Source Guide Fall 2019

Côte West Winery Painting by Nikki Goddard
Côte West Winery Painting by Nikki Goddard

Arts, Education, & Entertainment

EMERYVILLE CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS Gala opeining Oct 4, 6–9. Exhibition runs Oct 5–27.

KITCHEN ON FIRE Award-winning cooking classes and team-building activities, private cooking parties, and catering. 1509 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 510.548.2602.

MERRITT COLLEGE HORTICULTURAL CLUB Don’t miss the fall plant sale.

MRS DALLOWAY’S Full-service, indie neighborhood bookstore. Wide variety of garden books, cookbooks, and author events. 2904 College Ave, Berkeley. 510.704.8222.

SAMPLE THE SIERRA Farm-to fork festival celebrating the best food, wine, and art in the Sierra Nevada. Bijou Community Park, South Lake Tahoe, Sep 14.


Farmers’ Markets
CALIFORNIA FARMERS’ MARKET 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
ALTAMONT BEERWORKS Livermore’s first craft brewery since Prohibition. Weekly events. 2402 Research Dr, Livermore. 925.443.BEER

BROOKLYN WEST WINERY Hand-crafted, small-batch wines. 201 3rd St, Oakland. 510.879.7763.

CONSTELLATION BRANDS  Produces some of the world’s most iconic beer, wine, and spirits brands.

CôTE WEST WINE A family-run urban winery. Old World-style, undeniably Californian wines. Well-behaved kids and dogs welcome. 2102 Denison St, Oakland. 510.698.4365.

DASHE CELLARS New tasting room at 1951 Monarch St #300, Alameda. Open Th–Su 1–7pm.

EMBODIED WINES  Expressive wines from vine to bottle. 2271 S Vasco Rd, Livermore. 925.292.8625.

FALCON SPIRITS Small-batch, award-winning spirits using high quality California farm products. 510.234.3252.

FREY VINEYARDS Organic wine from Mendocino County. New winery tasting room opening Spring 2020. 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 A glass from the past and a toast to the future at 7986 Tesla Rd, Livermore. 925.371.8200.

LIVERMORE VALLEY WINEGROWERS ASSOCIATION A flourish of vineyards, wineries, and wine country experiences. 925.447.9463.

LONGEVITY WINES Great locally sourced grapes make great wines. Tasting room at 2271 S Vasco Rd, Livermore. 925.443.9463.

MCKAHN FAMILY CELLARS Valuing family, friendship, and tradition. Quality wines from Rhône varieties. Tasting room: 2245-A S Vasco Rd, Livermore. 925.453.1823.

NILES PIE Sweet, savory, local, fresh pies, special orders, and catering. Worker owned.

NOTTINGHAM CELLARS Locally sourced, barrel-aged Bordeaux-style red wines. Tasting and tours. 2245 S Vasco Rd, Unit C, Livermore. 925.294.8647.

OCCASIO WINERY & SIDEWINDER SPIRITS Hand-crafted wines and spirits in a unique Livermore Valley style. Winery and tasting room at 2245B S Vasco Rd, Livermore. 925.371.1987.

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.

WOOD FAMILY VINEYARDS Handcrafted wines made exclusively from locally grown grapes. 2407 Research Dr, Livermore. 925.606.7411.


Grocers & Specialty Markets

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

THE LOCAL BUTCHER SHOP (p. 9) Whole animals sourced directly from local farmers and ranchers. 1600 Shattuck Ave, Ste 120, Berkeley. 510.845.6328.

MARKET HALL FOODS Offering gourmet foods, wine, coffee, flowers, and much more for over 30 years. 5655 College Ave, Oakland and 1786 Fourth St, 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.

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 at 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. 2506 San Pablo, Berkeley, 510.548.0380 and 1942 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 510.548.0372.


Home, Kitchen, & Garden
AMY ROBESON TEAM at COMPASS REAL ESTATE Quality representation for buyers and sellers. 510.828.3478.

BERKELEY HORTICULTURAL NURSERY  Retail nursery, family-owned since 1922. 1310 McGee Ave, Berkeley. 510.526.4704.

BERNAL CUTLERY Handmade and small factory–made Japanese knives plus sharpening service at 308 40th St, Oakland, 510.947.9021. San Francisco location moving to 766 Valencia St as of 9/21, 415.355.0773.

BIOFUEL OASIS Urban farm store and worker-owned co-op specializing in biodiesel made from recycled vegetable oil.
1441 Ashby Ave @ Sac, Berkeley. 510.665.5509.

DARYL RUSH DESIGN BUILD Handmade homes. Creating place. License #314184.

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.

NATIVE SUN GARDENS Ecological landscape design and consulting. 510.332.2809.

ORCHARD NURSERY 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.

RUTH STROUP, THE INSURANCE LADY Farmers Insurance. Stop by the office at 3550 Grand Ave, Oakland, for your Insurance Lady Shopping Bag! 510.874.5700

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


Resorts & Hotel
WESTPORT HOTEL  “Cozy, casual, and a little bit elegant” B&B overlooking the ocean in Mendocino County.


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