Join Bounty Farm at the Annual MLK Day of Service

Petaluma Bounty hosts 5th Annual Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Monday, January 15th; 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Join your fellow community members for a day ON, not a day off by making a positive social impact in your community. Petaluma Bounty invites community members to join their neighbors at the Bounty Community Farm, for Continue Reading →

How does the Bounty interface with emergency food distribution?

The other day, I was asked to share with a new partner how Petaluma Bounty supports and helps improve emergency food outlets. First, let me back up and describe what I mean by emergency food outlets. That is a catchall term I use to describe any group that provides groceries (shelf stable to produce) or prepared meals to people in our Continue Reading →

Save the date for Bounty’s 8th Annual Plant Sale

It’s hard to believe that in a few short weeks we’ll start seeding for the Plant Sale and the 2018 farm season! The 8th Annual Bounty Farm Plant Sale will be held on Sunday April 22nd, World Earth Day! Please put the date on your calendar and consider purchasing your plants from the Bounty this year. Proceeds go to support Continue Reading →

Reflections on ALIVE

As winter approaches and harvest wanes, we said a bittersweet goodbye (for now!) to several of our summer and fall programs. ALIVE, a crucial part of Petaluma Bounty’s farm-based education programming, wrapped up this month with our traditional end-of-session potluck. Short for “Active Living in Vibrant Environments,” this program represents a unique collaboration between Petaluma Bounty and formally trained nutritionists. Continue Reading →

Petaluma Bounty responds to the fires

Petaluma Bounty played a unique and crucial role as a community hub for local food response. We also played the role of convener, traffic control, mentor, facilitator, coordinator, and other descriptors as the occasions required. Petaluma Bounty leveraged existing networks and infrastructure to respond to ongoing and new needs in the face of this unprecedented disaster. Specifically, we eased the Continue Reading →