Petaluma

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…

Help Ban Glyphosate in Petaluma

From Petaluma Grange President Tiffany Renee – This Wednesday, January 20th, the Music, Parks and Recreation Commission will be reviewing their Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program and seeking feedback on the use of pesticides like glyphosate (RoundUp). Glyphosate is a probable human carcinogen according to the World Health Organization. It’s time for Sonoma County and its cities…

The Times They Are A Changin’ – Surprise Victory for Medical Marijuana Patients in Petaluma

A proposed ban on all outdoor medicinal cannabis grows within Petaluma city limits has been unceremoniously rejected by the Petaluma City Council, which called for city staff to come back with a modified proposal that is, according to Councilmember Teresa Barrett, “more compassionate, and a little less draconian.” The outcome appears to have taken both…

Know Someone Who Needs a Free Meal or Groceries in Petaluma? Check Petaluma Bounty’s Updated Food Resource Guide

Petaluma Bounty’s goal is to make certain everyone in our community has access to healthy food. To that end, they regularly update their Petaluma Food Resource Guide, available by this link as a pdf file. Bounty’s Guide lists the locations, times and procedures where members of the community may find a free, hot meal, free…