Bay Area Bountiful

North Bay Bountiful Radio is hosted by Darren LaShelle and Sofia Englund, and made possible in part by the Sonoma Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District.  And by, Petaluma Poultry offering ROCKY® The Free Range Chicken and ROSIE® The Original Organic Chicken. PLAY_North_Bay_Bountiful_Radio_Dec_04_2015.mp3

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Downtown Calistoga will be lighting up for the holidays with a free event on December 5th– the Calistoga Lighted Tractor Parade. Events begin at 2pm, and the parade on Lincoln Street, starts at 7o’clock.

The Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market will be held tomorrow, December 5th from 8:30am until 1:00oclock at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. And for a weekday Farmers Market excursion, visit the year-round Petaluma East-Side Market at Lucchesi Park, from 10 a.m until 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. More information on all the Farmers Markets in the North Bay region can be found on our website at

The Luther Burbank Home and Gardens holds a holiday Open House from 10am until 4pm on December 5th and 6th. There is an entry fee - two dollars for visitors over 12 years of age. The home and gardens are located at Santa Rosa and Sonoma Avenues in Santa Rosa.

On this week’s “Crash Course,” Anthony Garcia explains the terminology of chicken farming, with a little help from our friends at the Lexicon of Sustainability and the Gleason Ranch in Occidental.

This week concludes with a “Sustainable Moment” focusing on the year in politics and agriculture.


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