Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Outdoors – Hiking

An other one of my favorite hikes is in Hood Mountain Regional Park. It is the hike to Gunsight Rock. The trailhead we usually pick is of Adobe Canyon road. It’s a beautiful and steady hike up with beautiful views … Continue reading

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Favorite Coffee Place

While you will find the usual coffee chains in Sonoma County –Starbucks, Peets-, we have some local places that are worth a try. One of them is Flying Goat coffee. You will find them on 3 locations in Sonoma County: … Continue reading

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Shopping for Groceries

When I moved to Santa Rosa about 12 years ago, I was recommended to try G&G market -a local grocery market- for their produce. And the recommendation was correct, I really like that store. Great selection, great produce. It is a store filled with … Continue reading

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Eating Organic in Sonoma County

The options for organic food are abundant. Besides the local farmers markets there are some great farm stands too. One is Tierra Vegetables: they are not officially organic but are called sustainably farmed. Personally I LOVE their strawberries. They are … Continue reading

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Shopping for groceries

Sonoma County has all the usual chains: Safeway, Raley’s Lucky’s etc so that’s easy. And there are 5 Whole Food stores: 2 in Santa Rosa, 1 in Sebastopol, 1 in Petaluma and 1 in Sonoma. The Whole Foods in Santa … Continue reading

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Need a good Chiropractor?

Moving to a new area means new doctors, new health care providers etc etc. Where to start? Ofcourse a great start is looking at the list provided by your health insurance. Still, who to call??? As to chiropractors, I highly … Continue reading

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The outdoors: hiking & biking

Although there are about 490,000 residents in Sonoma County of which about 170,000 residents live in Santa Rosa, the area by itself is fairly rural. Besides agriculture, there is an abundance of nature to enjoy. There are 49 regional parks … Continue reading

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