Shop Local: San Francisco Bay Area


November 27th, 2011

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

Candy

Red Vines red licorice,mfg Oakland

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

Food

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

Cheese

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

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

Paints

Kelly Moore Paints, manufactured in San Carlos

Seeds

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 

Jigsaw Java puzzles & coffee shop

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 

 

 

 


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