Sale and Grow Your Own. For the Bounty Plant Sale press release, please click here. The 5th Annual Petaluma Bounty Plant Sale is coming soon! Sunday, April 26, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. At the Continue Reading →