Announcing Community Apple Press Reservations!

Calling all imperfect fruit and their owners! We are excited to announce that we are opening up some time slots for our community to come share our wonderful apple press and save some of their fruit that may be past the prime eating time! We are going to start offering one-hour time slots to reserve the use of our machine Continue Reading →

Bounty Hunters gleaning training- help us get extra produce to people in need!

The Bounty Hunters gleaning program is a network of amazing volunteers who harvest and redistribute local garden and farm-grown produce to folks in our community in need of nutritious fresh fruits and vegetables. We take from our neighbors’ abundance that would otherwise go to waste and give it to our neighbors in need. The gleaning events are fun — in most cases, Continue Reading →

Reinvigorating the Sharing Ethic with Bounty Hunters

How You Can Participate  I’ve got too much produce! If your garden or fruit tree is providing more than you can eat, consider the following actions: Preserve, dehydrate, or make stock with your produce. Don’t know how? Consider taking a workshop or hosting a preserving party! Share it with friends, family, neighbors. Share or barter it with your networks: Homegrown Continue Reading →

Bounty Hunters Training and Engaging this Saturday

This Saturday from to 2 to 4pm, we are inviting all Bounty Hunters past and present to come to the farm. We have invited our coordinators, past and present, to share what working with the Bounty Hunters Food Recovery program did for them, how it has changed over the years, identify what is needed today and share skills so that Continue Reading →

Update on Bounty Hunters Program

Petaluma Bounty Hunters has been uncharacteristically quiet this season because we didn’t receive funding for a coordinator and were unable to find volunteers that wanted to step into a leadership role of coordination. These are not unheard of barriers. But when our farm manager took another (great) job this summer, I (Suzi) was forced to refocus my efforts on the Continue Reading →