Source Guide Spring 2020



Arts, Education, & Entertainment

CALIFORNIA ARTISAN CHEESE FESTIVAL Three Days of Cheese Bliss, March 27–24 in Sonoma Wine Country.

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.

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

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

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.


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.

KENSINGTON FARMERS’ MARKET  A 100% community-supported nonprofit market.

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



Food & Beverage Producers

BENTLY HERITAGE ESTATE DISTILLERY  1609 Hwy 395, Minden, NV.  775.783.4600.

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

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

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.

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

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.

THE LOCAL BUTCHER SHOP  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.

HI FIDELITY CANNABIS SHOP  Partners with women- and minority-owned small farms and businesses that focus on sustainable growing practices. 2465 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley,

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 and 766 Valencia St, San Francisco. 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.

CLAUDIA MARISSA SCHULTZ Community-oriented realtor. A proponent of ecological and energy-efficient homes. 510.495.4503.

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.

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

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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