Noyo Food Forest is Hiring!

Join the Noyo Food Forest team! We are currently seeking a GARDEN EDUCATOR to join our team. Please see the Garden Educator Job Description 2017 for details. If you love the work we do, are interested in keeping the vision going strong, and think you possess the required qualifications for this position we would love…

Gardens For Good Grant Opportunity

Vote NFF!! This summer NFF will have 10 interns working in the Learning Garden, learning directly how to grow organic food, build soil, and garden sustainably. They will also sell the produce they have a hand in growing and tending to at the Fort Bragg Farmers Market, learning important job skills in marketing, presentation, and…

Summer Solstice Update

Happy Summer Solstice! It’s been a little while since we’ve posted and the garden is exploding with life rejuvenation, seed, welcome critters… so we thought it a good time to catch you up on this first day of summer. In this post: 2nd Bee Swarm Summer Interns and NFF Farm Stand New Grant Opportunity 2nd…

Seeds of Change Grant

Your votes got us in the door for this Seeds of Change grant opportunity, however judges did not choose NFF as a finalist grant recipient (see the results here). Meanwhile come and visit us at the weekly Fort Bragg Farmers Market every Wednesday from 3 – 6p or come volunteer in the Learning Garden Thursdays…

Building healthy ecologies from the dirt up…

One of the humans behind Dirt Cheap and Mendo Ag… Works with policy makers in California, Colorado and Washington states to help guide public policy toward more sustainable agriculture models Designed the horticultural program for Carbondale, Illinois group, IESO, with a water recycling process that reduced the company’s water usage by 75% Collaborated on the…

Swamped!

The February Floods are here! Despite the seemingly ever-rising tide that is inundating everything, the garden team is still hard at work in the field, seeding, planting, harvesting & hustling to keep the food flowing. In the previous storm about fourteen of the fiberglass roof panels were blown off the Shade House roof; luckily with…

winter bees

Matthew, NFF’s amazing Garden Tech, designed and had 3-D printed this bee feeder. (Click image for an intimate look at the feeding bees, be sure to click image again after it opens to zoom to high res.) More info and video from Matthew’s process coming next week!!   2017-01-20 UPDATE via Yotoen (Matthew) Please enjoy the short explanatory…

Farewell 2016

2016 May be ending, but our Winter garden is just getting started, take a look at what we’ve been up to: click on any image for high res                       It ends up what was sitting at the bottom of some massive compost heaps when I got…