2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week of Service

As with everything that has happened since the introduction of COVID-19, we have had to shift how we operate the farm and our traditional days of service; we wanted to make sure that we did not skip our annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, as honoring Dr. King Jr.’s legacy is more important than ever; it allowed Continue Reading →

2020 Farmers’ Market LIFE Recap

One thing that emerged through the year is that farmers’ markets are essential to the community. They not only let the community shop in the open air as they buy healthful food to boost immune systems but through our incentive matching program, they allow for people’s food budgets to stretch further while supporting small, local agricultural farms. We are proud to be a small piece in the local food system and advocate for farmers’ markets at a local, state, and federal level. Continue Reading →

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 →

Special Thanks to Grab n’ Grow!

As we are in the process of reflecting back on the year, we are so thankful for all of those that have donated to us, whether it was the change from their produce purchase or a large donation from a business; we could not do what we do without every donation that comes our way. At the Bounty Farm, we Continue Reading →

Petaluma Bounty Year In Review: Advocacy

As we recap what the Bounty was able to accomplish this year, we have to recognize that this year was unlike any year in our recent history. As a farm-based community food security project, the Bounty offers a unique perspective to advocacy efforts. We drive for organizational, institutional, and governmental policy that benefits both low-income consumers and food producers with Continue Reading →