Community Supported Agriculture

How to Feed Ourselves in a Time of Climate Crisis

Courtesy of Yes! Magazine. Here are 13 of the best ideas for a just and sustainable food system, from saving seeds to curbing food waste. Raj Patel & Tracy Matsue Loeffelholz Sep 08, 2017 Changing the food system is the most important thing humans can do to fix our broken carbon cycles. Meanwhile, food security is…

Sebastopol Collaborative Receives Two Year Federal Grant to Make Local Produce Affordable

Great news from the Interfaith Sustainable Foods Collaborative: CONGREGATIONAL PARTNERS WANTED TO DISTRIBUTE CASH MATCH AT CSAS AND FARM STANDS On June 8, 2016, US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilseck announced a $155,000 Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grant award to the Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative. The two-year grant will allow faith-based groups hosting farm…

Fortunate Farm: Visionary Carbon Farming from a Brewery’s Waste Stream

Published on Mar 23, 2016 by North Coast Brewing

http://northcoastbrewing.com – As a young farmer, Gowan Batist worked with the North Coast Brewing Company to establish a family farm with a focus on rotational grazing, composting, and heirloom vegetables. Learn about how Gowan is “carbon farming” by using the waste stream from the local brewery. (February 2016)

Young-Armos Incubator Farm Proposal Back Before the Rohnert Park City Council on Tuesday

Rohnert Park mayor, staff & some residents reel disrespected and left out of the discussion of a project on their border The Young-Armos farm incubator project will be back before the Rohnert Park City Council on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Item 8A on the meeting’s agenda will be a presentation by Bill Keene, General Manager…

Blood & Mud, a Love Letter to Cross-Generational Farm Communities

Here’s a lovely valentine to community everywhere, and a great read from one of the more inspiring & innovative young farmers we’ve encountered in Northern California in recent years, Gowan Batist of Fortunate Farm in Caspar, California. Thanks to Gowan, Evan Wiig of the The Farmer’s Guild, and Janae Lloyd for the photography. Happy Valentine’s…