Announcing Community Apple Press Reservations!

Calling all imperfect fruit and their owners! We are excited to announce that we are opening up some time slots for our community to come share our wonderful apple press and save some of their fruit that may be past the prime eating time! We are going to start offering one-hour time slots to reserve the use of our machine Continue Reading →

The Economic Multiplier of Choosing Farmers’ Markets First

Your Choice Matters – Farmers’ Markets First! Shopping at farmers’ markets supports the health and wellbeing of you, your local economy, environmental and community. When you shop your local markets, you are not only taking care of you but of the local economy that you exist in; shopping at markets promotes small businesses and has many benefits for your local Continue Reading →

Petaluma Bounty and Farmers’ Market LIFE Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week 2020!

Join Farmers’ Market LIFE and Petaluma Bounty August 2nd through the 8th as we celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week! Commemorated across the country, this is a time to honor our local farmers, farmers’ market staff, and everyone behind the scenes who make our markets a rich celebration of local and traditional food cultures. We will be focusing on celebrating our Continue Reading →

CalFresh Awareness Month Impact Report

CalFresh Awareness Month looked different this year— but it was arguably more impactful than ever.  As Covid-19 has made traditional in-person outreach unsafe, we focused our efforts on two main initiatives: an online blog series and an increase in nutrition incentives at all FM LIFE farmers’ markets during the month of May. In this post, we’ll share the data-driven results Continue Reading →

Pandemic EBT and Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants

This post is part of Petaluma Bounty’s CalFresh Awareness Month Blog Series.  Pandemic EBT and Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants: CA Department of Social Services (CDSS) announced in late May they’ll be launching their new Pandemic EBT benefits, where families with children who are eligible for free or reduced meals at school will get up to $365 per eligible child Continue Reading →