Edible Monterey Bay

Fall 2017 Local Source Guide


Carmel Plaza, Mission between Ocean and 7th,
Carmel-by- the-Sea | 831.624.3477
Offering attire for men and women who prefer a classic look.

Pacific Trading Co.
1224 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz | 831.423.3349
504C Bay Ave., Capitola | 831.476.6109
Independent, local, family-owned women’s apparel boutique.


310 Harvest Drive, Watsonville
831.761.2041 x21 | annieglassstore.com
Locally designed and handmade slumped-glass plates, bowls and serving dishes that add famed art and style to the dining room.

Blitzer Gallery
2801 Mission St., Santa Cruz
831.458.1217 | rblitzergallery.com
Located on the West Side of Santa Cruz featuring monthly shows of regional, national and international fine art.


Santa Cruz County Bank
7775 Soquel Drive, Aptos
831.662.6000 | sccountybank.com
819 Bay Ave., Capitola | 831.464.5300
720 Front St., Santa Cruz | 831.457.5000
4604 Scotts Valley Drive, Scotts Valley831.461.5000
595 Auto Center Drive, Watsonville | 831.761.7600
A leading community business lender and full-service bank of choice for locals.


East End Gastropub
1501 41st Ave., Santa Cruz
831.475.8010 | eastendgastropub.com
Local gastropub serving handcrafted food, beer and wine.

Peter B’s Brewpub
2 Portola Plaza, Monterey
831.649.4511 | portolahotel.com
Monterey’s first craft brewery features delicious, locally brewed beer and an innovative menu including vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing
402 Ingalls St., Ste. 27, Santa Cruz
831.425.4900 | santacruzmountainbrewing.com
An award-winning, certified-organic craft brewery featuring wildly imaginative seasonal beers, hard ciders, draught root beer and kombucha.

Trailside Café and Beer Garden
3 Del Fino Place, Carmel Valley
831.298.7453 | trailsidecafecv.com
Café and beer garden with handcrafted food and a rotating draft selection of 15 beers and one cider plus over 40 bottled selections including Belgian, German and ciders.

West End Tap & Kitchen
334D Ingalls St., Santa Cruz
831.471.8115 | westendtap.com
Local gastropub serving handcrafted food, beer and wine.


an epicurious lifestyle
104 Bronson St., Ste. 13, Santa Cruz
831.588.7772 | anepicuriouslifestyle.com
An epicurious lifestyle is an event-based commercial kitchen and dining space in Santa Cruz.

Aqua Terra
529 Central Ave., Pacific Grove
831.657.9790 | aquaterraculinary.com
Fresh and seasonal food ideas, rooted in sustainability.

Carried Away
7564 Soquel Drive, Aptos
831.685.3926 | carriedawayfoods.com
Seasonally driven and organic prepared foods and catering operating for 25 years in the Aptos Center.

The Poke Lab
475 Alvarado St., Monterey
831.200.3474 | thepokelab.com
Food truck and other catering formats serving fresh, locally sourced poke bowls.


ACF – American Culinary Federation
Monterey Bay Chapter
P.O. Box 7034, Carmel
A nonprofit association of professional chefs, cooks, bakers, home enthusiasts and business associates in the food service and hospitality industry, this local AFC chapter focuses on continued education and participates in many local community events.


Dina Clark Design
831.466.9843 | dinaclarkdesign.com
A Central Coast graphic design studio for logos, labels, illustrations and websites.


The Bridge Restoration Ministry
225 Central Ave., Pacific Grove
831.372.2033 | tbrm.org
The Bridge’s culinary program provides culinary vocational skills to its residents to help them restore their lives while providing catering services to the Monterey County community.

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
5 Harris Court, Bldg. G, Monterey
831.658.5600 | mpwmd.net
Providing and protecting our region’s water supply.


Open Farm Tours
Oct. 8, 2017 | 10am–4pm
Santa Cruz County
Connecting food, farms and families.

