Monthly Archives: June 2015

A Company Town No More: Richmond Progressives Visit Petaluma to Discuss Their Grassroots Victory Over Chevron

Grassroots political organizing managed to put the people back in the political process in last year’s election, resoundingly beating one of the most profitable corporate behemoths on the planet, which had spent an unprecedented $3 million dollars in the city of Richmond to elect corporate-friendly candidates. How did Richmond progressives do it and can their…

Everybody Eats: Impressive Numbers from Petaluma Bounty

Bounty By the Numbers           11,280 – Pounds of sustainable grown fruits and vegetables harvested at the Petaluma Bounty Farm in 2014. 480 – Number of Bounty Boxes of fresh produce provided free of cost to low-income P.L.A.Y. (Parents Love Active Youth) participants in 2014. 1,755 – Number of farmers markets in…

Everybody Eats: Petaluma Bounty & Farmers Market Benis

Originally posted at PositivelyPetaluma.com FEATURED, PETALUMA EATS Everybody Eats: The Petaluma Bounty Farm & Farmers Market Benefits JUNE 12, 2015 I finally met Lennie Larkin at the Petaluma Farmers Market in Walnut Park last Saturday. She was tending to the Petaluma Bounty Farm’s spot at the west side market that runs from 2 to 5…