Source Guide Winter 2015

“Blue Lines” (2014) by Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh is a hand-painted linoleum block print.

“Blue Lines” (2014) by Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh is a hand-painted linoleum block print.

Arts, Education & Entertainment

CELIA WEDDING   Drawings, prints, and paintings.

DAWLINE-JANE ONI-ESELEH  mixed media art.

EAST BAY WALDORF SCHOOL  Where Children Thrive. Located 20 minutes from Berkeley at 3800 Clark Rd, El Sobrante.

HELEN KRAYENHOFF SHOP  Food-themed notecards. Find them on

HIVE MIND  Gabrielle Myers’s riveting memoir about life on a Northern California farm told in poetry and prose. Available on

JERED’S POTTERY  DINNERWARE handmade from local California clay. Visit the studio and shop in Richmond.

JILLY INK  Custom and modern calligraphy and illustration plus stationery and lettering gifts by Jillian Schiavi.

LAUREL BOOK STORE  Downtown Oakland indie bookseller. 1423 Broadway. 510.452.9232.

THE LOCAL FOODS WHEEL  Learn more about your foodshed.

MARGO RIVERA-WEISS   Paintings, prints, and cards.

MARY LAW POTTERY  Holiday Sale Sat & Sun, Nov 28–Dec 20, 10–5 and by appointment. 1421 5th St, Berkeley. 510.524.7546.

MRS DALLOWAY’S  Full-service, indie neighborhood bookstore. 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.

TRAX GALLERY  Exceptional functional ware from potters across the United States. 1812 5th St, Berkeley. Open Wed–Sun 12–5:30. 510.540.8729.

Farmers’ Markets

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

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

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.

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. Serving Bay Area communities since 1988. 800.949.FARM.


Food, Beverage, & Flower Producers

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

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

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

CORTO OLIVE CO. (Premium quality extra-virgin California Olive Oil.

DASHE CELLARS   Tasting room near Jack London Square, 55 Fourth St, Oakland.

DONKEY & GOAT   Natural winemaking at 1340 5th Street in Berkeley. Tasting room open F–Su 2–6pm.

LA FARINE  Three bakeries in Oakland offer French pastries, tartes, cakes, cookies, and breads.

FARM FRESH TO YOU  Home delivery of guaranteed organically grown fruits and vegetables.

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

FREY VINEYARDS   Tasting room at Solar Living Center/Real Goods, Hopland.

GARRÉ WINERY   Tasting room at 7986 Tesla Rd, Livermore. 925.371.8200.

GOOD FAITH FARM   Olives and olive oil. Find at farmers’ markets, on Facebook, and at

IACOPI FARMS   Specializing in heirloom beans and coastal produce grown in Half Moon Bay. Available at Monterey Market. 650.743.8925

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

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

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

MR ESPRESSO   Oak wood roasted coffee since 1978. 510.287.5200.

NIMAN RANCH    The finest all-natural meats raised by family farmers and ranchers committed to sustainable and humane practices.

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

PASSIONE PIZZA   Dough and crust from master pizzaiolo Fabrizio Cercatore to help you bake great pizza at home. Catering and food truck service available.

REDWOOD HILL FARM   Artisan cheese, yogurt, and kefir from humanely raised Sonoma County goats.

RETZLAFF WINERY   Fine wines made from estate-grown certified-organic grapes. 1356 S Livermore Ave, Livermore. 925.447.8941.

RUBY’S ROAST  Rich, smooth coffee made in a women-owned artisan roastery.

SCIABICA’S CALIFORNIA OLIVE OIL   California’s oldest continuous olive oil producer.

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

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

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

YOGI TEA   Intriguing blends of herbs and botanicals to support energy, stamina, focus, and overall well-being.

Grocers & Specialty Markets

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

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     Delicious seasonable produce and other quality products. 1550 Hopkins St, Berkeley. 510.526.6042.

NORTHBRAE BOTTLE SHOP    Wine, craft beer, and spirits. 1590 Hopkins St, Berkeley. 510.525.5323.

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.

PIEDMONT GROCERY    Since 1902, a full-service neighborhood grocery store at 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.,

THREE STONE HEARTH   A community-supported kitchen offering nourishing foods and traditional wisdom. Online ordering, pickup, and delivery available. 1581 University Ave, 510.981.1334,

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

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

Health & Wellness

CENTER FOR NATURAL HEALTH CARE   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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

FRINGE FLOWER COMPANY   Seasonal, locally sourced, farm fresh flowers for daily delivery and special celebrations. 1489 Newell Ave, Walnut Creek.

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,

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

NEW WEST KNIFEWORKS   Chef knives and kitchen knife sets made of the finest materials, crafted with care and patience.

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

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


LOS POBLANOS   Designed in 1932 by architect John Gaw Meem, the “Father of Santa Fe Style”, Los Poblanos combines 20 guest rooms, a working organic farm, award-winning field-to-fork dining, and the ideal setting for meetings and special events.

SORENSEN’S RESORT   An all-season Sierra resort with cafe (see Guide to Good Eats) near South Lake Tahoe. 14255 Hwy 88, Hope Valley. 800.423.9949.


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