San Benito Olive Festival
Oct. 14, 2017 | 10am–5pm
Brigantino Park
2037 San Juan Road, Hollister
831.537.7270 | sanbenitoolivefestival.com
A gourmet celebration of local agriculture and culinary delights.


Earthbound Farm
Retail: 7250 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel
831.625.6219 | ebfarm.com
The country’s largest organic grower, Earthbound Farm has been delivering delicious, clean produce to the local community for more than 30 years.

Gizdich Ranch
55 Peckham Road, Watsonville
831.722.1056 | gizdich-ranch.com
A third-generation farm and bakery-café specializing in heirloom apples, berries, juice and pie.

Lakeside Organic Gardens
25 Sakata Lane, Watsonville
831.722.6266 | lakesideorganic.com
Lakeside Organic Gardens, located in Watsonville, is the largest family-owned, solely organic vegetable grower/distributor in the U.S.

Live Earth Farm
831.763.2448 | liveearthfarm.net
Watsonville based, with a new farm stand 10am–3pm on weekends at 1275 Green Valley Road and CSA pickup throughout the Monterey Bay and South Bay regions. Committed to sustainable food through a CSA, farmers’ markets and on-farm farm stand and education.

Monterey Farms
1354 Dayton St., Ste. I, Salinas
831.757.7297 | montereyfarmsartichokes.com
Small, locally owned and operated manufacturer of specialty artichoke products.

Morris Grassfed Beef
CSM, at markets and online
831.623.2933 | morrisgrassfed.com
A provider of locally grown grassfed beef, fostering healthy relationships between people, land, animals and food.


Blade Tech
831.917.1330 | bladetechusa.com
Professional knife sharpening services for business and home kitchen; also offering high-quality knives and accessories for purchase.

719 Swift St., Ste. 56A, Santa Cruz
831.423.7000 | greenspacecompany.com
Sustainable solutions for interiors, offering zero-VOC paints, organic latex mattresses, organic towels and linens, sustainable flooring and more!

Solar Technologies
705 N. Branciforte Ave., Santa Cruz
831.421.0440 | solartechnologies.com
Local solar energy system provider featuring efficient technology, design and installation for your home or business.


833 Cass St., Monterey
831.383.9652 | acubloom.com
Healing simply, simply healing with Kristan Roth, a healer with more than 20 years of experience in acupuncture and a number of other modalities.

Woman’s Wellspring
Stephanie Taylor, M.D., Ph.D.
26365 Carmel Rancho Blvd., Ste. F, Carmel
831.622.1995 | womanswellspring.com
A new approach to health care based on personal and community wellness.


Habitat for Humanity/ReStore
4230 Gigling Road, Seaside | 831.899.1362 | habitatsc.org
719 Swift St., Santa Cruz | 831.824.4704 | habitatsc.org
A nonprofit home improvement store and donation center offering new and gently used furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances to the public. Proceeds build affordable homes, community and hope locally.


L’Auberge Carmel
Monte Verde Street and 7th Avenue, Carmel-by- the-Sea
831.624.8578 | laubergecarmel.com
A romantic, full-service boutique, Relais & Chateau hotel is within walking distance of all that Carmel-by- the-Sea has to offer, including the iconic Carmel Beach.

Bernardus Lodge & Spa
415 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley
831.658.3400 | bernarduslodge.com
Located in the heart of sunny Carmel Valley, Bernardus Lodge & Spa is an elegant and intimate luxury resort offering renowned dining and spa experiences and a 10-acre on-site estate vineyard.

Hyatt Regency Monterey
1 Old Golf Course Road, Monterey
831.372.1234 | monterey.hyatt.com
Located on Del Monte Golf Course amid 22 beautiful acres of Monterey pines, this hotel also offers a spa and close proximity to Monterey Airport and the city center.

