Source Guide Spring 2015

Artisanal Foods

CALIFORNIA’S ARTISAN CHEESE FESTIVAL Friday–Sunday March 20–22 in Petaluma. 707.523.3728,

FENTONS CREAMERY Handmade ice cream, quality ingredients, and friendly service. E.S. Fenton founded the Oakland creamery in 1894. 4226 Piedmont Ave, Oakland. 510.658.7000.

FRANTOIO GROVE   Award-winning Tuscan varietal extra-virgin olive oil from the Martin family in Gilroy.

IL FIORELLO Extra virgin olive oil locally grown and milled in Suisun Valley. Come for a tour, tasting, or cooking class. 2635 Mankas Corner Rd, Fairfield. 707.864.1529.

FROG HOLLOW FARM Outstanding organic fruits, conserves, olive oil, and baked goods. Also Happy Child CSA. 888.779.4511.

MOONSHADOW GROVE Extra virgin olive oils from an organic old-growth estate.

MOUNTAIN FRUIT CO. Making paddle-stirred, low-brix fruit spreads since 1997.

NILES PIE Sweet, savory, local, and fresh pies. 32990 Alvarado-Niles Rd, Union City. 510.324.4743.

SCIABICA’S CALIFORNIA OLIVE OIL Oldest continuously produced CA olive oil.

SÉKA HILLS Extra virgin olive oil, estate grown and milled by the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation in the Tribe’s ancestral Capay Valley homeland. Visit their olive mill and tasting room just off Hwy 16, 19326 County Rd 78, Brooks.

STONEHOUSE CALIFORNIA OLIVE OIL Award-winning extra virgin olive oils. One Ferry Building, San Francisco. 415.765.0405.

Arts & Letters

COLLECTOR ART SHOP Affordable original art, including prints, ceramics, jewelry, and more. 2950 College Ave, Berkeley & at SFO. 510.647.9355.

MRS DALLOWAY’S A full-service, independent neighborhood bookstore, featuring a wide variety of garden books, cookbooks, and author events. 2904 College Ave, Berkeley. 510.704.8222.

MYRTLE’S LODGE Gifts for the ice cream enthusiast, retro toys, Fentons logo apparel, and handcrafted toppings and candies. 4211 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, 510.655.2600.


CATAHOULA COFFEE Great coffee at 12472 San Pablo Ave, Richmond, and at the new Kaffeegarten, 2080 4th St, Berkeley. 510.235.0525.

COMMON CIDER Premium hard cider in flavors like lemon, blood orange, and hibiscus. or

DASHE CELLARS Taste a wide array of award-winning wines at their winery and tasting room near Jack London Square, 55 Fourth St, Oakland. 510.452.1800.

FREY ORGANIC WINES Taste America’s first organic and biodynamic wines at Solar Living Center/Real Goods, Hopland. 707.744.1026.

MR ESPRESSO Oak wood roasted coffee since 1978. 510.287.5200.

NOTTINGHAM CELLARS Fine living requires fine wine. Holiday gift packs and gift certificates. 2245C S Vasco Rd, Livermore. 925.294.8647.

STEVEN KENT WINERY Tasting room open daily noon–4:30pm at 5443 Tesla Rd, Livermore. 925.243.6442.

WINE ON PIEDMONT Hand-selected fine wines and artisanal spirits in all price ranges. 4183 Piedmont Ave, Oakland. 510.595.9463.

Education, Energy, & Environment

BIOFUEL OASIS A worker-owned co-op specializing in biodiesel made from recycled vegetable oil. Also an urban farm store. 1441 Ashby Ave @ Sacramento, Berkeley. 510.665.5509.

FOOD CRAFT INSTITUTE Combines classroom and hands-on education to teach traditional food-making techniques alongside the entrepreneurship skills needed to turn those skills into viable businesses.

GREENTOOLS is a supplier of Hungry Bin, a large-capacity worm composter designed for home, business, and institutional uses. Greentools represents products that help people minimize their environmental impact and reduce their operating costs. 888.886.7721,

THE LOCAL FOODS WHEEL Learn more about your foodshed.

SUN LIGHT & POWER Trusted solar experts since 1976 offering energy-efficient solar technologies and outstanding customer service. 1035 Folger Ave, Berkeley. 800.233.4SUN.

Farmers’ Markets

CALIFORNIA FARMERS’ MARKETS ASSOCIATION  Year-round markets in Walnut Creek, San Leandro, and Moraga. 800.806.FARM.

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.

CONTRA COSTA CERTIFIED FARMERS’ MARKETS Supporting small family farms and serving Contra Costa communities since 1982. 925.431.8361.

JACK LONDON SQUARE FARMERS’ MARKET Seasonal produce, fresh eggs, local honey, organic options, and more. Sundays year-round, 9am–2pm.,

PACIFIC COAST FARMERS’ MARKET ASSOCIATION Creating economic opportunities for California farmers and serving Bay Area communities since 1988. 800.949.FARM.


Farms and Ranches

CASA ROSA FARMS Certified extra virgin olive oil and grassfed beef and lamb.

CLOVER STORNETTA FARMS Healthy family, healthy cows! Milk, cream, yogurt, eggs, cheese, and more.

INZANA RANCH AND PRODUCE Famously fresh fruit, decidedly delicious nuts, and extra virgin olive oil. Call 209.883.2935 or order online at .

KASSENHOFF GROWERS Pick up our planting calendar and get farmers’ market updates at

MORRIS GRASSFED 100% locally raised and grassfed beef. Order online or at 831.623.2933.

