The Bounty Farm and Sustainability

For a long time the word “sustainability” spoke most directly to environmental conservation efforts. As we increasingly become cognizant of the nodes that connect our physical environment, our economy, human physical and mental health, and social equity, the word can’t quite seem to carry all of that well anymore. Even just focusing on the agricultural sector, we see many different Continue Reading →

End of the Season Reflections from Farmer Reyna

This month’s Farmer Update is broken down much how the farmer’s brain is at any given moment: in constant reflection, focused on the current task at hand, and looking ahead to the next endeavor. Reflection: November was the final farm push to wrap up a long, full season. Field take down is an intentional process; drip line and stakes are carefully collected and stored for reuse, Continue Reading →

getstarted Pilot Program Wrap-Up

Petaluma Bounty was excited to have the opportunity to work with getstarted to help facilitate their pilot program this past summer— a new initiative that sought to engage the help of local home gardeners to grow edible plant starts for Petaluma families in need. Petaluma Bounty helped by facilitating the pickup of over 300 start kits that were then grown Continue Reading →

Summer Bounty Bag Wrap Up

What a season it has been! As everyone has experienced, to differing degrees, 2020 has been a very difficult year.  Food insecurity has surged globally and locally as we all face the COVID-19 pandemic, social isolation, economic depression, and the shock waves through the food supply chain. Locally, demand for food aid has risen for those who were already experiencing Continue Reading →