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LOCAL SOURCE GUIDE WINTER 2017

Find the Monterey Bay’s best local, seasonal and sustainable products and services here. These business advertise in Edible Monterey Bay, supporting our mission and enabling us to provide this magazine to you for free. Please thank them with your business and tell them we sent you!

APPAREL

Madrigal
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
facebook.com/pages/pacific-trading-co/65027935549

Independent, local, family-owned women’s apparel boutique.

ART GALLERIES & HOUSEWARES

Annieglass
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.

R. 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.

BANKS AND CREDIT UNIONS

Santa Cruz County Bank
7775 Soquel Drive, Aptos
831.662.6000
819 Bay Ave., Capitola
831.464.5300
720 Front St., Santa Cruz
831.457.5000
4604 Scotts Valley Drive, Scotts Valley
831.461.5000
595 Auto Center Drive, Watsonville
831.761.7600
sccountybank.com

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
515santacruz.com  

This downtown Santa Cruz rooftop destination for exception craft cocktails also offers a downstairs wine bar and a full dining menu in both locations.

East End Gastropub
1501 41st Ave., Santa Cruz
831.475.8010
eastendgastropub.com

Local gastropub serving handcrafted food, beer and wine.

Elkhorn Slough Brewing Co.
65 Hangar Way, Ste. D, Watsonville
831.288.3152
elkhornsloughbrew.com

Artisan wild and fresh ales, locally crafted in beautiful Watsonville.

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.

CATERING

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.

The Poke Lab
475 Alvarado St., Monterey
831.200.3474
thepokelab.com

Food truck and other catering formats serving fresh, locally sourced poke bowls.

DESIGNERS

Dina Clark Design
831.466.9843
dinaclarkdesign.com

A Central Coast graphic design studio for logos, labels, illustrations and websites.

EVENTS

Gourmet Fest 2018
March 15–18, Carmel-by-the-Sea
831-622-5909
gourmetfestcarmel.com

Gourmet Fest 2018 will be a four-date foodie extravaganza featuring an exclusive roster of Relais & Chateaux chefs and wine estates from around the world.

FARMS, RANCHES, CSAs AND CFSs

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.

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.

GREEN PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

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.

MRWMD
14201 Del Monte Blvd., Marina
831.384.5313
mrwmd.org

Provides local businesses recycling and a chance to convert food scraps into green energy and compost through its Organics to Energy Program; offers consumers recycling services, workshops and home composting supplies.

Sambrailo Packaging
800 Walker St., Watsonville
831.724.7581
sambrailo.com

Packaging solutions from our hands to your farm.

HEALING AND WELLNESS

1440 Multiversity
800 Bethany Drive, Scotts Valley
844.544.1440
1440.org

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.

Acubloom
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.

HOME IMPROVEMENT/REUSE STORES

Habitat for Humanity/ReStore
4230 Gigling Road, Seaside
831.899.1362
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.

Last Chance Mercantile/MRWMD
14201 Del Monte Blvd., Marina
831.264.6900
mrwmd.org

A convenient drop-off location for reusable goods that also offers an ever-changing array of affordable, pre-owned and salvaged items for purchase.

HOTELS AND RESORTS

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.

MEDIA

90.3 KAZU
100 Campus Center, Building 201, Room 317, Seaside
831.582.5298
kazu.org

Public radio for the Monterey Bay area.

KZSC
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!

NATIONAL SUPPORTERS

Google Pixel 2
store.google.com/product/pixel_2

Check out this smartphone’s exceptional image quality, special photography features and free unlimited photo and video storage. It even offers fast charging and long battery life.

NON-PROFITS

Warming Center Program
P.O. Box 462, Santa Cruz
831.234.9848
warmingcenterprogram.com

Warming Center Program ensures that in Santa Cruz and Watsonville, no one has to sleep outside on the coldest and wettest nights of the year. The nonprofit also develops programs to meet other needs of people who sleep outside and is the fiscal sponsor of Coalition on Homelessness.

NURSERIES, LANDSCAPING AND GARDEN SUPPLIES

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.

MRWMD
14201 Del Monte Blvd., Marina
831.384.5313
mrwmd.org

Provider of premium-quality, OMRI-listed organic compost as well as topsoil and wood chips by the truckload at the district scales or bag-your-own at the on-site Last Chance Mercantile shop.

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.

RECREATION

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.

RESTAURANTS AND CAFÉS

See our Dine Local Guide

SPECIALTY FOOD AND DRINK PURVEYORS

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.

Food Lounge
1001 Center St., Santa Cruz
scfoodlounge.com

A dynamic community venue for food, art and entertainment; also available for private events, meetings, fundraisers and parties.

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.

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.

Santa Cruz Community Farmers’ Markets
831.454.0566
Lincoln and Cedar streets, Santa Cruz
21511 E. Cliff Drive, Live Oak
2801 Mission St., Santa Cruz
santacruzfarmersmarket.org  

For more than 25 years Santa Cruz Community Farmers’ Markets (SCCFM) has been committed to your health and to the health of the local economy.

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.

Straus Family Creamery
strausfamilycreamery.com

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.

TRAVEL

Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau
401 Camino El Estero, Monterey
888.221.1010
seemonterey.com

Tourism information for Monterey County.

WINERIES AND TASTING ROOMS

Bargetto Winery
3535 N. Main St., Soquel
831.475.2258
bargetto.com

Historic Santa Cruz winery making award-winning wines since 1933 on the banks of Soquel Creek.

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.

Equinox & Bartolo Winery
334 Ingalls St., Santa Cruz
831.471.8608
equinoxwine.com

The Equinox label captures the mystique of sparkling wines while the Bartolo label focuses on the passion of Mediterranean red blends. The tasting room and aging cellar is nestled into the Ingalls Street wine complex, just a few blocks from the ocean on the west side of Santa Cruz.

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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