InterContinental The Clement Monterey
750 Cannery Row, Monterey
831.375.4500 | ictheclementmonterey.com
The premier luxury hotel in the heart of Cannery Row, situated right next to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and overlooking the pristine Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
400 Cannery Row, Monterey
831.920.6710 | montereyplazahotel.com
At Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa you’ll be able to enjoy the best of Northern California such as the Monterey Bay Aquarium, historic downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf, world-class golfing at Pebble Beach, shopping in Carmel, wine tasting in Carmel Valley and the memorable Big Sur coastline.

Pebble Beach Resorts
17-Mile Drive, Pebble Beach
866.935.6341 | pebblebeach.com
Stunning views, legendary golf, diverse and exceptional cuisine and luxury accommodations are all part of the world-renowned Pebble Beach experience.

Portola Hotel & Spa
2 Portola Plaza, Monterey
831.649.4511 | portolahotel.com
A relaxing retreat in historic Monterey surrounded by unique shopping, fine dining, spectacular coastal trails and beaches.

Post Ranch Inn/Sierra Mar Restaurant
47900 Hwy. 1, Big Sur
831.667.2800 | postranchinn.com
A “sanctuary for the soul” offering the ultimate in luxurious coastal Big Sur lodging, including breathtaking views and exquisite dining.

Quail Lodge & Golf Club
8000 Valley Greens Drive, Carmel
831.620.8808 | quaillodge.com
Quail Lodge features comfortable lodging, an 18-hole championship golf course, fitness center and sustainably sourced, seasonal cuisine on the Monterey Peninsula.


90.3 KAZU
100 Campus Center, Building 201,
Room 317, Seaside
831.582.5298 | kazu.org
Public radio for the Monterey Bay area.

Santa Cruz, 88.1FM
831.459.2811 | kzsc.org
College radio broadcasting from UC Santa Cruz. Tune in for music, news, public affairs, sports, and more!


Castor & Pollux Natural PetWorks
Makers of ORGANIX, the only complete line of USDA organically certified pet food, and PRISTINE, pet food made with responsibly sourced ingredients.

Bob’s Red Mill
Available at grocers throughout our region and at
Bob’s Red Mill has for decades been a trusted source of stone-ground, non-GMO flours, cereals and baking mixes.


DIG Gardens
420 Water St., Santa Cruz
831.466.3444 | diggardensnursery.com
A garden shop unlike any other: organic, bohemian, modern style from Santa Cruz.

Mountain Feed & Farm Supply
9550 Hwy. 9, Ben Lomond
831.336.8876 | mountainfeed.com
Mountain Feed & Farm Supply is a unique and complete organic farm, garden, homestead, pet, gift and housewares store located in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Plant Landscape Design
2801 S. Main St., Soquel
831.476.1895 | plantlandscapedesign.com
Full-service landscaping company: design, build, maintain, serving greater Monterey Bay.

Terra Nova Ecological Landscaping
Santa Cruz | 831.425.3514 | terranovalandscaping.com
A full-service ecological landscaping company providing design, installation and maintenance of beautiful living systems for public and private lands.


Lisa Guthrie/Santa Lucia Preserve
1 Rancho San Carlos Road, Carmel
831.620.6762 | santaluciapreserve.com
Santa Lucia Preserve is home for 300 families on 20,000 acres of pristine land in Carmel.


Chardonnay Sailing Charters
704 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz
831.423.1213 | chardonnay.com
Excursions aboard the Chardonnay II are perfect for any age group and fun for everyone from seasoned sailors to first-time adventurers.


See our Dine Local Guide, p. 57.


Earthbound Farm’s Farm Stand and Organic Kitchen
7250 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel
831.625.6219 | ebfarm.com
Serving delicious organic, handcrafted food, gourmet groceries and unique gifts, as well as fresh produce and flowers.

Hidden Fortress Coffee Roasting
125 Hangar Way, Ste. 270, Watsonville
831.228.1400 | hiddenfortresscoffee.com
Small-batch, locally roasted organic coffee sold by the pound.

