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 Farmcreams, tinctures & salves

 

For the Home: useful and beautiful additions...

Antique Societyvintage items for interior decor

Beekindbeeswax 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:

First Light Farm

Glenhill Farm & Gardens

Green Star Farm

Laguna Farm

Open Field Farm

Singing Frogs Farm

Tara Firma Farms

Tierra Vegetables

 

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

Lowell's: farm-to-table

Nick's Cove: local food on the coast

Russian River Valley: restaurant farm, wine tasting 

Zazu Kitchen + Farmfarm-raised pork & cocktails

 

Farmstead Cheese: delicious & decadent...

Bellwether Farms: order online, or at local markets 

Bohemian Creamerygoat, cow, sheep & water buffalo

Freestone Artisan Cheeselocal 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 Cheeseshop in downtown Sonoma

 

Libations: world-renowned cider, beer, spirits & wine...

A lovely gift for addition to any party or package, our favorites include:

Golden State Cider

Horse & Plow Cider

Tilted Shed Ciderworks 

Spirit Works Distillery

Woodfour Brewing Co. 

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 Farmopen by appointment

Laguna Farmsauces, fermented foods

LaLa's Jam Bar: farmstore in Petaluma

Kozlowski Farms: preserves, mustard, & more

Tierra Vegetableschili jam, goes great with cheese