Sonoma County Farm Bureau

UPDATE: Vital Lands Finally Adopted despite Farm Bureau objections

Good news Vital Lands, protecting our environmental resources was  finally adopted. While we highly commend the action, Supervisor Hopkins, ambitious opportunist for any media coverage, was quick to insert her picture on the front page. Don’t diss all the hard work that was done by others, they are the ones deserving the credit. You rarely […]

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Sonoma County Farmworkers make National Headlines

“Over four years of massive wildfires, the wine region’s agricultural commissioners worked closely with the Sonoma County Farm Bureau and Sonoma County Winegrowers to repeatedly grant permission to growers to harvest in wildfire-evacuation zones.” ‘Touted as ‘essential’… treated as disposable’: Labor Day anger as migrant farm workers toil inside wildfire evacuation zones Published  2 days

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Caryl Hart temp director of the county’s Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District

Farm Bureau strikes out again…..lost on Prop P oversight overwhelmingly and now this….if the virus has shown us anything, the need for recreational opportunity should be more of a priority. Petaluma really impacted and time to protect Sid Commons. This is the video made by a local filmmaker about the Petaluma River: http://takeactionpetaluma.com/action/ Action –

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PD: Open space grant program offers $1 million to Sonoma County farmers hit by pandemic

96% of all our food is imported (GoLocal) ….taxpayer bailout to wineries or food security? This was not what taxpayers approved. Farm Bureau pushes winery bail out.   “Large grape growers and wineries have been hit more by the wildfires and smoke than the pandemic, Tesconi said.” Open space grant program offers $1 million to Sonoma

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Sonoma County Farmworkers make National Headlines

“Over four years of massive wildfires, the wine region’s agricultural commissioners worked closely with the Sonoma County Farm Bureau and Sonoma County Winegrowers to repeatedly grant permission to growers to harvest in wildfire-evacuation zones.” ‘Touted as ‘essential’… treated as disposable’: Labor Day anger as migrant farm workers toil inside wildfire evacuation zones Published  2 days

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