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Carmel Plaza, Mission between Ocean and 7th
Offering attire for men and women who prefer a classic look.
Pacific Trading Co.
1224 Pacific Ave.
504C Bay Ave.
Independent, local, family-owned women’s apparel boutique.
ART GALLERIES & HOUSEWARES
310 Harvest Drive
Locally designed and handmade slumped-glass plates, bowls and serving dishes that add famed art and style to the dining room.
Bluestone Imports/The Active Towel
2801 Mission St. (the Wrigley Building)
Extensive collection of quick-drying, authentic, flat-woven bamboo and cotton Turkish robes and towels (The Active Towel) as well as scarves, jewelry, pillow covers, spa kits and other items imported from Istanbul and Venice.
BARS, BREWERIES AND TAPROOMS
515 Kitchen & Cocktails
515 Cedar St.
This downtown Santa Cruz rooftop destination for exception craft cocktails also offers a downstairs wine bar and a full dining menu in both locations.
East End Gastropub
1501 41st Ave.
Local gastropub serving handcrafted food, beer and wine.
Peter B’s Brewpub
2 Portola Plaza
Monterey’s first craft brewery features delicious, locally brewed beer and an innovative menu including vegetarian and gluten-free options.
Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing
402 Ingalls St., Ste. 27
An award-winning, certified-organic craft brewery featuring wildly imaginative seasonal beers, hard ciders, draught root beer and kombucha.
Trailside Café and Beer Garden
3 Del Fino Place
Café and beer garden with handcrafted food and a rotating draft selection of 15 beers and one cider plus over 40 bottled selections including Belgian, German and ciders.
West End Tap & Kitchen
334D Ingalls St.
Local gastropub serving handcrafted food, beer and wine.
an epicurious lifestyle
104 Bronson St., Ste. 13
An epicurious lifestyle is an event-based commercial kitchen and dining space in Santa Cruz.
Carmel Private Chef curates unique culinary experiences that cater to your tastes. From private dinner parties and special celebrations, to meal delivery, cooking classes and corporate events – we are your trusted partner in the kitchen. We support local farms and purveyors, using seasonal and organic ingredients wherever possible. We are honored to serve our community with delicious food that celebrates sustainability. Gift certificates available upon request.
Santa Cruz Waldorf School
2190 Empire Grade
The Waldorf School curriculum is filled with a rich and deep study of the whole of human experience, engaging head, heart, and hands—math, sciences, and reading, fully integrated with artistic development and physical engagement (handwork, woodwork, movement).
FARMS, RANCHES, CSAs AND CFSs
Retail: 7250 Carmel Valley Road
The country’s largest organic grower, Earthbound Farm has been delivering delicious, clean produce to the local community for more than 30 years.
Live Earth Farm
Watsonville based, with a new farm stand 10am–3pm on weekends at 1275 Green Valley Road and CSA pickup throughout the Monterey Bay and South Bay regions. Committed to sustainable food through a CSA, farmers’ markets and on-farm farm stand and education.
GREEN PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Professional knife sharpening services for business and home kitchen; also offering high-quality knives and accessories for purchase.
14201 Del Monte Blvd.
Provides local businesses recycling and a chance to convert food scraps into green energy and compost through its Organics to Energy Program; offers consumers recycling services, workshops and home composting supplies.
800 Walker St.
Packaging solutions from our hands to your farm.
HEALING AND WELLNESS
800 Bethany Drive
The nation’s newest immersive learning center located among the ancient redwoods on a 75-acre campus. Join us for personal growth, professional development, and health and wellness.
1077 Cass St.
Healing simply, simply healing with Kristan Roth, a healer with more than 20 years of experience in acupuncture and a number of other modalities. Now partnering with Dr. Koji Okazaki at Acupuncture Clinic by the Sea!
Life, executive and leadership coach; your trusted partner in success.
Based in Atascadero; products sold online and at Carmel Valley Mercantile, Fastenal in Seaside and Scarborough Ace Hardware in Scotts Valley.
Life Elements is the maker of natural, handcrafted, cruelty-free body care products, some of which are vegan and EWG Verified. Try their new CBD and Honey Body Care lines!
Licensed home birth midwife offering full prenatal, home birth, water birth and postpartum care from conception to 6 weeks after birth.
HOME IMPROVEMENT/REUSE STORES
Habitat for Humanity/ReStore
4230 Gigling Road
719 Swift St.
A nonprofit home improvement store and donation center offering new and gently used furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances to the public. Proceeds build affordable homes, community and hope locally.
HOTELS AND RESORTS
Monte Verde Street and 7th Avenue
A romantic, full-service boutique, Relais & Chateau hotel is within walking distance of all that Carmel-by- the-Sea has to offer, including the iconic Carmel Beach.
Bernardus Lodge & Spa
415 W. Carmel Valley Road
Located in the heart of sunny Carmel Valley, Bernardus Lodge & Spa is an elegant and intimate luxury resort offering renowned dining and spa experiences and a 10-acre on-site estate vineyard.
InterContinental The Clement Monterey
750 Cannery Row
The premier luxury hotel in the heart of Cannery Row, situated right next to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and overlooking the pristine Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
400 Cannery Row
At Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa you’ll be able to enjoy the best of Northern California such as the Monterey Bay Aquarium, historic downtown Monterey and Fisherman’s Wharf, world-class golfing at Pebble Beach, shopping in Carmel, wine tasting in Carmel Valley and the memorable Big Sur coastline.
