Source Guide Spring 2018

Arts, Education & Entertainment

ALIFORNIA ARTISAN CHEESE FESTIVAL Three Days of Cheese Bliss, March 23–25 in Sonoma Wine Country.
  Where Children Thrive. Located 20 minutes from Berkeley at 3800 Clark Rd, El Sobrante.
INSTITUTE OF URBAN HOMESTEADING  Offering the best in Bay Area sustainablility since 2008.
KOSA ARTS  Artisinal fashion supporting high-level craftsmanship, creative process, sustainable material, and meaningful livelihood. 386 19th St, Oakland.
MRS DALLOWAY’S Full-service, indie neighborhood bookstore. Wide variety of garden books, cookbooks, and author events. 2904 College Ave, Berkeley. 510.704.8222.
MERRITT COLLEGE PLANT SALE AND FAIR  Perennial vegetables, rare fruits and heirloom annual edibles. May 5 & 6. 12500 Campus Dr, Oakland.
QUANTUM DRAGON THEATER  presents Ageless, a world-premiere play, this December. QDT is the Bay Area’s science-fiction/fantasy theatre company.
RUTH BANCROFT GARDEN  Annual Fruit Tasting Tours with curator Brian Kemble at 11am and 2pm on Saturday, October 14.
SONOS ONE  Smart wireless speakers for music lovers with Amazon Alexa.
STOPWASTE  Helping to prevent food waste through smart planning, storage tips, and easy-to-follow recipes to eat the food you have in your kitchen.
U MASS AMHERST  Earn your Sustainable Food and Farming degree entirely online. With no set class hours, you can take as many classes per semester as fit your schedule. Experiential education is emphasized, including internships.

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

Food & Beverage Producers

ANCIENT ORGANICS  Organic, traditionally-made Ayurvedic ghee from grass-fed, pasture-raised, happy cows. Free of pesticide, antibiotic, and hormone soil residues, and cooked in small batches over an open flame.
  A stone-ground flour mill creating nutritious and wholesome products, including specialty flours and nut meals.
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, 1–6pm.
FARM FRESH TO YOU  Home delivery of guaranteed organically grown fruits and vegetables. Available in most of the Bay Area.
FOURNÉE BAKERY   Fine baked goods across from the Claremont Hotel at 2912 Domingo Ave, Berkeley. 510.549.9434,
FREY VINEYARDS  Winery tasting room in Redwood Valley, Mendocino County. Please call ahead: 707.485.5177,
FULL BELLY FARM  Delicious organic fruits and vegetables from a family-run farm on a schedule that works for you.
GARRÉ WINERY  Tasting room at 7986 Tesla Rd, Livermore. 925.371.8200.
NILES PIE  Sweet, savory, local, fresh pies, special orders and catering.
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
RETZLAFF WINERY  Fine wines made from estate-grown certified-organic grapes. 1356 S Livermore Ave, Livermore. 925.447.8941.

Grocers & Specialty Markets

ALAMEDA MARKETPLACE   Ten locally owned businesses under one roof at 1650 Park St, Alameda.
CLOVE AND HOOF  Butcher shop and restaurant. Beef, pork, lamb, chicken, and duck raised responsibly and humanely without hormones and antibiotics.
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.
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.
NORTHBRAE BOTTLE SHOP Wine, craft beer, and spirits. 1590 Hopkins St, Berkeley. 510.525.5323.
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.
THREE STONE HEARTH  A community-supported kitchen offering nourishing foods and traditional wisdom. 1581 University Ave, 510.981.1334.
STAR GROCERY & STAR MEATS  Quality service since 1922. Lots of local farm products. 3068 Claremont Ave, Berkeley. 510.652.2490.
WINE ON PIEDMONT  Hand-selected fine wines and artisanal spirits in all price ranges. 4183 Piedmont Ave, Oakland. 510.595.9463.

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.

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.
KITAZAWA SEED COMPANY  Seeds for over 500 popular varieties of traditional Japanese and Asian heirloom vegetables. 201 Fourth St, #206, Oakland. 510.595.1188.
NATIVE SUN GARDENS  Ecological landscape design and consulting from Edible East Bay’s gardening writer. 510.332.2809,
ORCHARD NURSERY  A full-service nursery, florist, and gift shop in Lafayette. “We make goodness grow!”
POLLINATE FARM & GARDEN  Fully stocked farm and garden store plus lectures and workshops. 2727 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland. 510.686.3493.
PRESERVED HOME FERMENTATION SHOP  Workshops, DIY Supplies, Grocery. 5032 Telegraph Ave, Oakland. 510.922.8434,
TLC GARDENER  Love your piece of ground. Dinwoodie Landscape Services. Commercial/residential. 510.233.9336.

Resorts & Hotels

HOTEL BURLINGTON   Historic hotel in Port Costa next to the Bull Valley Roadhouse (see Guide to Good Eats). 510.787.6795.
NICK’S COVE  On Tamales Bay, award-winning California coastal cuisine and 12 beautifully appointed guest cottages, Hwy 1, Marshall. 415.663.1033×120.
SOMEDAY FARM VEGAN B&B  A cozy retreat in nature. Delicious home-cooked vegan breakfast. Freeland, WA. 360.331.2864
WESTPORT HOTEL  Overlooking the ocean in Mendocino County.


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