Holiday Gift Ideas
Looking for an alternative to the barrage of overly packaged, highly processed, heavily branded & exceedingly far-traveled consumer goods? Then look no further then the Farm Trails! Nothing beats gifts that are hand-made, home-grown, artfully packaged and carefully produced. Below are some ideas for lovely holiday gifts. We encourage you to shop locally with our exceptional artisans this holiday season.
For the Body: luxurious soaps, salves, bath salts & more...
Soap Cauldron: handmade soaps
Monte-Bellaria di California: European style lavender products
Lynn's Lavender: lavender products & antiques
The Goat Farm (pictured): soaps, % of sales toward fire relief
Full Bloom Flower Farm: creams, tinctures & salves
For the Home: useful and beautiful additions...
Antique Society: vintage items for interior decor
Beekind: beeswax candles & more
Healdsburg SHED: fine supplies for the epicurean
Sonoma Wool Company: wool products for kitchen & laundry
For the Garden: seeds, plants, trees, landscaping...
Bamboo Sourcery 7.5 acres of gardens
Cottage Gardens of Petaluma fruit trees, natives & flowers
Garden Valley Ranch roses & garden shop
Grow Gardens Nursery edible and ornamental
Harmony Farm Supply pots, plants, gifts for the gardener
Island Breezes Bamboomicro-nursery
Momiji Nursery Japanese Maples
Petaluma Seed Bank heirloom seeds, books & more
Veggie Box Subscriptions: farm security & healthy food
Order a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) subscription for a loved one who enjoys cooking:
Farm-to-Table Gift Certificates: the delight of dining out...
Backyard: recent Snail of Approval winner
Drake's Sonoma Coast Kitchen: sea-to-table food on Bodega Bay
The Drawing Board (pictured): "dirt-worshipping foodies"
the girl & the fig: seasonal, French inspired
Handline: sea-to-table in Sebastopol
Hazel: family-run, Mediterranean inspired
John Ash & Co.: wine county dining
Nick's Cove: local food on the coast
Russian River Valley: restaurant farm, wine tasting
Zazu Kitchen + Farm: farm-raised pork & cocktails
Farmstead Cheese: delicious & decadent...
Bellwether Farms: order online, or at local markets
Bohemian Creamery: goat, cow, sheep & water buffalo
Freestone Artisan Cheese: local cheese, vinegars & more
Tomales Farmstead Creamery: animal welfare approved
Two Rock Valley Goat Cheese: local farmers markets
Valley Ford Cheese Co.: order online, or at local markets
Vella Cheese: shop in downtown Sonoma
Libations: world-renowned cider, beer, spirits & wine...
A lovely gift for addition to any party or package, our favorites include:
and local wineries:
Beltane Ranch, Davis Family, Dry Creek Vineyard, Dutton Ranch, Dutton-Goldfield, Ferrari-Carano, Front Porch Farm, Horse & Plow, Jordan Vineyard, Korbel, Larson Family Winery, Marimar Estate, Martinelli Winery, Matanzas Creek, Porter Creek, Preston Farm and Winery, Rodney Strong, Russian River Vineyards, Tolay Springs, & Truett Hurst Winery.
Honey: divine nectar...
Beekind: local honey & beeswax candles
Bloomfield Bee's Honey: selling honey & bees
Hector's Honey & Farm: family owned and operated
Lavender Bee Farm: honey available online
Oak Hill Farm: honey & more available at farmstand
Estate Grown Olive Oil: a delectable, nutrient-dense staple
Beltane Ranch olive oil and wine
Belos Cavalos: proceeds fund equine therapy
McEvoy Ranch: Organic
Monte-Bellaria di California: order online
Preston Farm & Winery: available in tasting room/shop
Jams, Jellies & Sauces: bountiful harvests preserved...
Gabriel Farm: open by appointment
Laguna Farm: sauces, fermented foods
LaLa's Jam Bar: farmstore in Petaluma
Kozlowski Farms: preserves, mustard, & more
Tierra Vegetables: chili jam, goes great with cheese