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We have an Appetite for Green

 

Green Awards

  • Green Business Certification 2011 from Sonoma County Green Business Program
  • Best Practice Award from Business Environmental Alliance 2007; in recognition of environmentally sound business practices
  • Trees for the Future; 800 trees planted in honor of Oliver's Market
  • Leader in Sustainability from the Leadership Institute of Economy and Ecology

Green Certified Partners

  • Alvarado Bakery
  • Becoming Independent
  • Kunde Family Estate Winery
  • Alexander Winery
  • Benzinger Winery
  • Chateau St. Jean Winery
  • Gundluach Bundschau Winery
  • J Vineyards
  • Jordan Winery
  • Simi Winery
  • Frates Consulting

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Where "Local" Means Sonoma County

To us Local means Sonoma County -- period. Not Marin, not Napa, and definitely not the state of California, as some of our competitors define it.

From the day we opened our doors in 1988, we’ve built our business on the simple premise that the best food and wine in the world are produced here, in Sonoma County. We didn’t feel like we were pioneers at the time, but as people have come to understand and embrace the value of locally grown and made food and the value of shopping locally, we realize we were part of the early days of the movement.

As a Sonoma County business, we’ve built enduring relationships with local growers, makers, and manufacturers, because they make the foods and wines we love. Many of them were getting started when we were. Now they are nationally known, but for us, they are still old friends who often delivered products to our Cotati store in their cars back in the late 1980s.

Along with local products being excellent choices for taste and quality reasons, buying locally also improves our local economy. The dollars you spend at local retailers buying local products support other local businesses and our tax base, too!

Tasting Notes

Matt Rice

It’s Memorial Day Weekend Grillin’ Time!

Memorial Day is upon us. The extended holiday weekend is the unofficial start to summer and grilling season. That's right folks, it's time to clean off the patio, fire up the grill and have a barbeque while remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. 

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Let’s Taco ‘Bout Cinco de Mayo

It's the beginning of May and all of a sudden you’re craving chips and salsa and a frosty margarita for some reason. Then it dawns on you...it's Cinco de Mayo! 

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Get Your Smoke On!

Take your outdoor cooking to the next level with your very own, limited edition, Mark West smoker. From now until Tuesday April 25th, stop by your neighborhood Oliver’s Market and enter to win a Mark West smoker.

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