Farm Trails Holiday Gift Guide

From specialty gift baskets and fine wines to farm-grown wreaths and home goods, you will find holiday gifts galore along the Farm Trails! Some shops and purveyors offer online order and shipping, a perfect option during a time when we are discouraged from gathering with our family and friends in person due to the pandemic.

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

For locations with retail store, please abide by the County and State protocols, including wearing masks, practicing social distancing and proper hand sanitization, and staying home if you feel unwell. Indoor locations must carefully manage in-person capacity, so please abide by their capacity limits and social distancing markers. Following the protocols will ensure that we all have a happy and healthy holidays. Thank you!

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Bodega Pastures' bedding and other wool products will make cozy gifts!

Food & drink GIFT BASKETS & COLLECTIONS

Beekind: Shop for a massive range of delicious local and imported specialty honeys, tea blends, and nuts at this iconic store dedicated to all things bee. You can also order bees and beekeeping supplies, books, and beewax candles. Curbside pickup available.

  • 921 Gravenstein Highway South, Sebastopol; 707-824-2905. Mondays to Saturday 10 am to 6 pm; Sundays 10 am to 4 pm. Online ordering available.

Belden Barns: The Beldens don't just grow wine grapes at their Sonoma Mountain estate! They have partnered with farmers Jenny and Vince Trotter to grow a glorious range of vegetables, fruit, and grains on the farm. You can enjoy the best to eat and drink with the Belden Barns holiday gift collections, pairing estate wines with such farm-grown items as popcorn, polenta, and beans. Or purchase the farmstead goods solo, and of course, lots of wine!

Food & Farm Tours: Give the gift of an unforgettable experience with this local tour operator. What better way to tell the food/cheese/oyster/animal/wine lover in your life that you care than giving them a gift certificate for a Food & Farm Tour to explore the bounty of Northern  California's coastal corridor. They anticipate running mixed group tours again by the spring or certainly summer of next year. Click on Gifts on the website.

the girl & the fig: This acclaimed Sonoma restaurant also has figgy gifts for almost everyone on your holiday shopping list or you just may want to restock or indulge in a present for yourself! Shop from house-branded and curated gift collections, including pantry sets, like vinaigrettes, preserves, and seasonings; body care like soaps, lotions, and salves; and more home goods and gifts.

LALA's Urban Farmstand & Jam Bar: LALA makes small batch, artisan jams in her commercial kitchen using low-sugar, local fruit, and no artificial pectin. The only jam store in Sonoma County featuring gift items as well as food products. Looking to fill your holiday gift basket?  Need a premade basket from $20 to $150? LALA's has it all. 

McEvoy Ranch: At the heart of our NEW Holiday Collection - and everything we do - is our award-winning, estate-produced, Extra Virgin Olive Oil. This season, discover 30 new and unique gifts that include products from our entire portfolio: from olive oil and culinary gift sets to estate-produced wines, and our popular ODE Natural Beauty gifts. We have new gifts for everyone on your list! Also hosting a Christmas Market daily 11 am to 7 pm through December 31. Make reservations by calling 866-617-6779 or emailing visit@mcevoyranch.com.

Piano Farm: This Bloomfield-area regenerative farm has opened a new online shop featuring their farm-grown and -made fire cider, jams, and grains, including polenta.

Redwood Hill Farm—Capracopia: Shop Capracopia extra virgin olive oil estate produced at Redwood Hill Farm in the hills of Sebastopol. A perfect gift, the taste of Sonoma County!  $15, 8 oz. in decorative bottle and label. Call Scott to arrange pick up at the farm at 707-591-3389.  Or visit our website to order online and have it shipped.

Sola Bee Farms: The Tauzer family focuses on sustainable farming and beekeeping practices for the health of their bees, the lands, and their customers. You can shop for myriad gift collections featuring their honey, including special honey varietals, and delightful sets partnering with artisanal jewelry makers, farms, and ranches. Find a store carrying their products near you, or order online.

