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 →

The importance of Local Affordable Food Incentives in our food system.

Many people share with us that they would buy more locally grown food if the farmers didn’t charge so much money for it. We at Petaluma Bounty understand full well that when the budget is tight, and with the cost of living so high in Sonoma County, we all have to make sacrifices. Also, when we see the difference in 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 →