North Bay Farms

Support Access to Slaughter & Processing Facilities in Marin – Planning Commission Meeting 11/28/16 at 1 pm

via CropMobster. Special thanks to Myriam Kaplan-Pasternak of Devils Gulch Ranch for the heads-up. From Kaplan-Pasternak: For any of you so inclined to help support some new changes to the Marin County Zoning Code which would allow for on farm slaughter, mobile slaughter facilities and brick and mortar facilities, there will be a hearing before…

Fresh Eggs from Pastured Petaluma Hens at Oasis Community Farm

The Raucous Rooster paid a visit to Petaluma Grange VP Connie Madden and partner Wayne Morgenthaler’s Oasis Community Farm yesterday and found them with a surplus of fresh eggs from their flock of pastured chickens. Oasis normally sells eggs for $7/dozen but the hens have been particularly busy over the winter and for the time…

Join Joel Salatin – High Priest of the Pasture – at a Benefit for Tara Firma Farms on Saturday

Fellow Petaluma Grangers Tara & Craig Smith, founders of Tara Firma Farms, will be hosting the hilarious and inspiring Joel Salatin this Saturday at their farm on the I Street Extension in Petaluma. The event is a fundraiser for the Tara Firma Farms Institute. Salatin, of Polyface Farms in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, has in recent…