Lakeside Organic Gardens
25 Sakata Lane, Watsonville
831.722.6266 | lakesideorganic.com
Lakeside Organic Gardens, located in Watsonville, is the largest family-owned, solely organic vegetable grower/distributor in the U.S.

The Quail & Olive
3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley
831.659.4288 | quailandolive.com
A boutique featuring quality, California olive oils and vinegars, as well as natural skin care products and cookbooks for better health.

Shopper’s Corner
622 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz
831.423.1398 | shopperscorner.com
Santa Cruz’s oldest and friendliest family-run market.

Star Market
1275 S. Main St., Salinas
831.422.3961 | starmkt.com
An independent grocer featuring the freshest, best tasting and finest selection of food in the Monterey Bay area; locally produced foods and wines are a specialty.

Stewart & Jasper Orchards
Monterey Plaza Hotel
400 Cannery Row, Ste. C, Monterey
831.375.6887 | stewartandjasper.com
A family-owned almond grower committed to quality, eco-friendly practices, water conservation and customer service.

Stone Creek Kitchen
465 Canyon del Rey Blvd., Monterey
831.393.1042 | stonecreekkitchen.com
Our mission is to create a unique educational and culinary destination for epicureans on the Monterey Peninsula.

Straus Family Creamery
Available at fine markets throughout the Monterey Bay region. Straus Family Creamery is a family-owned, certified organic creamery that produces high quality, organic dairy products, made with organic milk sourced from family farms in Marin and Sonoma counties.

Troia Foods
801 Foam St., Monterey
831.375.3354 | troiafoods.com
A local dairy and fine food distributor for businesses.

Vertigo Coffee Roasters
81 Fourth St., San Juan Bautista
831.623.9533 | vertigocoffee.com
Specialty coffee roasters that also feature wood-fired cooking and craft beers.

The Wharf Marketplace
290 Figueroa St., Monterey
831.649.1116 | thewharfmarketplace.com
Monterey County’s fresh food destination, featuring the “bounty of the county”—locally produced provisions at their seasonal best.


Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau
401 Camino El Estero, Monterey
888.221.1010 | seemonterey.com
Tourism information for Monterey County.


Big Basin Vineyards
830 Memory Lane, Boulder Creek
14598 Big Basin Way, Saratoga
408.564.7346 | bigbasinvineyards.com
Estate winery and CCOF-certified organic vineyards in the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains near Big Basin Redwoods State Park and an additional tasting room in Saratoga.

Cima Collina Tasting Room
19 E. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley
831.620.0645 | cimacollina.com
Award-winning, artisanal wines from small Monterey vineyards. Tasting room is located in a picturesque historic building.

McIntyre Tasting Studio
169 Crossroads Blvd., Carmel
831.626.6268 | mcintyrevineyards.com
Small lot wines that embody the mountainous, maritime terroir.

Scheid Vineyards Tasting Room
San Carlos at 7th, Carmel-by-the-Sea
831.626.WINE | scheidvineyards.com

Scheid Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room
1972 Hobson Ave., Greenfield
831.386.0316 | scheidvineyards.com
Forty years of success in family winemaking in Salinas Valley.

Talbott Vineyards
25 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley
831.659.3500 | talbottvineyards.com
Enjoy renowned, award-winning pinots and chardonnays on the sunny terrace or spacious interior of Talbott’s tasting room in the heart of beautiful Carmel Valley.  

Taste Morgan
The Crossroads Carmel
204 Crossroads Blvd., Carmel-by-the-Sea
831.626.3700 | morganwinery.com
For three decades, Dan and Donna Lee and their Morgan label have been synonymous with artisan, vineyard-centric wines from the Santa Lucia Highlands and Monterey. The Taste Morgan visitors’ center brings the family’s history and craft to life through a relaxed tasting experience.

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