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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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.
Sonoma Media Group Radio Campaign for GO LOCAL
Sonoma Media Group committed a substantial resource of air time to promote the mission of GO LOCAL.  They have been a member of GO LOCAL since Fall 2013 and have run hundreds of spots to encourage folks to support local businesses.
Made Local Magazine Supports Guild-Raising
On Saturday February 15th, join the whole Farmers Guild community—from Mendocino to Sonoma Valley, Sacramento to Sebastopol—to celebrate the newest wave of farmers, ranchers and local food players here in Northern California. 
"Our Food System" - KRCB Community Health Connections
USDA: Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food
This is an exciting time for farmers and ranchers of all types and sizes as agriculture is a bright spot in the American economy.
Farm Shorts: Mendocino Organics
Mendocino Organics is dedicated to growing high-quality food, working toward a sustainable food system in partnership with our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) and RSA (Restaurant Supported Agriculture) communities.
Farm Shorts: Canvas Ranch
Canvas Ranch is a small family farm in the idyllic Two Rock Valley north of San Francisco, something like you might find in the countryside of France or Italy.
Farm Shorts: Tara Firma Farms
Tara Firma Farms is a sustainable, beyond-organic farm producing food that connects the community to each other.
Farm Shorts: Wild Boar Farms
After spending the last 10 years in Suisun Valley, Wild Boar Farms Tomatoes is relocating its production of nursery plants, tomatoes, seed production and Garden Events to the beautiful Napa Valley.
Farm Shorts: Full House Farm
Christine Cole beautifully sums up the quest for deeper connection we all seek when visiting farms and connecting with animals, especially horses.
Farm Shorts: Victorian Farmstead
Victorian Farmstead is a third generation family farm that has expanded beyond Christmas trees to become a mecca of local sustainably raised beef, lamb, pork and chicken.
Farm Shorts: Singing Frogs Farm
At Singing Frogs Farm we are expanding our riparian corridors.  In addition to increasing the quality and area of habitat around our seasonal and permanent ponds, we are introducing native habitat hedgerows around the borders of and within our fields.