Bay Area Bountiful

North Bay Bountiful Radio is hosted by Darren LaShelle and Wendy Nicholson, and made possible in part by the Sonoma Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District; Made Local Magazine and Go Local; Petaluma Poultry offering ROCKY® The Free Range Chicken and ROSIE® The Original Organic Chicken; and with generous support from the Sonoma County Water Agency.

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This Sunday, May 22nd, enjoy the “Petaluma Homestead Down Home Day” at the Artful Arrangements Homestead on Orchard Lane in Penngrove. This Free event features live music, contests, fames and a fair. Learn about how Artful arrangements supports healthy food distribution.

The Healdsburg Certified Farmers Market opens on Saturdays in May through November at North and Vine Streets from 9:00am until Noon, AND also on Saturdays, visit the Roseland Lions Certified Farmers Market on Sebastopol Road in Santa Rosa. The market is open from 10:00am until 3:00pm. More information on all the Farmers Markets in the North Bay region can be found on our website at

This Sunday from 1:00pm until 4:00pm - The North Coast Draft Horse and Mule Association presents its 33rd annual Plowing Day at Jack London State Park. This Free event features historical farming practices, wagon rides, and blacksmithing demonstrations. There is a $10 parking fee.

On this week’s “Crash Course,” Anthony Garcia and the Lexicon of Sustainability explain how local farmers are rejecting patented, engineered seeds.

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