The members of the Sonoma County Food System Alliance submitted public comment in support of community food production to the Petaluma General Plan Advisory Committee - Open Space & Natural Resource Workgroup. Date: 6/14/2022 To: Petaluma General Plan Advisory Committee Open Space & Natural Resource Workgroup From: The Members of the Sonoma County Food System … Continue reading Petaluma General Plan Advisory Committee Open Space & Natural Resource Workgroup – public comment submitted on community food production & urban ag for the City of Petaluma
The Sonoma County Food System Alliance submitted a letter of request to the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors and Planners that scoping for the Sonoma County General Plan Update incorporate sustainable food systems, healthy living and environmental justice. Date: March 30, 2022 To: The County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors; Planners Brian Oh, Ross Markey, … Continue reading Sonoma County General Plan update – letter of request for inclusion of sustainable food systems, healthy living and environmental justice
In late October 2021, the Sonoma County CAFF Chapter invited local elected officials and other decision-makers to hear directly from producers and urban agriculture advocates about the benefits and challenges facing food production in and around urban areas in Sonoma County. The event sparked conversations about what can make a difference to the success of our local farms, … Continue reading RECAP: Sonoma County CAFF Chapter’s Urban Ag VIP Tour
SoCoNews.org published a story in their special Harvest section, including interviews with Sonoma County Food System Alliance members Phina Borgeson and Julia Van Soelen. See pp 8-9 of the SoCoNews online flipdoc to read the full story: REad the Full Story
Please consider visiting these organizations' websites and support them with food and/or cash donations at this time that they need it most. Thank you! Catholic Charities of Santa Rosa Ceres Community Project Corazon Healdsburg Council on Aging Farm to Pantry Feed it Forward Sonoma County Food For Thought Petaluma Bounty Petaluma People Services Center Redwood … Continue reading Donate Today to Our Local Emergency Food Responders!
Emergency Food Response Coalition 2020 Event Goal: Bring together emergency food providers and food system leaders for a dialogue around building capacity, identifying efficiencies, and developing innovative strategies to respond to COVID-19 and support each other during these dynamic times. Objective: Document resources and generate new ideas to reinforce existing efforts and support emerging models … Continue reading Emergency Food Response Coalition 2020 Event Notes: March 23, 2020
Find the Executive Summary below; download the full 19-page document at EFR Report Final 2018-8-14. Prepared by: Phina Borgeson, Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative; Mimi Enright, UC Cooperative Extension Sonoma County; Suzi Grady, Petaluma Bounty; Melita Love, Farm to Pantry; Julia Van Soelen Kim, UC Cooperative Extension Sonoma County Executive Summary As the October fires cooled, members … Continue reading Sonoma County Emergency Food Response Gathering – Summary of Findings and Recommendations, August 2018
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It’s been a few years now since Sonoma County’s landmark Healthy & Sustainable Food Action Plan (FAP) became the Sonoma County Food System Alliance's shared vision for the local food system. In 2016, over 200 food, farming, and community leaders came together to celebrate the progress made since the adoption of the FAP, and to … Continue reading Video: Sonoma County Food Forum
It’s been 4 years since Sonoma County’s landmark Healthy & Sustainable Food Action Plan became our shared vision of a healthy, sustainable, and just food system. We invite you to join your fellow community leaders to celebrate what has been accomplished to implement this vision and to help shape the next phase of the … Continue reading 2016 Sonoma County Food Forum