Petaluma Bounty

March Newsletter
Join us at our 8th Annual Plant Sale
Sunday, April 22nd, 9am-3pm

Spring is here - and that means our Plant Sale is coming up in a few short weeks! This year, we are having our 8th Annual  Plant  Sale on  April 22nd, Earth Day, from  9am to 3pm.  All proceeds support Bounty Farm operations and initiatives on site, furthering our work in creating a healthy and thriving local food system!

Along with purchasing your starts from us, consider volunteering and spreading the word! Visit our blog post HERE to get the details.

For questions about the  Plant  Sale and Bounty programs, please reach out to  Suzi . If you want to learn more about additional volunteer opportunities for you or a group you're part of, reach out to .

Field Trip on the first day of spring, 2018
Spring Events at Bounty Farm!     
Join us at the farm for these upcoming events

The bees are buzzing, the sun is out, and we have an array of opportunities to get your hands dirty at Bounty Farm this spring. Check out our website calendar, stay in touch with us on Facebook, and save the date for the events below:
Saturday, March 31st:  Cesar Chavez Day of Service 
Saturday, April 14th: Bounty Farm Community Workshop: Bee-keeping Basics PLUS Second Saturday
Sunday, April 22nd: 8th Annual Plant Sale Fundraiser
Saturday, April 28th:
Sunday, April 29th:a Día del Niño/Day of the Child
In This Issue
Our Grow it! Station during a spring field trip with River Montessori Charter Elementary

Seeking Spring Field Trip Educators

Join us in the Farm-to-School-to-Farm movement!

With spring around the corner, field trip season has started again and the Bounty is welcoming groups of students to the farm. Come join us in the Farm-to-School-to-Farm-movement! We are seeking people who have experience in education, or who are willing to learn, to support our Educational Farm Visit Program. We will train all volunteer educators, and you will have the opportunity to support Farm Visits with a team of Bounty staff, interns, and volunteers. 

Farm visits may include concept review, hands-on activities and applications, community service and giving back, and inquiry-based learning and exploration. To find out more information about the Farm Visit program, visit our website  

Contact if you have further questions or would like to get involved.

April Community Workshop: Beekeeping Basics
April 14th, 12pm-2pm

Part of our Bounty Farm Community Workshop series!

It's spring, and that means that we are beginning to see our friendly pollinators back in action! In this workshop, we will spend time discussing the complexities of colonies and the seasonal rhythms of bees. We will also explore the fundamentals of bee-keeping, including equipment and bee resources. See a honey extraction demo and sample some local varieties.

Sign up for the workshop HERE.

WHERE: Bounty Farm, 55 Shasta Ave, Petaluma
WHEN: Saturday, April 14th, 12pm-2pm
COST: $10-20, sliding scale. Nobody turned away for lack of funds.

We are planning our workshop series for the summer - and we want to hear from you! Do you have something you'd like to share? Maybe you can navigate your way around food preservation or your neighbor knows a nourishing recipe passed down through generations. Reach out to or call 707-364-4866. 
Blossoms, Bees, and Farmyard Babies
April 28th, 10am-1pm

In 2018, Petaluma Bounty joined Farm Trails as a member organization and farm.
Farm Trails mission is to ensure the continuing economic viability of Sonoma County agriculture by instilling an appreciation of agriculture as a vital part of our community. On April 28th, Bounty will participate in the county-wide farm open house. We will provide tours every hour on the hour and this will also serve as a last chance sale for our Plant Sale.   

WHERE: Bounty Farm, 55 Shasta Ave, Petaluma

WHEN: Saturday, April 28th, 10am-1pm

For more information about Blossoms, Bees and Barnyard Babies go to Farm Trails website by
clicking here!
Día del Niño/Day of the Child at Bounty Farm!
April 29th, 12pm-4pm

On April 29th, the Sonoma County Environmental Education Collaborative (SEEC) will be hosting and celebrating "Día del Niño" or "Day of the Child."   Many countries around the world celebrate children through an annual holiday. In Mexico, Day of the Child takes place each year in April, and it's a big deal!  Bounty Farm will be joining other parks, natural spaces, and preserves in Sonoma County on this day to offer fun activities for the whole family. The event is free and open to the public!

WHERE: Bounty Farm, 55 Shasta Ave, Petaluma

WHEN: Sunday, April 29th, 12pm-4pm

For more information, check out our blog post, or email with questions. Can't wait to see you there!