SOLANO GROWN Support local farmers. Learn more at

THOMAS FARM A second-generation family farm producing sustainable organic produce and cut flowers since 1971. Pleasant Valley Rd, Aptos. 831.768.7262.

Grocers & Specialty Markets

ALAMEDA MARKETPLACE Ten locally owned businesses under one roof at 1650 Park St, Alameda.

BLUE CIRCLE Responsible Seafood, available through fine food retailers and distributors. 202.232.5282.

THE LOCAL BUTCHER High quality, sustainable meat and poultry. Whole animals sourced directly from local farmers and ranchers within 150 miles of the shop. 1600 Shattuck Ave Ste 120, Berkeley. 510.845.6328.

MONTEREY MARKET An array of delicious seasonable produce and other quality products. 1550 Hopkins St, Berkeley. 510.526.6042.

PIEDMONT GROCERY Your neighborhood store since 1902. A full-service grocery store with gourmet items too. 4038 Piedmont Ave, Oakland. 510.653.8181.

ROCKRIDGE MARKET HALL Gourmet foods, wine, coffee, flowers, and much more. Find your copy of Edible East Bay at the Paul Marcus Wines checkout. 5655 College Ave, Oakland. 510.250.6000,

THE SPANISH TABLE Bringing the best of Spain and Portugal to your table. 1814 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley. 510.548.1383.,

STAR GROCERY & STAR MEATS Quality service since 1922. Lots of local farm products. 3068 Claremont Ave, Berkeley. 510.652.2490.,

WE OLIVE WALNUT CREEK California grown and certified artisan olive oils. Tasting room at 1364 N Main St, Walnut Creek. 925.280.4574.

Health & Wellness

FIVE FLAVORS HERBS Herbs, teas, and supplements for good health. 344 40th St, Oakland. 510.923.0178.

LHASA KARNAK Western herb specialists, spices, oils, teas, extracts, and supplements. 2482 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley. 510.548.0380 and 1942 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley. 510.548.0372. Mail, phone, and web orders.

NATURAL HEALTH CARE & HEALING CENTER For people who choose to live naturally. Mention the ad in this publication for $50 off your first visit. Carol Lourie, ND, L.Ac, 776 Page St, Berkeley. 510.526.2028.

OHLONE HERBAL CENTER Certified training in Western herbalism, workshops, fieldtrips, and clinic. 1250 Addison St, #113, Berkeley. 510.540.8010.

Kitchen & Garden

BERKELEY HORTICULTURAL NURSERY Family-owned retail nursery since 1922. 1310 McGee Ave, Berkeley. 510.526.4704.

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.

FLOWERLAND Nursery, gifts for home and garden, and coffee garden oasis. 1330 Solano Ave, Albany. 510.526.3550.

THE GARDENER Beautiful and useful things for home and garden. 1836 Fourth St, Berkeley. 510.548.4545.

KITCHEN TABLE Home and kitchen supplies for chefs and foodies, plus beautiful handmade gifts. 1373 Locust St, Walnut Creek. 925.937.8888.

PLOUGHSHARES NURSERY A social enterprise of Alameda Point Collaborative. Helping to end homelessness. 2701 Main St, Alameda. 510.755.1102.

POLLINATE FARM & GARDEN Fully stocked farm and garden store plus lectures and workshops. 2727 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland. 510.686.3493.

THORNHILL NURSERY Specializing in organic edibles, shade gardens, succulents, seasonal color, and specimen maples. Located in the redwood-covered hills of Montclair. 6250 Thornhill Dr, Oakland. 510.339.1311

THE URBAN FARMER STORE Irrigation, outdoor lighting, rain tanks, greywater. Locations in SF and Mill Valley. East Bay location is 2121 San Joaquin St in Richmond Annex. 510.524.1604.

Prepared Meals & Catering

POULET Affordable fresh food since 1979. 1685 Shattuck Ave. 510.845.5932.

STANDARD FARE Delicious meals, locally sourced ingredients, and beautiful presentations. 2701 Eighth St, Berkeley, 510.356.2261.

THREE STONE HEARTH A community supported kitchen offering nourishing foods and traditional wisdom. Online ordering, pickup, and delivery available. Open store hours on Saturdays. Check website for hours. 1581 University Ave, Berkeley. 510.981.1334.

Real Estate

AMY ROBESON Professional realtor, enthusiastic composter. Pacific Union Real Estate, 1625 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley and 1900 Mountain Blvd, Oakland. 510.828.3478.

Restaurants, Hotels, & Resorts

BROWN SUGAR KITCHEN Chef Tanya Holland’s popular restaurant in Sweet West Oakland. 2534 Mandela Parkway, Oakland. 510.839.7685.

B-SIDE BBQ Old West Oakland. Inspired BBQ. 510.595.0227.

BULL VALLEY ROADHOUSE & HOTEL BURLINGTON Traditional American fare with a regional touch. The 1883 hotel next door is the Victorian jewel of historic Port Costa. 14 Canyon Lake Dr, Port Costa. 510.787.1135.,

CAFE GRATITUDE A celebration of organic vegan food and great holiday pies. 1730 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley. 510.725.4418.

CAFÉ ROUGE Fine dining, bar food, oysters, and a specialty meat market. 1782 Fourth St, Berkeley. Reservations: 510.525.1440, Meat Market: 510.525.2707,

GATHER Delicious seasonal farm fare and organic bar. 2200 Oxford St, Berkeley. 510.809.0400.

SORENSEN’S RESORT An all-season Sierra resort near South Lake Tahoe. 14255 Hwy 88, Hope Valley. 800.423.9949.