It could easily be called the Institution of Organic & Sustainable Farming & Gardening, a revered center of learning that upholds an environmental ethic while helping growers produce crops the natural way. But, of course, everyone knows it as Harmony Farm Supply & Nursery, the iconic business in Sebastopol.
Ag Event or Not?
Governor Brown signed legislation mandating that local agencies, across the State of California, create Sustainable Groundwater Management Plans. How did this happen? Well, all the wishing, hoping and even praying by farmers wasn’t enough to gather the storm clouds needed to end California’s four-year drought.
Redwood Empire Vineyard Mgmt
Kevin Barr started Redwood Empire Vineyard Management (REVM) in 1983. His wife, Linda joined him in 1991, and his partner, Tyler Klick joined them in 2006. He had the entrepreneurial spirit and knew he wanted to work in Sonoma County.
Sanchietti Farming Incorporated might sound like a large corporation, but in truth it’s a family run operation. Husband and wife duo, Mark and Jenny Sanchietti, are the sole owners of the family oriented business.
Jones is New Dairy Princess
18 year old Santa Rosan, Connie Jones was crowned District 3 Dairy Princess. The current senior at Petaluma High School will serve as the spokesperson for the Dairy Industry and represent local farmers and producers in the 6 county area.
Farm Bureau Wine Discounts
Take a look at Sonoma County Farm Bureau's Member Only Wine Discount Program for 2013. Download the PDF page and take it when you taste.
Paul Martin: Building Bridges
From dairy farmer to Deputy Director for the governor, Paul Martin has done it all. Martin has been unsuccessful in retiring since 2012 with his first retirement lasting 53 days and his second in 2014 lasting 127 days. Martin’s failure to retire shows just how dedicated he is to the dairy industry and agriculture.
A Salute to Two Ag Heroes
It’s been a year since David Evans of Marin Sun Farms took over the Rancho slaughterhouse, transforming the closed-down operation into a high-quality slaughter and meat processing plant. Under Evans’ ownership, the old slaughter facility on Petaluma’s northern edge has been revived and refocused.
Premium Member Luncheon
On Friday April 10th, 24 guests joined the Sonoma County Farm Bureau for a Premium Member luncheon at Dutton Lake. Guests mingled before lunch with Congressman Mike Thompson, California Farm Bureau Federation President Paul Wenger and Farm Bureau staff.
I know the recipe title is all about Easter…but, I really wanted to share this recipe with you not only because I think it would be great for brunch, it is also a spinoff of my highest scoring dessert from the www.WorldFoodChampionships.com.
Taking Care of their Community
Andy’s Produce has been operating for more than 50 years. Off Gravenstein Highway in Sebastopol, many longtime residents have seen them grow from a small produce and fruit stand to a large diversified open air market.
SCFB Business Members
Farm Bureau's Business Members are a network of agriculture friendly businesses who support Farm Bureau in protecting Sonoma County agriculture.