Volunteer Perspectives: From a Young Community Farmer

The soil on our community farm has been worked by many hands, young (like, 18-months-old young!) and old. During the spring, various middle school students completed their community service at Bounty Farm. One of these volunteers, Makoa, shared his experience with us and we wanted to feature his words as a guest blog post here. Thank you, Makoa, and thank Continue Reading →

Thank You for Supporting our 8th Annual Plant Sale!

Thank you to everyone in our community who came out to Bounty Farm on April 22nd to take part in our 8th Annual Plant Sale! Under a blue sky and with warm temperatures, we welcomed spring along with many community members who spent a bit of their Sunday to support our programs while buying plant starts for their own gardens. 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 →