Source Guide Winter Holidays 2018

“Farmers Market” by NMrgo Rivera Weiss

Arts, Education, & Entertainment

ECOLOGY CENTER Building a sustainable, healthy, and just future through farmers’ markets, education, curbside recycling, and advocacy. 2530 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley. 510.548.2220. ecologycenter.org
FRINGE FLOWER COMPANY  Seasonal, locally sourced, farm fresh flowers for daily delivery and special celebrations. 1489 Newell Ave, Walnut Creek. fringeflowers.com
KITCHEN ON FIRE Award winning cooking classes and team building activities, private cooking parties, and catering. 1509 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 510.548.2602, kitchenonfire.com
MRS DALLOWAY’S Full-service, indie neighborhood bookstore. Wide variety of garden books, cookbooks, and author events. 2904 College Ave, Berkeley. 510.704.8222. mrsdalloways.com
STOPFOODWASTE  Helping to reduce food waste through smart planning, storage, easy-to-follow recipes to use the food you have in your kitchen, and tips for composting food scraps. stopfoodwaste.org

Farmers’ Markets

CALIFORNIA FARMERS’ MARKET ASSOCIATION  Year-round markets in Walnut Creek, San Leandro, and Moraga. 800.806.FARM. cafarmersmkts.com
CONTRA COSTA CERTIFIED FARMERS’ MARKETS Supporting small family farms and serving Contra Costa communities since 1982. 925.431.8361. cccfm.org
PACIFIC COAST FARMERS’ MARKET ASSOCIATION  Creating economic opportunities for California farmers. Serving Bay Area communities since 1988. 800.949.FARM. pcfma.org
URBAN VILLAGE FARMERS’ MARKET ASSOCIATION Four local year-round markets. urbanvillageonline.org

Food & Beverage Producers

CLOVER SONOMA Healthy family, healthy cows! From our family to yours—the flavor is always local. cloversonoma.com
CONSELLATION BRANDS produces some of the world’s most iconic beer, wine, and spirits brands. See how we elevate life with every glass raised. cbrands.com
DASHE CELLARS Tasting room open Th–Su noon–6pm. Near Jack London Square at 55 Fourth St, Oakland. dashecellars.com
DONKEY & GOAT  Natural winemaking at 1340 5th Street in Berkeley. Tasting room open F–Su, 1–6pm. donkeyandgoat.com
FARM FRESH TO YOU Home delivery of guaranteed organically grown fruits and vegetables. Available in most of the Bay Area. farmfreshtoyou.com
FREY VINEYARDS Winery tasting room in Redwood Valley, Mendocino County. Please call ahead: 707.485.5177. freywine.com
FULL BELLY FARM Delicious organic fruits and vegetables from a family-run farm on a schedule that works for you. fullbellyfarm.com
GARRÉ WINERY  Tasting room at 7986 Tesla Rd, Livermore. 925.371.8200. garrewinery.com
LLANO SECO Sixth-generation producer of California pork, pasture raised beef, heirloom beans, and ancient grains. llanoseco.com
Marin Sun Farms California local, grass-fed, pasture-raised meats. Artisan butchery. Working to conserve our landscapes and restore the vitality of our foodshed. marinsunfarms.com, mindfulmeats.com
NILES PIE Sweet, savory, local, fresh pies, special orders, and catering. nilespie.com
POINT REYES FARMSTEAD CHEESE COMPANY Artisan cheese made on the farm by hand from pasture-raised cows. Farm tour, farm dinners, classes. 800.591.6878. pointreyescheese.com
RETZLAFF WINERY  Fine wines made from estate-grown certified-organic grapes. 1356 S Livermore Ave, Livermore. 925.447.8941. retzlaffwinery.com
STRAUS FAMILY CREAMERY  Certified organic dairy producing organic milk, ice cream, yogurt, butter, sour cream, and cream-top milk in reusable glass bottles. strausfamilycreamery.com
TWO CHICKS IN THE MIX  An innovative bakery using organic, local, and ethically produced ingredients to make desserts that are fun and inventive. twochicksinthemix.com

