Tag Archive: local

Local Farm Tours with CUESA

After numerous visits to local farms with CUESA, I thought I’d share some photos from the most recent trip. Especially since fall in northern California is really our official summer when much of the best produce… Continue reading

Spotted / Oakland, CA / Oakland Supply Co.

Oakland Supply Co. is a relatively new concept shop brought to you by the folks at Oaklandish, a civic pride-oriented apparel company that has been spreading the local love in the community through public art and… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Gravel & Gold

This colorful little gem in the Mission is owned by a collective of creative women who stock their handmade wares, as well as those of many other local and independent artists and makers. You’ll find a selection… Continue reading

Spotted SF / SOMA / SF Flower Mart

San Francisco is surely blooming in this most gorgeous weather! And a spot I like to pop into to see so many of these blossoms is the SF Flower Mart. This massive space takes up… Continue reading

Spotted / Fairfax, CA / The Garage

I recently discovered The Garage in Fairfax, a quaint little town just a short drive from San Francisco. This former vacant car repair shop now serves as a retail space for vintage and… Continue reading

Meet the Makers 03: Farmgirl Flowers

I couldn’t think of a better way to kick-off spring than seeing all that’s in bloom at the San Francisco Flower Mart and spending a morning with the Farmgirl Flowers. I’m always looking… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Dogpatch / Workshop Residence

A spot definitely worth visiting when in the Dogpatch is The Workshop Residence. With its massive wooden doors boldly marked “WORK” and “SHOP”, you can’t miss it. This open studio and retail space… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Berkeley / Tail of the Yak

Here is a precious little shop that  specializes in all sorts of pretty. The selections are absolutely exquisite and ever-changing—ranging from antique to new, and from the globally sourced to the locally made.… Continue reading

Support & Kickstart: This is Oakland

Anyone who features and photographs my beloved SF Bay Area has my heart. And I can’t think of anyone who’s done it more lovelier than Melissa Davis and Kristen Loken. This is Oakland is… Continue reading