Walker Family Honored for Traditional Approach to Apple Production – April 10, 2017

Providing delicious apples for school lunches; honoring the county’s tradition of Gravenstein production; the Walker family was named 2017’s Farm Family of the Year. Walker Apples of Graton, was recently named Farm Family of the Year by The Sonoma County Farm Bureau. Six generations of family members have helped preserve heritage apple varieties, hopefully for […]

Conversation Around the Fire: Lessons of the Past Point to Possibilities for Building More Resiliently – Apr 4, 2018

A meeting on resilient rebuilding Monday night in Santa Rosa drew a crowd to a local church. The meetings have a clever name – Conversations Around the Fire. The idea? That the recent wildfires might bring together people in the progressive community to work for change during these post-fire months and years. Monday night’s gathering […]

High Schoolers Find Increased Bullying Over Race in Sonoma County Schools – Apr 3, 2018

There’s turmoil in the nation’s high schools right now – just yesterday Analy High School in Sebastopol was closed in mid-morning after threatening graffiti was found on its campus. The recent Florida shootings have inspired teen activists to make their voices heard about gun control and other issues. The Sonoma County Junior Commission on Human […]