CA Farm To School Program

Friday December 11th, 2015 our staff attended the Northern California Regional Gathering for Farm to School Network hosted by North Coast Opportunities. This event was held at the Willits grange and featured some truly amazing farmers, gardeners, food service directors, and a mass of other folks who are dedicated to the health and wellness of…

Growing More Than Just Plants

Summer is a busy time in any garden, but especially in the Learning Garden where high school students participating in Noyo Food Forest’s Summer Youth Internship Program learn the ins and outs of running a small farm through hands-on experience. There are two groups of six interns during the summer season, each working for four…

Joel Salatin In Person

  Joel Salatin, the farmer and author, will give a free talk Wednesday October 26th at 7:00 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room at Redwood Elementary School in Fort Bragg. Gallery Bookshop will be on hand with copies of his new book, Folks, This Ain’t Normal, and sales will benefit the Noyo Food Forest. Salatin, hailed…

Sunflower Days

Hello Gardeners, Looking for a  garden?   Look for the sunflowers.   Walk up Harold Street towards Cotton Auditorium and the sunflowers at the corner of the wood fence mark the Senior Kitchen Garden.    On Monday we will harvest more lettuce for the senior lunch program.   Then transplant green onions to continue our…

Note from gardener Linda Leitner

Hello Gardeners, This is an extra garden note about gleaning for the Redwood Coast Senior Center.   As you know the Senior Kitchen Garden grows food for the Senior Lunch Program.   I take surplus harvest from Jug Handle Kitchen Garden to the senior center.  Vendors at the Mendocino Farmers’ Market give unsold produce and…