Member Resources

California Mask Guidance: Visit this site for the latest mask guidance from the CDPH. Sonoma County public health rules may be more restrictive, so be sure to check for those as well. (See below).

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Food and Agriculture: Take time to periodically review this web section for the latest guidance from the California Department of Food & Agriculture on best practices for operation farm stands, farmers' market, and all other ag-related production, processing, and service operations.

UCCE Sonoma Ag Fact Sheets: Visit this helpful portal for the latest on rules and regulations for dairy and eggs, agritourism, cottage food production, farmstays, meat processing, and much more. And feel free to contact the UCCE Sonoma Agricultural Ombudsperson Kerry McGrath with any questions.

SoCo Launch: SoCo Launch is a Sonoma EDB's hub for all COVID-related business resources.

SoCo Emergency | Coronavirus Response: This website is a clearinghouse for all information from the County related to the pandemic, including health orders, vaccines, and testing.

Sonoma County Department of Environmental Health & Safety: If you are processing, preparing, serving, or selling food and nonalcoholic beverage to customers, be sure you are in compliance with the County's regulations. You may need a temporary food permit or cottage food registration or permit. Review the Food Safety Program section and contact the department directly with any questions.

Permit Sonoma Agricultural Regulations: Visit this section to find out allowed with and without a permit for small-scale agricultural farm sales, CSAs, promotional activities, tasting room, cottage food production, and more. More guidance on when to seek a permit for special or cultural events is here.