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Stories from Food Business

Optimism grows for Sonoma County apple harvest

With organic apples fetching higher prices again this year, apple growers are feeling upbeat about an increasingly diversifying local industry.

Sonoma County’s farm bounty approaches $900 million

Despite a decline in the value of wine grapes, Sonoma County ag production increased 6 percent last year. The county is benefiting from growth in demand for high-end organic products.

Petaluma slaughterhouse gets OK to go organic

The Marin Sun Farms facility on Petaluma Boulevard North, formerly the trouble-plagued Rancho Feeding Corp., processes beef, hogs, lambs and goats.

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