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The Seed Bank to Leave Sonoma County National Bank Building

After a ten-year run in the iconic Sonoma County National Bank building at the corner of Petaluma Boulevard North and Washington Street, the Baker Creek Heirloom Seed folks will soon be moving their Seed Bank retail business across the street a block away, to the Fraley building at 110 Petaluma Boulevard N. In an audacious…

Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Catalog for 2017 is Now Available

The Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company’s 2017 catalog is hot off the press and now available. If you haven’t seen their catalog before, you’re in for quite a treat. It’s a huge, full-color publication quite unlike any other you’ve likely seen. Stop by the Petaluma Seed Bank to pick up your copy, or sign up…

When Insurers Find GMOs an Extreme Risk & USDA Can’t Determine Contamination Methods, it’s Time for Sonoma County to Take Precautions

Sonoma County – Food & Ag Mecca Organic and conventional farmers in Sonoma County alike have been expressing increasing concern about how best to protect their farms and livelihoods from genetic contamination for many years. Along with allied environmentalists and a broad group of advocates and consumers, conventional farmers opposed to genetically-modified technology and their…