BODY CARE, PERSONAL GIFTS & HOME GOODS

Bodega Pastures: This ecological 1,000-acre sheep ranch collective in west Sonoma County, has a wealth of wool products for home and fiber arts! Choose from a broad range of natural, dyed, and plant-dyed yarns, batting, and roving, for your knitting, weaving, spinning, and felting projects. Or shop for luscious sheepskins as well as wool-filled comforters, mattress toppers, and pillows for healthy sleep. Call 707-327-6816 to order, and inquire for latest offerings.

Casari Ranch & Gardens: This Bodega ranch has launched an online store, featuring their organic grass-fed lamb, organic wool pillows, harvest baskets, books, art, and more. You can also enjoy discounts on wellness equine coaching. Pickup at the ranch (address will be provided) or order for shipping. Order online.

Holiday Craft Market at Healdsburg Farmers' Market: Each Saturday until Christmas, the farmers' market opens up a third aisle and fills it with beautiful crafts, body care items, fun gifts, and home goods from local artisan. Visit the website for a listing of participating vendors.

  • West Plaza parking lot, North and Vine Streets, Healdsburg. Saturdays through Dec. 19, 8:30 am to 12 pm (until 12:30 for Dec. dates only)

Lavender Bee Farm: Order online for honey and lavender products from this family-run lavender and beekeeping farm!

Lynn's Lavender: This charming lavender farm in West County has launched an online store of the custom personal care products plus unique jewelry, garden gifts, and decor. Among the special gifts are lotions, body scrubs, body scrubs, and hydrosols featuring all-natural ingredients including lavender, of course! (Note: The farm store is closed to the public.)

Monte-Bellaria di California: This Sebastopol lavender, olive, and beekeeping farm is open Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am to 4 pm, from Nov. 14 to Dec. 20, for your holiday shopping needs. Choose from a wide range of estate lavender and olive oil products for cooking, home, and body care, including essential oils, hydrosols, soaps, fragrances, and culinary products. Includes wonderful gift collections for everyone on your list! Also selling 1-gallon rooted lavender plants for your garden. Mention "Farm Trails" for 10% discount!

Soap Cauldron: As members of the local maker movement, we create artisan skin and bath products locally with all natural ingredients in our family owned and operated company. Order online for a full range of gift collections, including a special Winter Solstice bath and beauty package.

Sonoma Wool Company: Shop for practical wool products from your home sourced from 100% USA family ranches. Chemical-free, additive-free. Products include bedding, dish mat, dryer balls, pet toys, and more.

Tara Firma Farms: You may know this farm for their pastured meats for their CSA members, but they are offering to the public special Gift Soap Packages made with their own tallow, by local soapmaker Soap Cauldron!

wreaths & decor

Full Bloom Flower Farm: This West County no-till flower farm has opened a new self-serve farm stand, where you buy beautifully crafted holiday wreaths and decor through Christmas. You can also order online for herbal salves and creams, CSA flower subscriptions, and other merchandise for the flower lover in your life.

JoLee Blooms & Design: Located in West Sonoma County, this floral design shop specializes in locally and sustainably grown, freshly harvested, and seasonally available flowers and foliage and our unique gardenwild design style. Preorder 12" holiday wreaths now for delivery throughout locations in the North Bay and Bay Area, or for shipping.

Oak Hill Farm: This Glen Ellen farm is renowned for their seasonal wreaths featuring field-grown flowers and other floral elements. You can shop for their holiday wreaths as well as a range of special food gift collections at their Red Barn Store on site.

  • 15101 Sonoma Highway 12, Glen Ellen. Saturdays & Sundays, 9 am to 3 pm.
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Preorder a farm-grown holiday wreath from JoLee Blooms & Design

wine, beer, cider & spirits

In addition to being wonderful pairings with your holiday feasts, these locally grown and made libations make thoughtful gifts. Many are offering special gift collections including libations, apparel, artisan good, and pantry items. Bonus: All offer online ordering and shipping! Note that as of Dec. 12, the Stay-Home Order prohibits tastings and outdoor service. To go, curbside pickup, and delivery are allowed. Check with each producer for options.

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