Made Local

Made Local

Sonoma County is blessed with some of the best local markets, restaurants, and food and beverage companies in the world. We also support an amazing selection of local farms and ranches. When it's time to eat, shop at your local grocers and restaurants, look for the Made Local label, and support your local producers with your purchases. Local food and beverages made in Sonoma is our specialty. Made Local Magazine brings stories that reflect our rich bounty of agriculture and food and beverage production. Find all stories online at madelocalmagazine.com

Made Local Magazine

Visit madelocalmagazine.com to read Made Local Magazine stories from current and past issues.

And see a list of Sonoma County locations distributing this free publication.

Sonoma County Food System Alliance Next Steps

For the past two years I've served as GO LOCAL's representative on the Sonoma County Food System Alliance.  Our next step is getting the Food Action Plan implemented.

Oliver's Market Local Economic Multiplier Analysis

According to a 2011 analysis conducted by Sonoma State University, buying Sonoma County products from Oliver's Market benefits the Sonoma County economy TWICE as much as buying national brands from chain stores.

Why Support Made Local?

When you're Made Local, you are a healthy part of a vibrant community and clean environment. Better food. Better for the economy. Better for you.

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North Bay Food Initiative Building Steam
The North Coast Regional Food System Network (NCRFSN) met last Friday, February 10th at the Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate to discuss taking the next steps in coordinating regional food system efforts.
Green Valley Organics Expands its Popular Lactose Free Real Dairy Line
Green Valley Organics, the only organic, certified humane makers of lactose free yogurts, kefirs and sour cream, announces two new products. 
The Good Dark Side of Chocolate
GoLocal member Sonoma Chocolatiers brings gourmet chocolates and fine teas to a rapidly growing number of local palates.
Sonoma County Food Forum
The Sonoma County Food Forum was held last Thursday, February 24th, at the Showcase Cafe in the Sonoma County Fairgrounds facility.  The event was co-hosted by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors and the Sonoma County Food System Alliance, a working group of organizations and individuals concerned about good food and healthy farms.
Fermentation Workshop with Sandor Ellix Katz
Thousands of readers consider Sandor Ellix Katz's Wild Fermentation to be their guidepost for exploring and making fermented foods. Now, in this new DVD, Katz offers fermentation beginners and enthusiasts a chance to "sit in" on one of his popular workshops and learn through hands-on demonstration and instruction.
Food for People - Not Profit
Community Market is a worker-run vegetarian business. Our mission is to create a healthier and more sustainable community by providing local, organic, and socially responsible products and education about nutrition, environmental and consumer issues.
Taylor Maid Farm’s Mark Inman Featured in the Art of Manliness
Behind every great cup of joe, is a great green coffee buyer like Mark Inman. Mr. Inman works for Taylor Maid Farms, a company that supports small family farmers and promotes organic, sustainable agriculture.
You Are What You Eat
As I was coming home along Hwy 101 from an extended trip and crossing into Sonoma County I was struck, as always, by what a beautiful place this is.