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Carmel Plaza, Mission between Ocean and 7th,
Offering attire for men and women who prefer a classic look.
Pacific Trading Co.
1224 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz
504C Bay Ave., Capitola
Independent, local, family-owned women’s apparel boutique.
ART GALLERIES & HOUSEWARES
310 Harvest Drive, Watsonville
Locally designed and handmade slumped-glass plates, bowls and serving dishes that add famed art and style to the dining room.
Bluestone Imports/The Active Towel
2801 Mission St. (the Wrigley Building), Santa Cruz
Extensive collection of quick-drying, authentic, flatwoven bamboo and cotton Turkish robes and towels (The Active Towel) as well as scarves, jewelry, pillow covers, spa kits and other items imported from Istanbul and Venice.
BANKS AND CREDIT UNIONS
Santa Cruz County Bank
7775 Soquel Drive, Aptos
819 Bay Ave., Capitola
720 Front St., Santa Cruz
4604 Scotts Valley Drive, Scotts Valley
595 Auto Center Drive, Watsonville
A leading community business lender and full-service bank of choice for locals.
BARS, BREWERIES AND TAPROOMS
515 Kitchen & Cocktails
515 Cedar St. | 831.425.5051
This downtown Santa Cruz rooftop destination for exception craft cocktails also offers a downstairs wine bar and a full dining menu in both locations.
Peter B’s Brewpub
2 Portola Plaza, Monterey
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
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
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.
an epicurious lifestyle
104 Bronson St., Ste. 13, Santa Cruz
An epicurious lifestyle is an event-based commercial kitchen and dining space in Santa Cruz.
529 Central Ave., Pacific Grove
Fresh and seasonal food ideas, rooted in sustainability. Carmel Private Chef – Chef Christophe Bony and
Chef Christophe works with each client’s unique needs, creating menus with local, organic ingredients with utmost quality and integrity and providing inhome meal prep, private parties, cooking classes for groups or individuals. Restaurant consulting and gift certificates available.
Thistle & Vine
Thistle & Vine, the “Bistro on the Go” where vegetarian items are always on the menu, produce is regional and organic, and meats are grass fed. They make fresh food fast and provide catering for businesses, parties, fairs and festivals.
Monterey Peninsula College Hospitality Program
The MPC Hospitality Program, chaired by Molly Jansen, offers students an opportunity to earn a certificate, associate’s degree or credits for transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a rewarding career in culinary arts and hospitality.
FARMS, RANCHES, CSAs AND CFSs
Retail: 7250 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel
The country’s largest organic grower, Earthbound Farm has been delivering delicious, clean produce to the local community for more than 30 years.
55 Peckham Road, Watsonville
A third-generation farm and bakery-café specializing in heirloom apples, berries, juice and pie.
Live Earth Farm
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.
Morris Grassfed Beef
CSM, at markets and online
A provider of locally grown grassfed beef, fostering healthy relationships between people, land, animals and food.
GREEN PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Professional knife sharpening services for business and home kitchen; also offering high-quality knives and accessories for purchase.
800 Walker St., Watsonville
Packaging solutions from our hands to your farm.
705 N. Branciforte Ave., Santa Cruz
Local solar energy system provider featuring efficient technology, design and installation for your home or business.
HEALING AND WELLNESS
800 Bethany Drive, Scotts Valley
The nation’s newest immersive learning center located among the ancient redwoods on a 75-acre campus. Join us for personal growth, professional development, and health and wellness.
1077 Cass St., Monterey
Healing simply, simply healing with Kristan Roth, a healer with more than 20 years of experience in acupuncture and a number of other modalities. Now partnering with Dr. Koji Okazaki at Acupuncture Clinic by the Sea!
101 Kennedy Drive, Capitola
Small batch probiotic wellness drinks, juice cleanses, and almond milks available online and locally at La Vie’s Capitola Tasting Room and Santa Cruz farmers’ markets.
Stephanie Taylor, M.D., Ph.D.
26365 Carmel Rancho Blvd., Ste. F, Carmel
A new approach to health care based on personal and community wellness.
HOME IMPROVEMENT/REUSE STORES
Habitat for Humanity/ReStore
4230 Gigling Road, Seaside
719 Swift St., Santa Cruz
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.
HOTELS AND RESORTS
Monte Verde Street and 7th Avenue, Carmel-by- the-Sea
A romantic, full-service boutique, Relais & Chateau hotel is within walking distance of all that Carmelby- the-Sea has to offer, including the iconic Carmel Beach.
Bernardus Lodge & Spa
415 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Quail Lodge features comfortable lodging, an 18-hole championship golf course, fitness center and sustainably sourced, seasonal cuisine on the Monterey Peninsula.
100 Campus Center, Building 201, Room 317, Seaside
Public radio for the Monterey Bay area.
Santa Cruz, 88.1FM
College radio broadcasting from UC Santa Cruz. Tune in for music, news, public affairs, sports, and more!
