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 →

Bounty Farm Season in a snapshot!

What does a typical season look like at the Bounty Farm? Below is a quick description of activity on Bounty Farm that we were asked to put together. We love our Bounty Farm and are tickled to be able to share and reflect on cycles and rhythms of production and engagement. Here’s to many more seasons on this special site 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 →

Flower workshop with Farmer Lennie at the Bounty!

Please come join us at Bounty Farm and learn from community experts! The next upcoming workshop is Saturday, August 27th. As part of our Community Workshop series, we are hosting community members to teach on subjects gleaned from our Volunteer Survey and relevant to our local food system, farming, and food & cooking. We hope you come learn with us Continue Reading →

Volunteer Survey Results In!

A HUGE thank you to all who participated in the 2016 Bounty Farm Volunteer Survey! This survey was very important to highlight the voice of volunteers and continue to grow and improve our Volunteer Program.  We will take these findings and feedback and incorporate them into this year’s programming.  In the survey, we focused on questions relating to the motivation Continue Reading →