What is CalFresh and how do you apply?

This post is part of Petaluma Bounty’s CalFresh Awareness Month Blog Series. CalFresh is California’s name for the food stamp program, which is now called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (or SNAP) at the national level. Since 2011, California has dedicated May to sharing more resources and information about CalFresh with the intent of encouraging more people to utilize this Continue Reading →

Blog Series: May is CalFresh Awareness Month.

Lately, our screens and news sources have been filled with the most recent coronavirus updates ranging from positive (many countries are slowly reopening) to disheartening (people continue to lose loved ones and jobs). The effects of coronavirus have touched everything and everyone, and they continue to inform how Bounty will roll out information and resources for this year’s CalFresh Awareness Continue Reading →

2020 Plant Sale Updates

Edit 4/23/2020: You will have access to our online plant sale platform on April 26th. Join our newsletter (to the right) to stay up-to-date on all changes. The countdown is on for Bounty’s 10th Annual Plant Sale! And we’re excited to help you and your gardening friends to grow more of your own delicious food. We’re so excited to again Continue Reading →

Help Bounty ensure low-income consumers can participate in local CSA’s and farm stands during the COVID-19 pandemic.

During these uncertain times when we’re all scrutinizing our supply chain, many people have opted to seek fresh produce directly from their local farmers through weekly box subscriptions (CSA) and farm stands. But this option isn’t available to many in our community due to the higher upfront costs of produce from small-scale local farms. For the past 12 years, Bounty Continue Reading →