Ten years and loving it!

Its been ten years since I joined Petaluma Bounty as an intern and Community Gardens Coordinator. A whole decade… my thirties to be exact. I joined the team after colleagues from the UCSC Farm and Garden Program informed me about the ambitious aspirations of a small group in Sonoma County. Although I had experience organizing community around food, sustainability, and Continue Reading →

Bounty Annual Impact Report: A year in numbers, pictures, testimonials, and memories!

What a year it’s been! From seed to compost pile and every step in between, we are proud of the results of our collective efforts and you should be too! This year, we decided to use the interactive platform Prezi to showcase our annual report as well as expand on the framework of what it means to be a farm-based Continue Reading →

Applying a Systems Lens to Improving Farmers’ Markets for All.

This blog is co-authored by Summer Sullivan and Suzi Grady with input by board member Caiti Hachmyer. It is in response to a July article on farmers’ markets in the Guardian. It offers insight into Petaluma Bounty’s approach to policy, systems, and environment change in regards to nutrition incentive programs at farmers’ markets. A July 2019 Guardian article by Leslie Continue Reading →

Seasonal Reflections from the Farm

From Farmer Reyna: November has been a bustling month for the farm. It began with the closure of our seasonal Thursday farmstand and Bounty Bag CSA subscriptions. But all the while, fall farm crops were preparing for their own showcase as we began our winter Saturday Farmstand where you can find the bountiful fruits of our and our community’s labor: Continue Reading →

Bounty Efforts during Kincade Fire

We at Petaluma Bounty worked around the clock in collaboration with partner organizations to continue to support the community we all love. With the threat of fire, power shut offs, hazardous air quality, or closed markets, we were there to provide support, leadership, and build the capacity of our local food shed. Petaluma Bounty is on the front line of Continue Reading →