Pebble Beach Resorts
Stunning views, legendary golf, diverse and exceptional cuisine and luxury accommodations are all part of the world-renowned Pebble Beach experience.
Portola Hotel & Spa
2 Portola Plaza
A relaxing retreat in historic Monterey surrounded by unique shopping, fine dining, spectacular coastal trails and beaches.
Post Ranch Inn/Sierra Mar Restaurant
47900 Hwy. 1
A “sanctuary for the soul” offering the ultimate in luxurious coastal Big Sur lodging, including breathtaking views and exquisite dining.
Quail Lodge & Golf Club
8000 Valley Greens Drive
Quail Lodge features comfortable lodging, an 18-hole championship golf course, fitness center and sustainably sourced, seasonal cuisine on the Monterey Peninsula.
100 Campus Center, Building 201, Room 317
Public radio for the Monterey Bay area.
College radio broadcasting from UC Santa Cruz. Tune in for music, news, public affairs, sports, and more!
NURSERIES, LANDSCAPING AND GARDEN SUPPLIES
420 Water St.
A garden shop unlike any other: organic, bohemian, modern style from Santa Cruz.
14201 Del Monte Blvd.
Provider of premium-quality, OMRI-listed organic compost as well as topsoil and wood chips by the truckload at the district scales or bag-your-own at the on-site Last Chance Mercantile shop.
Terra Nova Ecological Landscaping
A full-service ecological landscaping company providing design, installation and maintenance of beautiful living systems for public and private lands.
PREPARED MEAL DELIVERY SERVICES
The Open Hearth
Delivering to the Aptos, Monterey, San Lorenzo Valley, Santa Cruz and Watsonville areas.
With the belief that food is medicine and eating well should be convenient, The Open Hearth provides delicious, deeply nourishing meals prepared with organic, plant-based and gluten-free ingredients for order à la carte or as part of a package.
Chardonnay Sailing Charters
704 Soquel Ave.
Excursions aboard the Chardonnay II are perfect for any age group and fun for everyone from seasoned sailors to first-time adventurers.
City of Santa Cruz Parks And Recreation
323 Church St., Santa Cruz
City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation department—providing recreational programming and park facilities to the Santa Cruz Community.
RESTAURANTS AND CAFÉS
SPECIALTY FOOD AND DRINK PURVEYORS
43 Ranch Olive Oil Mill & Tasting Room
65340 Los Lobos
Tasting $10 per person, refunded with purchase of extra virgin olive oil grown, harvested and milled in small batches on family ranch. Flexible hours, please call ahead for an appointment.
Big Sur Salts
PO Box 546
Craft salts that bring the color, tastes and aromas of Big Sur to you.
Jerome’s Carmel Valley Market
2 Chambers Lane
Jerome’s Carmel Valley Market is a chef-owned, friendly neighborhood market offering catering, local and organic produce, natural meats and seafood, and a great selection of domestic and imported wine, beer and microbrews.
1534 Fremont Blvd
A friendly and modern chef-owned and run artisanal butchery providing housemade charcuterie, sustainably and ethically raised meats as well as sandwiches and other prepared foods to eat in or take out. Catering also available.
The Quail & Olive
3 Pilot Road
A boutique featuring quality, California olive oils and vinegars, as well as natural skin care products and cookbooks for better health.
622 Soquel Ave.
Santa Cruz’s oldest and friendliest family-run market.
1275 S. Main St.
An independent grocer featuring the freshest, best tasting and finest selection of food in the Monterey Bay area; locally produced foods and wines are a specialty.
Stewart & Jasper Orchards
Monterey Plaza Hotel
400 Cannery Row, Ste. C
A family-owned almond grower committed to quality, eco-friendly practices, water conservation and customer service.
Vertigo Coffee Roasters
81 Fourth St.
San Juan Bautista
Specialty coffee roasters that also feature wood-fired cooking and craft beers.
Wild Roots Markets
6240 Hwy. 9
13159 Hwy. 9
Wild Roots’ mission is to nourish and sustain the community by offering the best, most wholesome food on the planet.
WINERIES AND TASTING ROOMS
3535 N. Main St.
700-G Cannery Row
Historic Santa Cruz County winery making award-winning wines since 1933 on the banks of Soquel Creek.
Cima Collina Tasting Room
19 E. Carmel Valley Road
Award-winning, artisanal wines from small Monterey vineyards. Tasting room is located in a picturesque historic building.
McIntyre Tasting Studio
169 Crossroads Blvd.
Small lot wines that embody the mountainous, maritime terroir.
Scheid Vineyards Tasting Room
San Carlos at 7th
Scheid Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room
1972 Hobson Ave.
Forty years of success in family winemaking in Salinas Valley.
1100 Fair Ave.
We’re a family owned and operated boutique urban winery and gathering place, making handcrafted unmanipulated single varietal wines and blends using Old World techniques and New World technology.
303 Potrero St., Ste. 35
Handcrafted wines made in the Santa Cruz Mountains; downtown Santa Cruz tasting room open daily.
25 Pilot Road
Enjoy renowned, award-winning pinots and chardonnays on the sunny terrace or spacious interior of Talbott’s tasting room in the heart of beautiful Carmel Valley.
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