Sonoma County Bounty - Farm Business Incubator
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Sonoma County Bounty - Farm Business Incubator

Resources in the North Bay

These pages include Resources from the North Bay, Beyond the North Bay and Publications.


Community Alliance with Family Farmers, North Coast Region.

Green String

Located in Petaluma, Green String Institute has a farm store, and internship program and a certification program.

Occidental Arts &
Ecology Center

OAEC is a nonprofit organizing and education center and organic farm.

Skills Center

Located in Sebastopol, a 5-acre demonstration site and educational institution dedicated to sharing permaculture practices.

Resource Conservation Districts (RCD)

Gold Ridge Resource Conservation District includes West Sonoma County and is bordered by Marin County to the south, the Russian River to the north, the Pacific coastline to the west, and the Laguna de Santa Rosa to the east.

Sonoma Resource Conservation District includes the Russian River, Petaluma River, Sonoma Creek, Stemple Creek, and Gualala River Watersheds.

Small Biz Development Center (SBDC)

SBDC Napa-Sonoma is staffed with experienced leaders who assist SBDC clients grow and develop their businesses, including a consultant for agriculture.

SC Farm Bureau

Sonoma County Farm Bureau is a membership organization that supports local farmers and ranchers and provides education and outreach programs.

SC Farm Trails

Sonoma County Farm Trails is a non-profit organization that promotes member product and services through their annual Map & Guide, on-site sales, the Gravenstien Apple Fair and the web.

SRJC Shone Farm

Located near the Russian River, the 365 acre Shone Farm provides an outdoor educational laboratory for the students, but also includes short courses, a CSA, grass-fed meat and value add products including Shone Farm wine.


University of California Cooperative Extension's mission is to sustain a vital agriculture, environment and community in Sonoma County by providing University of California research-based information in agriculture, natural resource management, nutrition and youth development.


UCCE Sonoma County: 133 Aviation Blvd Suite 109, Santa Rosa, CA 95403  Phone: 707.565.2621  Fax: 707.565.2623

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