Bounty Plant Sale

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Next Plant Sale is 2023 Spring

We thank everyone who came out to volunteer, to shop, and to get compost at our 3rd Annual Fall Plant Sale on September 11.

At a Glance:


Our next plant sale will be in 2023 spring. This page will be updated accordingly.

Customer Sign-Ups

We ask that customers sign up for a 30-minute shopping slot for the health and safety of all. We will publish the sign-up link as the date of the sale approaches. This page will be updated accordingly.

Volunteer at the Plant Sale

We cannot do what we do without volunteers, and we are grateful for each and every one of you. We will publish the sign-up link for volunteers as the date of the sale approaches. This page will be updated accordingly.

Plant List & Description

We publish a list of plants available and descriptions as the date of the sale approaches. This page will be updated accordingly.

Please understand that there are no holds, and sales are by first come, first served. We have thousands of plant starts so we hope you’ll be flexible and open to trying a different variety than you may have in mind!


55 Shasta Avenue, Petaluma, CA 94952

EBT accepted; discounts offered for CalFresh customers

Our sponsors provide a match of up to $20 for customers using their CalFresh (food stamps) EBT card. All purchases of edible plants are allowable on EBT cards, and encouraged!

Why we hold our Plant Sales

This event is well-aligned with our mission of getting healthy food to everyone through collaboration, education, and promoting self-sufficiency. It is our hope that by providing sustainably raised starts for sale to the public, we are making it easier for others to start a garden or to continue gardening here in beautiful Sonoma County. Sales and donations from the event go to supporting our programs and efforts to make a strong, vibrant local food system that works well for all.

To learn more about growing your own garden, seed saving, community gardens, and more, click here!

How it all began

Started in 2011 by the amazing volunteer efforts of John Horrell, aided by the support of Dr. John Shribbs and Denise Ward, and mentored by Harvest for the Hungry with seed funding from Bread for the Journey, the annual Spring Plant Sale has become quite the tradition here at the Bounty Community Farm and within the greater Petaluma Community!

Specialty Greens Sign

Heirloom varieties & seed saving

But our work doesn’t stop with sending you home with your starts. What we’d really like is for more people to develop their own skills in seed starting and seed saving! Starting in 2013, we focused our efforts in propagating heirloom or open-pollinated plants so that you can have the option of saving seed from your plants for subsequent seasons. Advantages of saving your own seed include breeding varieties that are adapted to local growing conditions, increasing self-sufficiency, and not having to purchase seeds each year, perpetuating the botanical heritage and traditions of our ancestors, and preserving and improving the biodiversity of plants.

To understand the difference between heirloom and hybrid varieties, read this article by Ellen Solomon of NorthBay Horticulture. Language of Seeds

To get more information about the plants that are available on our Plant List, click here: Baker Creek Seed Company or Swallowtail Garden Seeds.

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