Produce Safety After Wildfire Wrap Up event

A few Saturdays ago, our multi-disciplinary team presented the last webinar about Produce Safety after Wildfire. I’m really proud of being part of this collective of community driven research and the crucial foundation it will hopefully lay for subsequent work in this arena. Each fire event is unique and the composition of ash, site history, and personal health of each Continue Reading →

Produce safety post wildfire- First public event this Saturday.

Since October of 2017, Petaluma Bounty has partnered with UC Cooperative Extension of Sonoma County, local experts in Environmental Health, and other crucial community partners to conduct a Civic Science Research project on the impact of the fires on local produce. Not a typical project in our wheelhouse, but the events that occurred during those terrible weeks were anything but Continue Reading →

Health impact of fire on local produce. Call for sites and volunteers!

Citizen Science Research on the Health Impacts of Air Pollution on Local Produce in Sonoma and Napa Counties To get involved, please contact: Vanessa Raditz, MPH  –   vraditz@gmail.com Air quality in Sonoma and Napa counties has been significantly impacted by the ongoing fires in the region. Local farms have played a very large and important role in food relief efforts Continue Reading →