After a very slow, cool season, the summer crops are starting to ripen and we are getting busy with harvesting tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant. Come join us in harvesting and arranging flowers for the farmers market(this is a kid friendly, family oriented activity), harvesting produce for Dinner on the Bounty, pruning back perennials, prepping beds for fall crops, mulching with cardboard and wood chips in the main pathways around the farm, and sharing in a great potluck lunch around noon. If you want to bring your kids, you can glean some blackberries growing around the perimeter of the farm and take some home with you!
We’ve had a youth crew from the Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps for the past 6 weeks and they have transformed the farm and greatly assisted in the day to day tasks of harvesting, transplanting, weeding, and seeding at the farm. Come out and see the great work they have done while learning sustainable farming techniques and job skills.
What to bring to Farm Work Days:
- good food and/or drinks to share (we always have a yummy lunch together around noon)
- sturdy boots, strong gloves, sun screen and hat
As always, the menu includes some good hard work, getting dirty, and learning new skills, and working together to grow this great community farm. Please bring your friends and family of all ages.
Also, as a reminder, you can join us at the Farm during the week on Thursdays from 9 am to 1pm. If you’d like to be added to a weekly farm email list with more information, please email me and I will add you.
For more information or to RSVP, please call me at 775-3663 (ext 213), or email me. I look forward to working with you at the Bounty Farm!
The Bounty Farm is located at 55 Shasta Avenue off Petaluma Blvd. North (across from the Lucky grocery store).