Lifetime Contribution to Ag
For Bob and Shirley Dempel, agriculture has been the essence of their life. Sonoma County Harvest Fair presented Bob and Shirley Dempel with the award for Lifetime Contribution to Sonoma County Agriculture.
Sharing Water to Save Fish
Hopefully by the time next month’s article is penned, we will have even more evidence that the El Nino conditions forming in the Pacific will deliver much needed relief to Sonoma County – and all of California. Heavy rains will go a long way in calming the fears of many.
Pumpkin Smores Galette
This is our idea of the ultimate fall recipe! The warm chocolate and toasted marshmallow already taste amazing but add roasted pumpkin pieces that are covered in maple syrup and pumpkin pie spice and you have something special. It’s easy to make and easier to eat.
Diversified McClelland Farm
Businesses are always challenged with being innovative and developing new cash flows. This is particularly true in the dairy industry which has faced a mountain of challenges in the past and seen a lot of family dairies sell their herds.
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.
Kim Vail, Joins SCFB As ED
Kim Vail of Indiana has been hired as the new executive director of Sonoma County Farm Bureau. Vail will assume his role at one of the county's largest and most influential agricultural organizations on October 5th.
Sweet Lane Nursery
Ed Grossi has a background in organic farming growing strawberries and pumpkins while his wife Susie Sweet who was a flight attendant has a passion for landscaping; together they’ve turned their home into a successful wholesale nursery, event site and beautiful oasis.
Preparing for El Nino
What’s all the hype about El Nino? As of late September, surface waters in portions of the eastern tropical region of the Pacific Ocean were over 4 degrees Fahrenheit higher than normal, making for some of the strongest El Nino conditions on record.
Marisa Ruffoni, SCFB Fall Intern
Marisa Ruffoni, a student at Santa Rosa Junior College, has been selected as the Sonoma County Farm Bureau’s fall intern. As an intern, Ruffoni will have the opportunity to learn about how Farm Bureau works to advocate for agriculture.
SCFB Business Members
Farm Bureau's Business Members are a network of agriculture friendly businesses who support Farm Bureau in protecting Sonoma County agriculture.