Grocers & Specialty Markets

ALAMEDA MARKETPLACE Ten locally owned businesses under one roof at 1650 Park St, Alameda. alamedamarketplace.com
THE LOCAL BUTCHER SHOP Whole animals sourced directly from local farmers and ranchers within 150 miles of the shop. 1600 Shattuck Ave, Ste 120, Berkeley. 510.845.6328. thelocalbutchershop.com
MARKET HALL FOODS Over 30 years of offering gourmet foods, wine, coffee, flowers, and much more. 5655 College Ave, Oakland and 1786 Fourth St, Berkeley. rockridgemarkethall.com
MONTEREY FISH MARKET A cozy local market offering a large variety of fresh-caught, sustainable fish selections. 1582 Hopkins St, Berkeley. 510.525.5600
MONTEREY MARKET Delicious seasonal produce and other quality products. 1550 Hopkins St, Berkeley. 510.526.6042. montereymarket.com
NORTHBRAE BOTTLE SHOP Wine, craft beer, and spirits. 1590 Hopkins St, Berkeley. 510.525.5323. northbraebottleshop.com
THE SPANISH TABLE Bringing the best of Spain and Portugal to your table. 1814 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley. 510.548.1383. spanishtable.com. spanishtablewines.com
STAR GROCERY & STAR MEATS Quality service since 1922. Lots of local farm products. 3068 Claremont Ave, Berkeley. 510.652.2490. facebook.com/stargroceryberkeley, star-meats.com
WINE ON PIEDMONT Hand-selected fine wines and artisanal spirits in all price ranges. 4183 Piedmont Ave, Oakland. 510.595.9463. wineonpiedmont.com

Health & Wellness

FIVE FLAVORS HERBS Herbs, teas, and supplements for good health. 344 40th St, Oakland. 510.923.0178. fiveflavorsherbs.com
LHASA KARNAK Western herb specialists, spices, oils, teas, extracts, and supplements. New store at 2506 San Pablo, Berkeley, 510.548.0380, also 1942 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 510.548.0372. Mail, phone, and web orders. herb-inc.com

Home, Kitchen, & Garden

AMY ROBESON Professional realtor, enthusiastic composter. Pacific Union Real Estate, 1625 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, and 1900 Mountain Blvd, Oakland. 510.828.3478. amyrobeson.com
BERKELEY HORTICULTURAL NURSERY Family-owned retail nursery since 1922. 1310 McGee Ave, Berkeley. 510.526.4704. berkeleyhort.com
BERNAL CUTLERY Knife shop and sharpening service specializing in handmade and small factory–made Japanese knives. 308 40th St, Oakland, 510.947.9021 and 593 Guerrero St, San Francisco, 415.355.0773. bernalcutlery.com
BIOFUEL OASIS An urban farm store and worker-owned co-op specializing in biodiesel made from recycled vegetable oil. 1441 Ashby Ave @ Sacramento, Berkeley. 510.665.5509. biofueloasis.com
CHEFSTEPS Joule Sous Vide hands-free cooking tool. Perfect food, every time. chefsteps.com
EAST BAY NURSERY California natives, drought-tolerant plants, succulents, organic veggie starts and seeds, fruit trees, and more. 2332 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley. 510.845.6490. eastbaynursery.com
FLOWERLAND  Nursery, gifts for home and garden, and coffee garden oasis. 1330 Solano Ave, Albany. 510.526.3550. flowerlandshop.com
McROSKEY Luxury beds crafted with simple ingredients: wood, wire, and fiber. In San Francisco, San Rafael, and Palo Alto. mcroskey.com
NATIVE SUN GARDENS Ecological landscape design and consulting. 510.332.2809. nativesungardens.com
ORCHARD NURSERY A full-service nursery, florist, and gift shop in Lafayette. “We make goodness grow!” orchardnursery.com
POLLINATE FARM & GARDEN Fully stocked farm and garden store plus lectures and workshops. 2727 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland. 510.686.3493. pollinatefarm.com
PRESERVED HOME FERMENTATION SHOP Workshops, DIY Supplies, grocery. 5032 Telegraph Ave, Oakland. 510.922.8434. preservedgoods.com
TLC GARDENER (p. 34) Love your piece of ground. Dinwoodie Landscape Services. Commercial/residential. 510.233.9336. tlcgardener.com  

Resorts & Hotels             

SORENSEN’S RESORT An all-season Sierra resort with cafe near South Lake Tahoe. 14255 Hwy 88, Hope Valley. 800.423.9949. sorensensresort.com
WESTPORT HOTEL (p. 9) Overlooking the ocean in Mendocino County. westporthotel.us  

Restaurants 

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