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…

Noyo Food Forest is Hiring!

Be a key member of the Noyo Food Forest team! We are currently seeking a Program/Business Manager to join our team. Please see the Program/Business Manager Job Description 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…

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…

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…

Quinoa!

Temuco Quinoa – Grown on the Mendocino Coast! by Magnolia Barrett General Quinoa Facts The FAO of the UN declared 2013 the International Year of Quinoa and recognized its importance in global food security  In 1993, NASA asserted that quinoa comes as close as any singular plant or animal could to supplying all the “essential…

Beekeepers New Year’ s Eve – 12/21/2016

A Winter Solstice Celebration Benefit for Bee Bold Mendocino: the campaign to preserve bees in Mendocino County December 21, 2016 Dinner 6-7:30PM, Dance 7:30PM Caspar Community Center Tickets available at: Beekeeper’s New Years Eve Brown Paper Tickets #2716496 Harvest Market, Fort Bragg Out of This World, Mendocino To celebrate Beekeepers New Years Eve—a traditional name…