Organic on the Mendocino Coast

MARKETS

Corners of the Mouth, 45015 Ukiah St., Mendocino
Grocery co-op featuring organic foods & produce, bulk foods, health products. 707-937-5345
Down Home Foods, 115 S. Franklin St., Fort Bragg
Grocery store with extensive selections of organic foods & produce and home products. 707-964-4661
Harvest Market, Hwy 1 & 20, Fort Bragg
Full service grocery store with extensive selections of organic foods & produce, deli, bulk and home products. 707-964-7000
Harvest @ Mendosa’s, 10501 Lansing St, Mendocino
Full service grocery store with extensive selections of organic foods & produce, deli, bulk and home products. 707-937-5879

FARMERS MARKETS
Fort Bragg on Main St, Wed 3:30pm-6pm
Mendocino @ Howard & Main Sts, Fri Noon-2pm
Caspar @ Caspar Community Center, Sun 11am-1pm

WINERIES
Mendocino County has 15 certified organic wineries, more than any other county in the nation, making it home to more than a third of all certified organic vineyard acreage in California. About 18 percent of Mendocino County’s vineyards are certified organic, compared to just 1 percent in Sonoma County and 5 percent in Napa County. By acreage, Mendocino has 2,820, Napa has 1,686, and Sonoma trails with 565.

COMMUNITY GARDENS
The Noyo Food Forest provides a safe place for community members of all ages to come together on common ground to grow healthy food. The Noyo Food Forest re-establishes the connection between people, food, health and the environment. We cultivate a sustainable, affordable and accessible local food system by providing opportunities for education, enterprise, and community involvement. 33502 Little Valley Road, Fort Bragg, 707-964-0218, noyofoodforest@riseup.net

ORGANIC BUSINESSES

Fuller’s Fine Herbs
Since 1978 Arlene Fuller has been blending and bottling gourmet organic herbs and herbal vinegar creations. The unique and complex blending of herbs are creations that appeal to the novice as well as the experienced cook. Herbs, herb blends, herbal vinegars and gift boxes are available, along with delicious and easy recipes and other useful information about Mendocino.  For phone orders or wholesale inquiries, please call 707-937-0860.

Philo Apple Farm
Organic apples, juice, vinegars, conserves as well as cooking classes and apprenticeships, 18501 Greenwood Rd, Philo CA 95466, 707-895-2333

Old Mill Farm
A Mendocino, family-operated farm that supports sustainable agriculture, viticulture, silviculture, animal husbandry, and soil science, with highest regard for the environment (locally, regionally, and globally). Farming without the use of hormones, antibiotics, pesticides and insecticides, we will consider and weigh all ecological impacts so that our actions may benefit a diverse, sustainable farm. Owned by Anderson Hinsch and managed by his stepfather Ben, mother Barbara, and brother Cas Sochacki.

Little River Mushroom Company
Owners David and Priscilla Samas founded the Little River Mushroom Company in 1997. Family owned and operated, they grow premium shiitake mushrooms, hand picked with tender loving care. 100% organic, the mushrooms are grown indoors using no animal products. They supply shiitakes to the Monterey Market, Berkeley Bowl and Good Food markets in the Bay Area, as well as North Coast grocery stores. 707-937-3108

Caito Fisheries
Fresh fish and seafood processors, P.O. Box 1370, Fort Bragg CA 95437, 707-964-6368

Flowers By The Sea and Elk Creamery
Flowers by the Sea is dedicated to growing and shipping the highest quality organic produce, florist products, and small fruits available, using state-of-the-art Biodynamic production methods that are both technologically advanced and environmentally sound. The Elk Creamery, located on the farm, is presently the only certified organic goat cheese dairy in California. Can be purchased at many of the local markets and delis. PO Box 89, Elk, CA 95432, 707 877-1722, FAX 707 877-1721

Greenwood Gold
Organic Apple juice, Elk, CA, 707-877-3277

Good Thyme Herb Company
Seasonings of herbs and mushroom blends. PO Box 975, Mendocino, California 95460, phone & fax: 707-964-0509

Mendocino Sea Vegetable Company
The Lewallen family, wildcrafters of sea vegetables, offers a complete line of packaged and bulk sea vegetables to retailers throughout North America. A family cottage industry, they harvest from wild seaweed on the Mendocino County coastline, an essentially unpolluted area according to state monitoring agencies and their own observations. By using tender loving care to select the best plants, fresh-water rinsing, rapid sun-drying and careful hand packaging, they strive to produce the highest quality sea vegetables possible. PO Box 455, Philo, Ca 95466, 707-895-2996

Rising Tide Sea Vegetables
Harvester of sea vegetables using fine-tuned techniques involved in wildcrafting, drying, and storing sea vegetables since 1981. PO Box 1914, Mendocino, CA 95460, 707-964-5663, fax: 707-962-0599

 

Overview

 

Lost Coast to Fort Bragg

Jackson State Forest • Inland

 

Caspar • Point Cabrillo • Mendocino

Little River • Albion • Navarro

 

Elk • Point Arena • Gualala