The Economic Multiplier of Choosing Farmers’ Markets First

Your Choice Matters – Farmers’ Markets First! Shopping at farmers’ markets supports the health and wellbeing of you, your local economy, environmental and community. When you shop your local markets, you are not only taking care of you but of the local economy that you exist in; shopping at markets promotes small businesses and has many benefits for your local Continue Reading →

Petaluma Bounty and Farmers’ Market LIFE Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week 2020!

Join Farmers’ Market LIFE and Petaluma Bounty August 2nd through the 8th as we celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week! Commemorated across the country, this is a time to honor our local farmers, farmers’ market staff, and everyone behind the scenes who make our markets a rich celebration of local and traditional food cultures. We will be focusing on celebrating our Continue Reading →

Results from CalFresh Awareness Month

Another CalFresh Awareness Month (May) is in the books! Thank you to everyone who shared our posts, spread the word, and came out to farmers’ markets during the month of May! Due to our collective efforts, we were able to distribute $8,191 in CalFresh and $7,512 in Market Match Incentives to 459 (non-unique) customers. That’s $15,703 that was used to Continue Reading →

Farmers’ Market LIFE exceeding expectations!

Farmers’ Market LIFE (Local Incentive for Food and Economy) has now been in operation for 18 months and we’re thrilled to share the following results. In total, our 12 participating farmers’ markets have distributed $62,571 in incentives and $79,660 in CalFresh for a total of $142,231 from June, 2015 until October, 2016. That includes 4208 transactions at participating farmers’ markets Continue Reading →