Tag Archives: Local Specialties

Farmers Markets in November

In the Netherlands, farmers markets are different, there is a fabric market, a produce┬ámarket, a book market etc. My favorite ones had flowers, food, cheese, fabrics, notions etc etc. Only when temperatures are below freezing point not all vendors would … Continue reading

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The Sonoma County Fair

Sonoma County has strong agricultural roots. As early as 1920, Sonoma County was ranked as the eighth most agriculturally productive U.S county and a leading producer of poultry products, hops, grapes, prunes, apples and dairy products, largely due to the … Continue reading

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The best brownies in town.

Moving to a new area is a busy time. A lot of changes, finding your way around town and finding your favorite stores. Time for comfort food. Brownies is a great comfort food, but not just any brownie, only the … 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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It’s all about food…

Sonoma County has such a variety on great restaurants and we all have our favorites. Yours truly doesn’t go out that much for dinner or breakfast but when we do, ofcourse, we have our favorites. For me, the best breakfast … Continue reading

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It’s all about food…

Addicted to Chocolate? Welcome to Sonoma County. The place to go for an abundance of good food and delicacies. A great place to satisfy your craving: Viva Cocolat in Petaluma. The hot sipping chocolate is truly a special experience. On … Continue reading

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Allergies and Honey

Many people who moved to Sonoma County have found that our plentiful supply of local honey is a very helpful natural remedy for allergies. Last week, while showing property, we stopped by the local Honey stall at 1295 Bloomfield Road … Continue reading

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