Soil Born Farms In the News

Scavenger Hunt
Jeff Wilser, Comstock's Magazine, August 4, 2014

News10 Live Report: Day in the life of a farm animal in Rancho Cordova
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 is one of the local farms that donates fresh produce to the Sacramento Food Bank and other local food banks


Soil Born Farms donates thousands of pounds of organic produce to the Sacramento Food Bank (feature on Good Day Sacramento)


Eight-Year-Old Entrepreneur Launches Nicolas' Garden' Mobile App To Promote Healthy Living & Fight Childhood Obesity


Feature in Sactown Magazine's April/May 2013 Issue: "Homegrown"


"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"
by 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"

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


"Sacramento-area farms pick up on 'slow flower' movement"
by 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"

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

"Learn by farming: at Soil Born Farms, kids get their hands dirty"
by Jan Ferris Heenan, Inside East Sacramento, September 2011 (see page 46)


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

by Anne Gonzales, Sacramento Bee, March 27, 2011


"Students harvest neighborhood oranges for Sacramento Food Bank"

by Gina Kim, Sacramento Bee, February 20, 2011


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

by Gina Kim, Sacramento Bee, December 10 2010


"SACOG hosts rural-urban strategy forum"

by Suzanne Hurt, Sacramento Press, December 6 2010


"Popular Sacramento produce stand has loyal following"

by Benn Hodapp, Valley Community Newspapers, September 2010


"Nonprofit Farm Plants Ideas in City Folks' Heads"

by Colin Wood, Sacramento Press, August 2010


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

by 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"
by 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"
by Jim Downing, Sacramento Bee, October 25 2009


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


“Gleaner groups save the fruit, feed the hungry”

A great story on Harvest Sacramento, Village Harvest Davis and Senior Gleaners. Sacramento Bee, July 11, 2009.


“Urban Fruit Harvests Catching On”

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

Planting Seeds for Change
by Lisa Thibodeau, Sacramento Parent, August, 2008


Nonprofit Group Wants Farms Near Urban Housing
by Mary Lynne Vellinga, Sac Bee, June 25, 2008


Food Revolution
by Sena Christian, Sacramento News & Review, May 29, 2008


Urban Agricultural Oasis
by Cecily Hastings, Inside Publications, September 2007