Shop Local: San Francisco Bay Area

April 2nd, 2022

Please help me add to this list of San Francisco Bay Area companies that still manufacture locally:


Red Vines red licorice,mfg Oakland

See’s Candies, factories in San Francisco and Los Angeles, sold everywhere.


Casa Chicas, Richmond CA natural salsas (package says 100% natural, no mysterious chemical ingredients listed)

Del Monte, originally in San Jose, new facility in Modesto is the largest canning factory in the world


Cowgirl Creamery  , Point Reyes Station has fabulous soft Humbolt Fog cheese, among others.

Harley Farms Goat Dairy, yummy soft goat cheeses, goat milk paint, goat soaps & toiletries and unique gift items. Goats & llamas for the kids and animal lovers to visit. 


Kelly Moore Paints, manufactured in San Carlos


Redwood City Seed Company mail order

Soaps, Cosmetics, Scents

LilyPad Naturally Made, Redwood City

Renee’s Handmade Soaps are a basic, non-trendy, good quality soap with a few simple ingredients made in the Santa Cruz mountains and often found at Los Gatos, Mountain View & Saratoga farmer’s markets.

The Soap Nymph, San Jose, you’ll also find her at local arts & crafts fairs. Lots of fun, gifty soaps but also many basic bars in yummy scents.

Harley Farms, Pescadero , soaps & lotions,  yummy soft goat cheeses, jams, honey, 

Gifts, Art, Books, Toys, Cards 

Woody Miller, Artist: Books, Holiday & Occasion Cards, Art, iPad apps

Beth Mostovoy of Honeybear Prints offs photography, notecards (available in many local shops & at streetfairs), frameable prints