Future Farmers Carry on Ag Traditions

Petaluma Future Farmer Carly Olufs during Junior Dairy Showmanship competition
Carly Olufs during Junior Dairy Showmanship competition (Argus-Courier)

The Petaluma Future Farmers of America are carrying on a 90-year old tradition of training the next generation of agriculturists.

Agriculture is a big part of Petaluma’s past and present, and the Petaluma chapter of this national organization is making sure it’s also a part of our future.

The Petaluma High School program includes welding, agricultural biology, art and history of floral design, veterinary science and wildlife management.

“For many of us in education, it’s important for students to have other opportunities outside of sports or outside of ASP leadership type opportunities … ” said Kim Arntz, agriculture teacher and FFA adviser at Petaluma High School. “It’s their opportunity to shine and develop a plan for their future and the connection to the career they will have.”

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Petaluma is emerging as a destination for nightlife, festivals, shops of curated bespoke goods and a thriving brew pub scene.

Exploring the Petaluma High School Wildlife & Science Museum

Petaluma High School’s wildlife and science museum features taxidermy creatures and more than 70 live animals. Students are docents and tour guides.

Petaluma & Sonoma Clean Power Rev Up Electric Vehicles

The City of Petaluma and Sonoma Clean Power help get more electric vehicles on the road.

Shakespeare at the River

The Petaluma Shakespeare Company is putting on “Henry IV, Part One.” There are performances every weekend from August 25 to September 9.

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