Over 4,500 Attend Ag Days
More than 4,500 students in Kindergarten through 6th grade attended Ag Days at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. The event combines more than 30 exhibitors who donate their time to educate today’s students about agriculture. The event is all inclusive with every aspect of Sonoma County agriculture was represented.
In September of 2014, 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.
Steve Bell Establishes Winery
Bell started his winery in 2011, but he wasn’t new to the wine industry. He’s been making wine since 1980 and has extensive experience in the industry. After working for Charles Krug and Freemark Abbey, Bell started as a Vineyard Manager for Beringer Vineyards in 1990.
Newest Premium Member
Started by three brothers in 1882, Korbel has been a locally owned family business for more than 130 years. The Heck family purchased the property from the Korbel Brothers in 1954, keeping the operation and ownership local.
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.
Singing Frogs Farm CSA
It’s clear Paul and Elizabeth Kaiser love what they do. Paul pulls weeds as he talks about his no-till farming practices and his wife Elizabeth wipes dirt off their five-year-old daughter Anna’s face. Their son, Lucas, 7, produces a plant to show his family before running back toward the row crops.
Growing Farms and Farmers
Lynn Steindorf Esposti of Healdsburg knows the pitfalls of farming but says the urge to farm is in her DNA, compelling her to grow crops and livestock against all the odds. After all, Lynn’s ancestors have farmed for at least eight generations in Europe, California and here in Sonoma County where she grew up raising hogs as a 4-H Club member in Healdsburg.
I’m not sure what I Love most about this recipe…the fact that it comes together so easily and can be made ahead of time or that it tastes soooo delicious!!! This would make a great side dish for Easter dinner, pairing nicely with a Leg of Lamb or Ham.
Applications Due 4/10
Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County will award more than $80,000 in scholarships this year to deserving students studying agriculture or an agricultural-related field at a four year college, junior college or trade school.
SCFB Business Members
Farm Bureau's Business Members are a network of agriculture friendly businesses who support Farm Bureau in protecting Sonoma County agriculture.