Founded in 1980 by Kate Burroughs and David Henry, Harmony Farm Supply was a pioneer in the Organics Movement as a supplier of organic fertilizers, ecological pest controls, and integrated Pest Management monitoring tools. Since then, Harmony Farm Supply has been the leader in providing CCOF Certified Organic vegetable starts. In 2007, Kate and David decided that they wanted to be growers rather than retailers. They sold the business to Rick Williams in July of that year. Rick and his wife Leah are committed to carrying the "sustainable" baton.
North Bay Children’s Center provides comprehensive high-quality child care and early education programs fueled by our vision of excellence and a spirit of innovation. Our mission is to assure optimal development for every child we serve through: Culturally rich programs that prepare children from diverse backgrounds to succeed socially, emotionally and academically Our Garden of Eatin’ program that weaves a culture of health and wellness throughout the organization and serves as a model for other communities to emulate Strong family, school, and community partnerships that support a shared belief in each child’s ability to succeed [...]
By: Janet Fletcher, San Francisco Chronicle “We’re starting to think a lot more creatively about how we can make the town more vibrant,” says Petaluma planning commission board chair Gina Benedetti-Pednic. An urban-growth ordinance approved several years ago “drew a hard line around the town,” prohibiting all development beyond the boundary, she says. “As a result, we’re incentivizing infill projects. We’re filling in the blanks.” One such project just across the Petaluma River from The Block is Brewsters, a beer garden that sprouted 15 months ago on a Petaluma parking lot. Another involves an abandoned lumber yard on the [...]
By: Jeff Quakenbush, North Bay Business Journal After years as a vacant throwback to Petaluma's agri-industrial origins, the former Adobe Lumber yard on the northeastern edge of the city is coming alive with new tenants and a bold plan to create a hub for makers of art, music, food and beverages. The 12.9-acre site at 5400 Old Redwood Highway has been vacant since Clover Sonoma relocated its headquarters to the south end of Petaluma in 2012. Clover bought the property in 2004 and sold it to Petaluma-based Cornerstone Properties in 2014. A year after it spearheaded the opening [...]
FEED Sonoma is a food-hub community of 70+ local farms, supporting ecologically sustainable farming and ranching practices. FEED Sonoma has been cultivating a network of buyers in the North Bay Area, enabling the farm community to distribute their produce with ease to restaurants, businesses, and home consumers alike. Purchase a FEED Bin full of local produce, as often as you’d like, or become a Wholesale customer.