2021 Board Member Blog Series: Elizabeth E

When I reached out to Suzi in April 2014 to ask about interning with Petaluma Bounty, I had no idea I’d be signing on for life. I was an English Literature major at Sonoma State, newly passionate about community food and sustainability, but unsure how to take my first tentative steps toward community involvement without the supportive tether of school Continue Reading →

2021 Community Tool and Seed Giveaway

“If you are more fortunate than others, it’s better to build a longer table than a taller fence.” — Unknown All through the year we are continually blown away by the kindness of our community to supply us with donations to keep our community farm up and running. Whether it is a soil donation to help us get ready for Continue Reading →

Guest Blog: Greenhouse Reflections Part 1

Guest written by Intern Jane It’s hard to communicate the significance of planting seeds. Even on the days you’re not feeling particularly in awe of the world, planting seeds is always magical. It has been my privilege to have been a part of getting thousands of seeds started in the greenhouse this season. Here’s a little look of the care Continue Reading →

2021 Spring Intern Introductions

Every Spring, Summer, and Fall, we are happy to welcome a new cohort of interns into the Petaluma Bounty Family. Our internship program over the years has helped train young farmers and created a network of folks invested in our work at the Bounty Community Farm. In fact, we often joke that once you intern with us, you’re stuck forever! Continue Reading →

February Farm Reflections

*This month’s farm reflection post is co-written by Farmer Reyna and Farm Assistant Elizabeth* Reflection This month has brought in more of our caretaker instincts. As we start tending to our seedlings in the greenhouse, part of the care involves assessing the conditions which will influence how our seeds grow. Checking into the greenhouse is vital for the health of our Continue Reading →