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Source Guide Winter Holidays 2019

Côte West Winery painting by Nikki Goddard

 

Arts, Education, & Entertainment

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. ecologycenter.org

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

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

STOPFOODWASTE  Helping to reduce food waste through smart planning, storage, easy-to-follow recipes to use the food you have in your kitchen, and tips for composting food scraps. stopfoodwaste.org

 

Farmers’ Markets

CALIFORNIA FARMERS’ MARKET 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

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

URBAN VILLAGE FARMERS’ MARKET ASSOCIATION Four year-round East Bay markets. urbanvillageonline.org

 

Food & Beverage Producers

BLUE OX WINE COMPANY  Fresh, elegant wines for the table. Made in Berkeley. blueoxwineco.com

BONDOLIO OLIVE OIL FARM  Visit the farm 12/8 & 12/15 and taste this year’s olive oil. 9352 Campbell Rd, Winters. bondolio.com

CANNACRAFT  Satori Chocolates are artisanal edibles hand-crafted from the highest quality, globally sourced ingredients to provide the richest microdosing experience. cannacraft.com

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

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. cotewestwine.com

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

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

FLYING NOIR  Award-winning hand-painted, micro-batch artisan chocolates made in Oakland. flyingnoir.net

FREY VINEYARDS Organic wine from Mendocino County. New winery tasting room opening Spring 2020. 707.485.5177. freywine.com

FROG HOLLOW FARM  Weekly Fruit Club: local, organic, sustainable, delicious, mailed everywhere. froghollow.com

FULL BELLY FARM Delicious organic fruits and vegetables from a family-run farm on a schedule that works for you. fullbellyfarm.com

GARRÉ WINERY A glass from the past and a toast to the future at 7986 Tesla Rd, Livermore. 925.371.8200. garrewinery.com

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

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

NUUBIA  Award-winning, environmentally responsible artisan chocolatiers. nuubiachocolate.com

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. pointreyescheese.com

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

 

Grocers & Specialty Markets

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

THE LOCAL BUTCHER SHOP  Whole animals sourced directly from local farmers and ranchers. 1600 Shattuck Ave, Ste 120, Berkeley. 510.845.6328. thelocalbutchershop.com

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. rockridgemarkethall.com

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. montereymarket.com

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

THE SPANISH TABLE 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 Quality service since 1922 at 3068 Claremont Ave, Berkeley. 510.652.2490. facebook.com/stargroceryberkeley, star-meats.com

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

 

Health & Wellness

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. 2506 San Pablo, Berkeley, 510.548.0380 and 1942 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 510.548.0372. herb-inc.com

 

Home, Kitchen, & Garden

AMY ROBESON TEAM at COMPASS REAL ESTATE Quality representation for buyers and sellers. 510.828.3478. amyrobeson.com

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

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. biofueloasis.com

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

NATIVE SUN GARDENS Ecological landscape design and consulting. 510.332.2809. nativesungardens.com

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

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

PRESERVED HOME FERMENTATION SHOP Workshops, DIY supplies, grocery. 5032 Telegraph Ave, Oakland. 510.922.8434. preservedgoods.com

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. tlcgardener.com

 

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

 

Restaurants
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