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Source Guide Summer 2015

Arts & Education

INSTITUTE OF URBAN HOMESTEADING  Offering the best in Bay Area sustainability education since 2008. iuhoakland.com

LAURL BOOK STORE  Downtown Oakland’s new indie bookseller. 1423 Broadway. 510.452.9232. laurelbookstore.com

THE LOCAL FOODS WHEEL   Learn more about your foodshed. localfoodswheel.com

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. mrsdalloways.com

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. myrtleslodge.com

LILA VOLKAS’s KOMBUCHA CLASSES   Learn more at lilavolkas.com.

Farmers’ Markets

CALIFORNIA FARMERS’ MARKETS 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

ECOLOGY CENTER  Building a sustainable, healthy, and just future through farmers’ markets, education, curbside recycling, and advocacy. With three farmers’ markets in Berkeley. 2530 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley. 510.548.2220. ecologycenter.org

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

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

URBAN VILLAGE FARMERS’ MARKET ASSOCIATION   Four local year-round markets. urbanvillageonline.com

Food, Beverage, &  Flower Producer

BLUE CIRCLE   Responsible Seafood. Available through fine food retailers and distributors. 202.232.5282. bluecirclefoods.com

CATAHOULA COFFEE   Award-winning roastery and two community gathering places: 12472 San Pablo Avenue in Richmond and the new Catahoula Kaffeegarten at 2080 4th Street in Berkeley. Quality fair-trade coffee supports farmers and environmental sustainability. catahoulacoffee.com

LES CHÊNES ESTATE VINEYARDS   Rhône Renaissance in the Livermore Valley. 5562 Victoria Ln, Livermore. 925.373.1662. leschenesvine.com

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

COMMON CIDER   Premium hard cider in flavors like lemon, blood orange, and hibiscus. facebook.com/CommonCider or commoncider.com

CUDA RIDGE WINES   Small lot, Bordeaux style wines from the premier vineyards of Livermore Valley. Winery and tasting room at 2400 Arroyo Rd, Livermore. 510.304.0914. CudaRidgeWines.com

FRANTOIO GROVE   Tuscan variety extra-virgin olive oil. Estate-pressed in San Martin. Frantoiogrove.com

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

GARRÉ WINERY   7986 Tesla Rd, Livermore. 925.371.8200. garrewinery.com

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

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

MORRIS GRASSFED   100{94d79dd6af1e87a94e700e4c297236468333f22e27ed5757b44711974a9a4b91} locally raised and grassfed beef. Order online or at 831.623.2933. morrisgrassfed.com

MR ESPRESSO    Oak wood roasted coffee since 1978. 510.287.5200. mrespresso.com

MURIETA’S WELL    Deeply rooted history, unsurpassed terroir, rich winemaking heritage, an unforgettable wine tasting experience at 3005 Mines Rd, Livermore. Murietaswell.com

NOTTINGHAM CELLARS    Fine living requires fine wine. 2245C S Vasco Rd, Livermore. 925.294.8647. nottinghamcellars.com

THE OLIVE PRESS    Makers and purveyors of award-winning olive oil. Visit their Sonoma and Napa tasting rooms. TheOlivePress.com

RETZLAFF WINERY    Fine wines made from estate-grown certified-organic grapes. Lovely, historic, grounds. Exceptional from vine to glass. 1356 S Livermore Ave, Livermore. 925.447.8941. retzlaffwinery.com

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, CA. sekahills.com/olive-oil

SOLANO GROWN  Support local farmers. Learn more at localfoodmarketplace.com/Solano.

STEVEN KENT WINERY (p. 1) Tasting room open daily noon–4:30pm at 5443 Tesla Rd, Livermore. 925.243.6442. stevenkent.com

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

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

Grocers & Specialty Markets

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

Capay Valley Farm Shop    Offering 100{94d79dd6af1e87a94e700e4c297236468333f22e27ed5757b44711974a9a4b91} local, seasonal food direct from a network of over 40 small, family farms. 530.383.9022. Capayvalleyfarmshop.com

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. thelocalbutchershop.com

MONTEREY MARKET   Delicious seasonable produce and other quality products. 1550 Hopkins St, Berkeley. 510.526.6042. montereymarket.com

NORTHBRAE BOTTLE SHOP (p. 46) Wine, craft beer, and spirits. 1590 Hopkins St, Berkeley. 510.525.5323. northbraebottleshop.com

OAKTOWN SPICE SHOP    Spice up your dinner routine with the freshest spices, hand-mixed blends, and spice know-how. 546 Grand Ave, Oakland. 510.201.5400. oaktownspiceshop.com

PIEDMONT GROCERY    A full-service neighborhood grocery store at 4038 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, since 1902. 510.653.8181. piedmontgrocery.com

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. rockridgemarkethall.com

THE SPANISH TABLE (p. 19) 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 (p. 47) Quality service since 1922. Lots of local farm products. 3068 Claremont Ave, Berkeley. 510.652.2490. facebook.com/stargroceryberkeley, star-meats.com

WE OLIVE WALNUT CREEK (p. 19) California-grown and certified artisan olive oils. Tasting room at 1364 N Main St, Walnut Creek. 925.280.4574. walnutcreek.weolive.com

WINE ON PIEDMONT (p. 47) Hand-selected fine wines and artisanal spirits in all price ranges. 4183 Piedmont Ave, Oakland. 510.595.9463. wineonpiedmont.com

Health & Wellness

CENTER FOR NATURAL HEALTH CARE (p. 21) 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. cfnhc.com

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. 2482 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley. 510.548.0380 and 1942 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley. 510.548.0372. Mail, phone, and web orders. Herb-inc.com

OHLONE HERBAL CENTER    Certified training in Western herbalism, workshops, field trips, and clinic. 1250 Addison St, #113, Berkeley. 510.540.8010. ohlonecenter.org
Home, Kitchen & Garden

ALDERSON CONSTRUCTION    Established in 1979, Alderson Construction is a custom residential builder in the San Francisco Bay Area. We bring passion and an uncommon commitment to integrity, quality, and collaboration. 510.841.7159. aldersonconstruction.com

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

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

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

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

GREENTOOLS   Supplies 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, greentools.ca

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

ORCHARD NURSERY    A full-service nursery, florist, and gift shop in Lafayette. “We make goodness grow!” orchardnursery.com

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

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

TLC GARDENER    Love your piece of ground. Dinwoodie Landscape Services. Commercial/residential. 510.233.9336. TLCGardener.com

Resort

HOTEL BURLINGTON  Historic hotel in Port Costa next to the Bull Valley Roadhouse (see Guide to Good Eats). 510.787.6795, thehotelburlington.com

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

Restaurants & Caterers

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