Bounty Harvest Party and Potluck
August 25th, 2014
This year, Petaluma Bounty is collaborating with Daily Acts for our annual Harvest Party at the Bounty Farm! This is a free community event and potluck to celebrate the abundance of cultivating community – the fruits of our collective labor through community programs, the abundance of what can be grown in our amazing bio-region, and […]
Internships with the Bounty
August 13th, 2014
Each year, Petaluma Bounty offers internships to motivated students to work alongside staff members on the farm, in the field, gleaning, at partner agencies, in the office and beyond! Internships are set up on an individual basis to ensure that the community, the student and the Bounty get the most of the investment we’re each […]
Bounty Hunters kicks off season with new Bi-lingual Coordinator!
August 5th, 2014
Petaluma Bounty Hunters has started the 8th season of gleaning in Southern Sonoma County. And this year brings a lot of exciting changes! We recently hired Martín Rivarola to coordinate community gleans and expand volunteer opportunities for more community members. Here is a little background on Martín, in his own words, “I am 45 yrs […]
Please share- Where to find free and reduced cost food in Petaluma.
June 24th, 2014
Each year, Petaluma Bounty publishes the Food Resource Guide- a comprehensive list of where to find free and reduced cost food for low income and food insecure community members for the Petaluma area. Some outlets are for a specific group (seniors, children, patients of Petaluma Health Center) and other outlets are open to the public. […]
Service learning at the Bounty Farm!
June 19th, 2014
Each year, Petaluma Bounty hosts schools and youth groups engaged in service learning. From Alternative Spring Break visitors, Senior projects, girl scouts, college interns, professional certificate preceptors, to junior high students completing community service hours, Petaluma Bounty invites youth to engage in our programs and give back to their community. Rocky Rohwedder, a professor of […]
CalFresh toolkit for farmers now available
June 4th, 2014
Presently, there are over 35,000 CalFresh users in Sonoma County. Every month, over $5.3 million CalFresh dollars flow into Sonoma County and at most, only $3,800 of that goes to farmer’s markets, CSAs or farmstands. That’s 0.07% monthly (as of March, 2014)! Why shouldn’t our local farmers capture more of this money? Why shouldn’t all […]
Kaiser Permanent grants Bounty Hunters Program to Turn Recipients into Participants
June 3rd, 2014
Healthy Food For Everyone Growing A Thriving, Local Food System Through Collaboration, Education, And Promoting Self-Reliance FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 02, 2014 Contact: Suzi Grady, Programs Director [email protected] (707) 775-3663 Petaluma Bounty Fights Food Waste Turning Food Insecure Recipients into Participants Kaiser Permanente Community Benefits Program has awarded Petaluma Bounty a $10,000 grant […]