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 →

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 →

Laughing for L.I.F.E a comedy benefit for Farmers’ Market L.I.F.E.

Crushers of Comedy is putting on a show to benefit Farmers’ Market L.I.F.E. Please join us on Saturday, May 30th at the Penngrove Hatchery for a fun evening of laughs, drinks, great auction items and more! If you order your tickets today, Tuesday, and you’re part of the Lucky 50, you can get a screaming deal at $20 per ticket! Continue Reading →

Petaluma Bounty and Farmers’ Market L.I.F.E. part of $3.7 mil USDA award

Announced today by the USDA, the California Market Match Consortium will receive one of the USDA’s first ever Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grants, totaling $3.7 million over two years. The grant will help to expand the Market Match Consortium, coordinated by The Berkeley Ecology Center. For their full press release, click here. California’s healthy food incentive program, also known as Continue Reading →