The Impact of the Bounty Bag Program

Sharing the Bounty Through our CSA Program When we envision community-supported agriculture, what often comes to mind? Perhaps a way to strengthen the community food system, reduce the number of miles your food travels from farm to plate. Here at Petaluma Bounty, our CSA program is a partnership between the local community and our farm nestled within it. Given the 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 →

Expanding the Farmacy model to Forestville

This year, Petaluma Bounty became a subcontractor of InterFaith Sustainable Food Collaborative as part of their USDA FINI grant. This funding provides matching incentives for the Bounty Farmacy, Sliding Scale Farmstand and CSA boxes for CalFresh customers. It includes a small amount of funds for Petaluma Bounty to provide technical expertise to mentor a new Farmacy site. Below, is a Continue Reading →