A milestone worth celebrating!

Petaluma Bounty is now offering local affordable food incentives everywhere our produce is sold…and beyond!   Tuesday Farm Stand from 3 to 6pm at the Bounty Farm offers 30% discounts for limited income families and 50% discounts for CalFresh customers up to $20. Thursday Farmacy at the Petaluma Health Center offers the same (only available to PHC patients). Saturday Walnut Continue Reading →

Volunteer Survey Results In!

A HUGE thank you to all who participated in the 2016 Bounty Farm Volunteer Survey! This survey was very important to highlight the voice of volunteers and continue to grow and improve our Volunteer Program.  We will take these findings and feedback and incorporate them into this year’s programming.  In the survey, we focused on questions relating to the motivation Continue Reading →

2016 Plant Sale a success, thanks to our community!

A huge Bounty thank you to all of our day-of volunteers who were an imperative piece to all of our successes at the 2016 Plant Sale! Thank you for your time on Sunday, and for representing Petaluma Bounty to the wider community! For this event we define success as raising funds for our programs in a manner that encourages more Continue Reading →

Help us make the Bounty volunteer experience even better!

At Petaluma Bounty, we wouldn’t exist without the amazing and continual out-pouring of support from our community! From events, data entry, weeding and watering, supporting educational visits on the farm, selling at our community markets, seeding, answering questions at the Plant Sale…. the list goes on and on to the tune of over 2000 hours per year! We are grateful Continue Reading →

2016 Bounty Plant Sale is right around the corner!

Help us grow our programs by getting your plants at the 6th Annual Bounty Plant Sale on Sunday, April 24th from 9am to 3pm at the Bounty Community Farm, located at 55 Shasta Ave. With over 25 varieties of affordably priced vegetables, fruits and select herbs, choose from 3,000 plants starting at $3.00. There will be popular favorites including heirloom Continue Reading →

Update on AB 234- Progress was made!

After much deliberation, compromise and revisions, AB 234 was passed by the governor in October with much improvements from the original draft. Intended to be a clean-up bill to AB 1990, AB 234 addressed some concerns related to new regulations reducing the willingness of people to donate food, increasing administrative burdens on volunteer gleaning networks and potentially threatening the supply Continue Reading →

Seeking applications for a fantastic Farm Manager

After three great years as the Bounty Community Farm Manager, Farmer Lennie is moving on to work full time on expanding her flower farm and design business (B-Side Farm). We wish Lennie the greatest success and look forward to keeping in touch. In the mean time, please share the Farm Manager Job Description far and wide so we can find our Continue Reading →

Reflections on an internship with the Bounty

Ester was recommended to Petaluma Bounty by allies in the health care sector. She recently completed her academic summer internship with us and will get credit with her Nutrition program at UC Davis. Ester provided the following description of her time. We are grateful to Ester for jumping into multiple initiatives and leaving each of them in better standing than Continue Reading →

The Story of Bounty Farm Produce

From Farmer Lennie: It’s mid-August and for us at the Bounty farm, that means the fields are overflowing with more varieties of food crops than most of us can even name offhand, that worker bees such as volunteers, interns and the Youth Corps were out there all summer carefully tending to them daily. That means, hundreds of pounds of picked, Continue Reading →