Results from CalFresh Awareness Month

Another CalFresh Awareness Month (May) is in the books! Thank you to everyone who shared our posts, spread the word, and came out to farmers’ markets during the month of May! Due to our collective efforts, we were able to distribute $8,191 in CalFresh and $7,512 in Market Match Incentives to 459 (non-unique) customers. That’s $15,703 that was used to Continue Reading →

Welcome to the Bounty, Katherine!

Katherine is thrilled to bring her background in food justice, agroecology, and sustainable community development to Petaluma Bounty as the new Bounty Farm Manger! She is excited to be part of the dynamic and committed Bounty team working together to grow beautiful, fresh, healthy food. Katherine has managed greenhouses and plant production and worked on farms and native plant nurseries Continue Reading →

2017 Farmers’ Market LIFE CalFresh tours and new markets!

Petaluma Bounty is proud to announce we are expanding Farmers’ Market LIFE to the following markets for the 2017 season: Sonoma Valley “The Springs” Market, Santa Rosa Wednesday Night Market, Kenwood Community Farmers’ Market, Santa Rosa WIC Satellite Market, Tiburon Community Farmers’ Market. For a full listing of participating markets, in English y Espanol, please click here. We also need Continue Reading →

May is CalFresh Awareness Month

On Tuesday, May 2nd The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors honored May as CalFresh Awareness month with a Gold Resolution. With community partners and representatives of the Sonoma County Human Services and Health Services present, Supervisor Hopkins celebrated the key role that CalFresh plays in making many Sonoma County residents more food secure. May is CalFresh Awareness Month CalFresh Awareness Continue Reading →

Farmers’ Market LIFE exceeding expectations!

Farmers’ Market LIFE (Local Incentive for Food and Economy) has now been in operation for 18 months and we’re thrilled to share the following results. In total, our 12 participating farmers’ markets have distributed $62,571 in incentives and $79,660 in CalFresh for a total of $142,231 from June, 2015 until October, 2016. That includes 4208 transactions at participating farmers’ markets Continue Reading →