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 →

2014 Year End Report just posted and it’s jam packed with great news!

Healthy food for everyone Growing a thriving, local food system through collaboration, education, and promoting self-reliance. For a pdf of our Year End Report, please click here. In 2006, Petaluma Bounty was founded to address the lack of access to healthy food for low-income families and seniors. Six years later, the Bounty became a program of Petaluma People Services Center. Continue Reading →

Bounty is hiring a farm assistant for the 2015 season!

Petaluma Bounty is looking forward to an exciting 2015 season! In order for all the magic to happen, we are looking for a dynamic farm assistant. Check out the description below or click here for the announcement. To apply for this position, please send your resume and a cover letter to [email protected] Applications accepted on a rolling basis, with interviews Continue Reading →

Bounty Director to speak at Interfaith Annual Conference

Bounty Programs Director Suzi Grady will be speaking at the Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative’s Annual Conference this Sunday, February 22nd. This year’s theme will be “Congregations Cultivating Local Food Access.” and topics will include Advancing Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), “Greening” Food Pantries and Community Gardens, Advocacy for Policies Promoting Local Food Security, Food access for neighbors in need. For more information Continue Reading →

Buen Provecho Cooking Workshops for families

Petaluma Bounty is excited to support a wonderful series of healthy cooking workshops hosted by The McDowell Family Center and The Center for Well-Being at McDowell Elementary School. The first workshop will be on Wednesday, February 25th from 6:30 to 8:00pm. Families with children 8 years and older are invited to attend and the classes are free. Help us get Continue Reading →