NURSERIES, LANDSCAPING AND GARDEN SUPPLIES
420 Water St., Santa Cruz
A garden shop unlike any other: organic, bohemian, modern style from Santa Cruz.
Gardner & Bloome
OMRI-listed organic fertilizers and soils from Kellogg Garden Products distributed locally by:
Aptos Landscape Supply
5035 Freedom Blvd., Aptos
Del Rey Oaks Gardens
899 Rosita Road, Del Rey Oaks
Drought Resistant Nursery
850 Park Ave., Monterey
The Garden Co.
2218 Mission St., Santa Cruz
9220 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel
Hidden Gardens Nursery
7765 Soquel Dr., Aptos
190 Espinosa Road, Salinas
J. Murphy Lumber
10 E. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley
420 Olympia Ave., Seaside
McShane’s Landscape Supply
115 Monterey Salinas Hwy., Salinas
Mountain Feed & Farm
9550 Hwy. 9, Ben Lomond
7945 Hwy. 9, Ben Lomond
San Lorenzo Garden Center
235 River St., Santa Cruz
33 El Pueblo Road, Scotts Valley
Seaside Garden Center
1177 San Pablo Ave., Seaside
Valley Hills Nursery
7440 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel
Terra Nova Ecological Landscaping
A full-service ecological landscaping company providing design, installation and maintenance of beautiful living systems for public and private lands.
PREPARED MEAL DELIVERY SERVICES
The Open Hearth
Delivering to the Aptos, Monterey, San Lorenzo
Valley, Santa Cruz and Watsonville areas.
With the belief that food is medicine and eating well should be convenient, The Open Hearth provides delicious, deeply nourishing meals prepared with organic, plant-based and gluten-free ingredients for order à la carte or as part of a package.
Courtney G. Jones/Carmel Realty Co.
Dolores Street between 7th and 8th Avenues
Family-owned firm offering local luxury real estate experts with a reputation for integrity, longevity and excellence.
Chardonnay Sailing Charters
704 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz
Excursions aboard the Chardonnay II are perfect for any age group and fun for everyone from seasoned sailors to first-time adventurers.
RESTAURANTS AND CAFÉS
SPECIALTY FOOD AND DRINK PURVEYORS
Big Sur Salts
PO Box 546, Big Sur
Craft salts that bring the color, tastes and aromas of Big Sur to you.
Jerome’s Carmel Valley Market
2 Chambers Lane, Carmel Valley
Jerome’s Carmel Valley Market is a chef-owned, friendly neighborhood market offering catering, local and organic produce, natural meats and seafood, and a great selection of domestic and imported wine, beer and microbrews.
1534 Fremont Blvd, Seaside
A friendly and modern chef-owned and run artisanal butchery providing housemade charcuterie, sustainably and ethically raised meats as well as sandwiches and other prepared foods to eat in or take out. Catering also available.
The Quail & Olive
3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley
A boutique featuring quality, California olive oils and vinegars, as well as natural skin care products and cookbooks for better health.
622 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz’s oldest and friendliest family-run market.
1275 S. Main St., Salinas
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
A family-owned almond grower committed to quality, eco-friendly practices, water conservation and customer service.
801 Foam St., Monterey
A local dairy and fine food distributor for businesses.
Vertigo Coffee Roasters
81 Fourth St., San Juan Bautista
Specialty coffee roasters that also feature wood-fired cooking and craft beers.
Wild Roots Markets
6240 Hwy. 9, Felton
13159 Hwy. 9, Boulder Creek
Wild Roots’ mission is to nourish and sustain the community by offering the best, most wholesome food on the planet.
Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau
401 Camino El Estero, Monterey
Tourism information for Monterey County.
WINERIES AND TASTING ROOMS
3535 N. Main St., Soquel
Historic Santa Cruz winery making award-winning wines since 1933 on the banks of Soquel Creek.
10 Pine Flat Road, Santa Cruz
Sustainably produced wines expressing the terroir of the Santa Cruz Mountains through minimal impact winemaking.
Cima Collina Tasting Room
19 E. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley
Award-winning, artisanal wines from small Monterey vineyards. Tasting room is located in a picturesque historic building.
McIntyre Tasting Studio
169 Crossroads Blvd., Carmel
Small lot wines that embody the mountainous, maritime terroir.
Scheid Vineyards Tasting Room
San Carlos at 7th, Carmel-by-the-Sea
1972 Hobson Ave., Greenfield
Forty years of success in family winemaking in Salinas Valley.
303 Potrero St., Ste. 35, Santa Cruz
Handcrafted wines made in the Santa Cruz Mountains; downtown Santa Cruz tasting room open daily.
25 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley
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.
Carmel Plaza, Ocean Ave, Carmel-by-the-Sea
Producer of site-driven Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah and Sauvignon Blanc from its sustainably certified vineyard and other respected properties in the Santa Lucia Highlands.
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