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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

Let’s Hear it for Dad!

This Sunday is Father's Day, a day to celebrate and honor dear old Dad. That means it's time to pick out a gift to show him how much you appreciate all that he has done for you throughout your life. Here at Oliver's Market, we have the perfect gift for him, and any other father figure in your life - American Whiskey!

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Sensational Stone Fruits are Here!

This week we're offering Fitzgerald Kelly peaches and nectarines. Fitzgerald Kelly is a sustainable peach and nectarine grower from Kingsburg, which is just south of Fresno. His fruit is lovingly farmed through the growing season, and then hand-picked and hand-packaged at the peak of ripeness, resulting in outstanding quality season after season. 

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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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