SBF News Archive

Veteran Work Opportunities at Soil Born Farms

Good Day Sacramento, March 23, 2022

Regenerating Our Soil

Jennifer Junghans, Comstock’s Magazine, May 4, 2021

Everyday Heroes

John Bartell, ABC10, June 26, 2020

Cultivating Community

Linda Holderness, StyleMagazine, February 2020

From Seed to Table

Sactown Magazine, August/September 2018

Farm to Fork: Soil Born Farms

Toni Valliere, KCRA, August 17, 2018

Scavenger Hunt

Jeff Wilser, Comstock’s Magazine, August 4, 2014

Day in the life of a farm animal in Rancho Cordova

News 10 Live Report, May 23, 2014

A Lesson in Organic Gardening

Jane S. Daly, Rancho Cordova Independent, April 4, 2014

Sacramento County approves plan to restore channel to natural creek state

Sammy Caiola, Sacramento Bee, Friday, March 14, 2014

Views on Food: Tending the concept of urban agriculture

Shawn Hubler, Sacramento Bee, Sunday, March 9, 2014

Sacramento ranks among best cities for urban gardening

Debbie Arrington, Sacramento Bee, Thursday, September 5, 2013

Fresh Local Produce in Sacramento’s Food Deserts

Associated Press, July 6, 2013

Soil Born Farms donates thousands of pounds of
organic produce to the Sacramento Food Bank

feature on Good Day Sacramento


Sactown Magazine, April/May 2013:

Is Sacramento ready to face challenges of farm to fork?

Stuart Leavenworth, Sacramento Bee, Sunday, March 3, 2013

Growing farm-to-table education in Sacramento

Sacramento Bee, Saturday, November 10, 2012

Soil Born Farms Breaks Ground for New Outdoor Classroom

City of Rancho Cordova News, October 25, 2012

Soil Born Farms Receives Environmentalist of the Year Award from ECOS

September 27, 2012

Volunteers Help Create Agricultural Landmark at Soil Born Farms

Matt Notley, The Sacramento Press, August 30, 2012

First-Time Farming

(article featuring former apprentice Austin Blair)
The Press Democrat, Saturday, August 25, 2012

Growing and Preserving Resources

Sacramento Bee, Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Sacramento harvest: Boom in gardening, canning, enjoying

Debbie Arrington, Sacramento Bee, Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Sacramento-area farms pick up on slow flower movement

Debbie Arrington, Sacramento Bee, Saturday, June 23, 2012

Soil Born Farms awarded Slow Food Snail of Approval

April 2012

Age of Ag: A New Generation of Farmers Emerges

Linda DuBois, Comstock’s Magazine, November 11, 2011

Awards of Distinction’ presented tonight at UC Davis

Daily Democrat, October 14, 2011

Small-scale farming holds key to a cleaner future

Danielle Nierenberg and Haibing Ma, Sacramento Bee, August 14, 2011

Learn by farming: at Soil Born Farms, kids get their hands dirty

an Ferris Heenan, Inside East Sacramento, September 2011 (see page 46)

Soil Born Farms educational program teaches youth about where food comes from

Julie Foster, Valley Community Newspapers, August 20, 2011

Bonus Bucks offered at county farmers markets

Daily Democrat, August 5, 2011

Sacramento farmer coalition has intern jobs for veterans

Anne Gonzales, Sacramento Bee, March 27, 2011

Students harvest neighborhood oranges for Sacramento Food Bank

Gina Kim, Sacramento Bee, February 20, 2011

Conference aim: get Sacramento-area farms to sell more locally

Gina Kim, Sacramento Bee, December 10 2010

SACOG hosts rural-urban strategy forum

Suzanne Hurt, Sacramento Press, December 6 2010

Popular Sacramento produce stand has loyal following

Benn Hodapp, Valley Community Newspapers, September 2010

Nonprofit Farm Plants Ideas in City Folks’ Heads

Colin Wood, Sacramento Press, August 2010

A Growing Concern: Urban Farms Are Sprouting up across the United States. Can They Translate Popularity into Profitability

Sena Christian, Earth Island Journal, July 2010

Kids on the Farm

California Country, June 2010.

In Sacramento and beyond, gardening programs help kids relate to the world around them

Debbie Arrington, Sacramento Bee, June 12 2010

UC helps Southeast Asian farmers expand the market for locally grown strawberries

University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources News and Information Outreach, May 2010

Turn back the worm

Sacramento News and Review, April 1 2010

Hub seeks to fill gap from farm to table

Daniel Weintraub, Sacramento Bee, March 28 2010

Urban Harvesters Scavenge Backyards to Feed the Hungry

Alternet, March 3, 2010

Sustainability is Hot in Sacramento

Sustainability Leadership Award presented to Harvest Sacramento at Pesticide Watch’s Sustainable Sacramento event. Sacramento Press, January 23, 2010

Sacramento Community Harvest Kicks Off

Volunteers harvest fruit in their communities to give to the local food banks. KCRA News, January 23, 2010

One Perfect Thing: Share the wealth

When Mother Nature blesses your backyard with too much good stuff to eat, call Harvest Sacramento. Sacramento Bee, January 3, 2010

Plan for nonprofit produce-handler part of local-food movement

Jim Downing, Sacramento Bee, October 25 2009

Gleaning in the trees: Local food banks use your excess produce to feed the poor

Sena Christian, Sacramento News & Review, October 29, 2009

Volunteers Dig In to Feed Hungry

KCRA Channel 3 Visits the American River Ranch for Hands On Sacramento work day, September 26, 2009

Interview with Executive Director Shawn Harrison on Sacramento & Company News10

With Melissa Crowley and Guy Farris, Sacramento & Company, September 17, 2009

What To Do With All Those Extra Cucumbers!!?

NPR Story on Harvest Sacramento featuring Randy Stannard. Because People Matter Newsletter, July/August 2009

Urban Fruit Harvests Catching On

Capital Public Radio (NPR) Story on Harvest Sacramento featuring Tom Sumpter, March 18, 2009

Planting Seeds for Change

Lisa Thibodeau, Sacramento Parent, August, 2008

Nonprofit Group Wants Farms Near Urban Housing

Mary Lynne Vellinga, Sacramento Bee, June 25, 2008

Food Revolution

Sena Christian, Sacramento News & Review, May 29, 2008

Urban Agricultural Oasis

Cecily Hastings, Inside Publications, September 2007