Tag Archives: Sonoma County

Outdoor recreation is big business in Sonoma County

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/5764324-181/outdoor-recreation-is-a-green?artslide=0 The above article from Bill Swindell of the Press Democrat in June 26th  “….official’s look for ways to attract active tourists to Sonoma County”.  With massive traffic jams in and around the county and the Sonoma County Supervisors still budgeting big…

 

PD Letter to the Editor nails lax enforcement by county

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/5131577-181/saturdays-letters-to-the-editor Lax enforcement EDITOR: The majority of the Board of Supervisors abandoning a meaningful vacation rental policy exposes a countywide failure: increasing land-use conflicts plus the total absence of code enforcement (“Blanket ban on vacation rentals rejected,” Jan. 27). The…

 

County grape growers lauded, Press Democrat

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/5109492-181/sonoma-county-winegrowers-get-californias?artslide=0 Sonoma County Winegrowers get California’s highest environmental honor BILL SWINDELL THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | January 21, 2016, 3:43PM The Sonoma County Winegrowers trade group has been awarded the state’s highest environmental honor for its work to make all of the…

 

“Why Be A Food Farmer” by Shepherd Bliss

Got food security? Sonoma County brings in 96% of all food products in this agriculturally rich county. According to the Sonoma County 2014 Crop Report, published by our Agricultural Commissioner, Tony Linegar, we had a mere 539 acres in vegetables…

 

WWW at Occidental Farmer’s Market

In a day of action, WWW held educational demonstrations in Sebastopol at noon and the evening at Occidental Farmer’s Market. Hundreds of signatures were gathered and then delivered to PRMD calling for a full EIR (Environmental Impact Report) on the…