Meet the FEED Bin! FEEDing the People truth, strength & beauty!
Join in support of the farming community that is F.E.E.D. Sonoma, California's first farmer- & employee-owned fresh-produce Cooperative. These dynamic times are moments of immense challenge for many, our hearts are with you...and yet, together with our farmer community we have the opportunity to Build a Food System Foundation with roots in ecological stewardship today, and for all future generations...JOIN US! Building the Foundation...together
Enter FEED Sonoma's FEED Bin! Putting the freshest produce possible on your table every week, an investment in the farmers, an investment in your children, an investment in the Earth.
What's Inside the Bin this week : for delivery the week of March 2 - March 6, 2021
Visit our Product List page to see what is available. We're growing and so is our product list. Check the website weekly for new items.
FEED Bin FAQs
HOW TO GET STARTED
BECOMING a CUSTOMER: Would you prefer to buy fresh healthy & organically grown food from your local farmers? Are you interested in building a truthful food system foundation for all children? Register as a Customer.
PLEASE NOTE: When creating your account choose your appropriate "distribution location." This is where you will be picking up your FEED Bin, or having it delivered.
MINI-HUB AGGREGATION POINTS: Pickup locations create a tremendous amount of efficiency for the food system. See our list below for current mini hubs locations provided by engaged businesses throughout the North Bay Area. Please check the list for a mini-hub aggregation point near you. To create your own mini-hub We need at least 10 subscribers, a hub leader, and a secure and monitored location where we can drop deliveries. Think you can swing it? Shoot us an email!
OTHER MINI-HUB TIPS: If you've been invited by a community member to a "private" mini-hub, make sure that your mini-'ohana has agreed to call your pickup location a specific name, such as "ShangriLa Co-Housing" and place that mini-hub name in the 'Organization' window when creating your account profile.
PRODUCTS & PRODUCERS
True Grass Farms, Tomales: What can we say? So let's hear it from Head Grazier Guido Frosini himself! "True Grass Farms is an active leader in the carbon farm planning movement. We graze our animals for ecological benefits on coastal prairie and oak savanna, while collaborating with Point Blue Conservation Science, who helps monitor our grasslands and grazing protocols. Our goal is to restore your connection to land through transparency, ecological mindfulness while feeding our community." Eat up Good People! This land stewardship gonna FEED you up!
Olla Products, Santa Rosa: get your bone broth on Good People !! what better time to nurture your body and soul than right here and now! Olla (pronounced oh-yeah) produces the highest quality bone broth available. Their broth is made using only pasture raised animals locally sourced in Sonoma County and prepared using the classic techniques Olla's founder learned as a chef in Spain. The perfect foundation for any recipe where added depth and complexity are needed.
Filigreen Farm, Booneville: Farmers Stephanie and Chris have long been invaluable land stewards and Biodynamic fruit growers in the Anderson Valley. Their devotion to the land is at a depth we simply bow down to , and the fruit that comes from Filigreen Farm is always a sacred experience. Having always been an integral contributor to our wholesale model, FEED Sonoma is honored to introduce Filigreen Farm to the FEED Bin community!
Kiss the Flower Honey Co, Sebastopol: Our beloved friend and apiary devotee & Head Nectar Director, Dewitt Barker, is here for your raw honey goodness! Raw honey, honeycomb, pollen. Say YES with us all! Raw and unpasteurized honey contains active enzymes and anti-microbial properties. Available right here, right now!
Taproot Medicine, Sebastopol: Herbal medicine maker Charlotte Connors and her team lovingly create powerful herbal syrups to bolster your immune system's support during times of stress and threat...raise your vitality here with the Taproot Strong Lung Syrup, Wellness Syrup, and Strong Woman Syrup.
Green Star Farm, Sebastopol: Sarah Silva is a strong woman! She raises her birds on Green Star pasture 24x7 and uses the highest quality feed available. Grown-in-the-USA, certified organic and soy-free. We celebrate our sisters in the fields! Thank you Sarah for your devotion to this earth.
Coastal Hill Farm, Petaluma: Bobby Foehr has been providing pastured chicken eggs to the FEED Sonoma wholesale community for the past 7 years! Check out his eggs in our storefront!
Tomales Farmstead Creamery, Tomales: Get your fresh chèvre here! Tantalizingly tart and most definitely fresh. Spoon on top of a salad, spread onto your favorite bread or cracker...yum!
CURRENT MINI-HUB AGGREGATION LOCATIONS
Restaurants and businesses that offer up space and energy are champions of our local farm economy and are instrumental in building the foundation of a sustainable food system in the North Bay Area. We are incredibly grateful for the participation of all our hubs!
Santa Rosa, Railroad Square (Tuesdays): Miracle Plum. You know it's true, Sallie and Gwen are raising up a super beautiful vibe at their slice of light in town, one block off the square. Pick up your FEED Bin and enjoy the rainbow that Sonoma County offers.
Santa Rosa, Airport Blvd (Saturdays): Tierra Vegetables Farm Stand. We can hardly express the depth of gratitude to Lee and Wayne James, the hearts & hands AND feet of the legendary Tierra Vegetables. Lee and Wayne are absolute gurus of the Sonoma County farming community. Mahalo nui loa Auntie Lee & Uncle Wayne! There is hope for the future of farming in Sonoma County!
Sebastopol, South-ish (Tuesdays & Fridays): Food Mechanic. We must all be aware, in times of crisis, our food purveyors, such as Food Mechanic, also are losing massive amounts of business. Choose Food Mechanic, pick up your FEED Bin and grab one of their amazing salads.
Healdsburg, Westside (Tuesdays): Dragonfly Floral. Carlisle and the Dragonfly team are offering an amazing gathering point of vital needs for your pantry, as well as for your home garden! Careful not to grow tooooo much though...we need you to stay connected to the 'ohana that is FEED Sonoma! :)
Healdsburg, Northwest (Fridays): Dry Creek General Store. We welcome Gia and her amazing location as a mini-hub of goodness for those out Dry Creek Valley and beyond.
Sonoma Town, on the Square (Fridays): Taub Family Outpost. Chef Trevor Anderson has been one of our long term integral chef collaborators within the traditional FEED Sonoma wholesale business. We are incredibly grateful for Trevor and his team at the newly opened Taub Family Outpost. Find them right on the Square in the town of Sonoma and be sure to support them if you are in the area.
Sonoma, South (Tuesdays): Sangiacomo Family Wines.
San Francisco, Mission District (Tuesdays & Fridays): Gemini Bottle Company.
San Francisco, Cow Hollow (Tuesdays & Fridays): MIXT. That's right Marina and Cow Hollow faithful! MIXT to the rescue! The FEED Sonoma-MIXT collaboration is in full effect y'all!
San Francisco, Russian Hill (Tuesdays & Fridays): Split. Did someone say they need some love at the base of the Hill? Well then, Polk Street is where it's at. Order up for Tuesday and/or Friday, and pick up at Split. This is food system abundance married with efficiency for your farm community!
Berkeley, West End (Fridays): Potliquor Kitchen. Thank you Laura and Jennifer! You lovely ladies are the first official mini-hub in the East Bay. Mahalo nui for your belief in building a better existence for the next generation, and doing that with celebrating the food that grows in our midst. You two are rad!
Oakland, Lake Merritt/Broadway (Tuesdays & Fridays): MIXT. Yes! we are ready to drop in some serious goodness on our East Bay brothers and sisters! Set up your account and choose MIXT on Broadway as your delivery location.