Health impact of fire on local produce. Call for sites and volunteers!

Citizen Science Research on the Health Impacts of Air Pollution on Local Produce in Sonoma and Napa Counties To get involved, please contact: Vanessa Raditz, MPH  –   [email protected] Air quality in Sonoma and Napa counties has been significantly impacted by the ongoing fires in the region. Local farms have played a very large and important role in food relief efforts Continue Reading →

Mapping the emergency local food scene

Coordinating the Local Emergency Food Response Introduction Collecting information via google forms, distributing it to websites interfacing with the public, strengthen the web of community food hubs, and improving communication between all parties.. We are mapping and connecting a regionalized and sustained local food response leveraging existing distribution local food producers. Please fill out the google form below so we Continue Reading →

The Impact of the Bounty Bag Program

Sharing the Bounty Through our CSA Program When we envision community-supported agriculture, what often comes to mind? Perhaps a way to strengthen the community food system, reduce the number of miles your food travels from farm to plate. Here at Petaluma Bounty, our CSA program is a partnership between the local community and our farm nestled within it. Given the Continue Reading →

Update on Bounty Hunters Program

Petaluma Bounty Hunters has been uncharacteristically quiet this season because we didn’t receive funding for a coordinator and were unable to find volunteers that wanted to step into a leadership role of coordination. These are not unheard of barriers. But when our farm manager took another (great) job this summer, I (Suzi) was forced to refocus my efforts on the Continue Reading →

Intern Spotlight: Megan!

This month we would like to highlight our incredible summer intern, Megan Travers. You may recognize her smile if you have ever stopped by our Bounty Farm Stand or the Farmacy at the Petaluma Health Center.  Megan joined us in late June as an intern and has been supporting our programming and administrative activities ever since. Her warmth and commitment Continue Reading →