Some of our favorite local California partners and products
Misha’s Kind Food
Aaron Bullock & Ian Martin, Founders
Aaron and Ian share the passion so many people have for eating cheese and were determined to create a plant-based product that was both creamy and full of flavor. After endless hours spent in the kitchen using traditional cheese-making methods, Misha’s Kind Foods was born. Misha’s Kind Foods is committed to making delicious cheese alternatives made with almond- and cashew milk, blended with locally sourced fresh herbs, vegetables and spices.
Golden State Cider
Jolie Devoto, Cofounder
Golden State Cider is dedicated to supporting apple tree farms and creates high-quality crafted ciders to celebrate a rich variety of West Coast apples. The beautiful aromas and flavors are at the center of their orchard-to-can cider-making model.
Steve Hearst, Vice President
Founded in 1865 and located in California’s Central Coast in San Simeon, Hearst Ranch is proud to offer grass-fed beef raised with no antibiotics, ever, and no added hormones. Inspired by generations of tradition, Steve is committed to animal care and welfare. Hearst Ranch’s Animal Welfare Certified step-4-rated meat is seasonally available throughout spring and summer months.
Coke Farm Strawberries
Christine Coke, Co-Owner
Coke Farm is dedicated to providing delicious, healthy, organic produce. They are nationally known for packing their strawberries in ReadyCycle recyclable cardboard, in an effort to divert some waste from landfills.
Whole Food Bar
Brenden Schaefer, Founder
After burning through highly processed bars and quick-crash juices, Los Angeles–based Bright Bar decided it was time for the simplicity of great food to be celebrated. So they made it happen. Bright Bar combines organic veggies, fruits, superfoods and nuts into an organic snack. Simple and delicious — it doesn’t get better than that.
Diestel Family, Owners
Diestel Turkey, a family-owned and -operated ranch based in Sonora, California, is dedicated to raising turkeys. They ensure each turkey is fully matured at its naturally intended weight, feeding it a slow-growth feed using corn and soy that they mill on their farm each day — all part of producing excellent turkeys.
Dosa by DOSA
Salads, Samosas & Wraps
Anjan & Emily Mitra, Cofounders
Husband-wife team Anjan and Emily Mitra combined their shared passion for the rich diversity of Indian cuisine into Michelin Award–winning restaurant, Dosa by DOSA. Based in San Francisco, they make pre-packed salads, samosas and wraps using authentic recipes for a fresh take on Indian cuisine.
Durst Organic Growers
Fruits & Veggies
Jim and Deborah Durst, Founders
Durst Organic Growers have been growing delicious fruits and veggies since the 1800s — more than four generations ago. Jim and Deborah Durst now lead the farm, cultivating their delicious produce from melons to their sweet and flavorful cherry tomatoes in Esparto, California. They’re committed to feeding the soil and leaving it better than it was.
Plant-based grab-and-go meals
David Medak, founder
Everyone deserves to enjoy great-tasting, nutritious food. That’s the belief that spurred David to create Eat Güd, which makes plant-based, gluten-free meals. Their specialties include collard wraps and plant-based meatballs with marinara.
Full Belly Farm
Produce and Flowers
Andrew Brait, Judith Redmond, Paul Muller, Dru Rivers, Jenna Muller & Amon Muller, Owners
Located in the Capay Valley of northern California, Full Belly Farm grows over 80 varieties of vegetables, fruits and flowers year-round on their beautiful 400-acre farm. They practice stewardship through soil management, water conservation and on-farm energy production since 1984. Their multigenerational family farm takes pride in providing a truly exceptional farm-to-table connection.
Hak's Dressings and BBQ Sauce
Dressings & BBQ Sauce
Sharone Hakman, Founder
After years in the financial world, Sharone Hakman decided it was time to follow his heart. He began pursuing his career as a chef and, in 2011, opened his own food company. With celebrity chefs calling his signature sauce “the best [they’d] ever had,” Haks Dressings and BBQ Sauce continues bringing delicious sauces to the masses — all with high-quality ingredients.
Jake Godby & Sean Vahey, Cofounders
The ice cream duo behind Humphry Slocombe is known far and wide for their adult flavors that are anything but vanilla. But there’s also vanilla.
Jeff & Justin Wiguna, cofounders
Nothing interrupts coffee time, not even multiday backpacking excursions. Created by brothers Jeff and Justin, Kuju Coffee brings premium, single-serve, pour-over coffee to people on the go in the outdoors.
Mary’s Free Range Chicken
Mary Pitman, Founder
Family owned and operated, Mary’s Free Range Chicken is produced in Sanger, California. All of their chickens are Animal Welfare Certified step 3 and above. They’ve been family run since 1954, and it’s third-generation farmer Mary Pitman who leads the company today.
Mac & Yease
Plant-based mac & cheese
Ayindè Howell, founder
One day, Chef Ayindè had a thought: Everyone, regardless of dietary preference, should be able to enjoy his great-grandmother Mary’s baked mac and cheese. We’re paraphrasing a bit, but the sentiment holds true. Ayindè adjusted this classic, comforting recipe to create Mac & Yease, which is made without dairy and nuts.
Maxine’s Heavenly Cookies
Pumpkin Pecan Spiced Cookies
Robert Petrarca, Founder
Based in Los Angeles, Maxine’s Heavenly Cookies believes that every meal deserves what they like to call “a little button at the end” or in another word: cookies. Using high-quality ingredients, they craft delicious made-from-scratch cookies, like their Pumpkin Pecan Spice Cookie, to share.
Something Better Foods
Plant-based meat alternatives
Chef GW Chew, founder
Chef Chew grew up eating meat-heavy Southern food and saw many of his friends and family suffer from chronic disease. So he made a change in his own eating. Fast forward to today, and he’s the proud founder of Something Better Foods, which specializes in plant-based meat alternatives like a non-meat steak that puts some plants in the traditional Philly cheesesteak.
Sun & Swell
Kate & Bryan Flynn, cofounders
Kate and Bryan created Sun & Swell to take the guesswork out of convenient snacking. With five ingredients or fewer, all of their products are organic and vegan. From organic oats and almond butter to on-the-go cookie bites, Sun & Swell provides ingredients for an active lifestyle.
Wyatt Taubman, Kyle Withycombe & JR Simich, cofounders
Organic and kosher certified, Vive Organic aims to make natural, cold-pressed shots with fresh fruits accessible to all. Vive carefully sources ingredients to make their best-selling supplement shot packed with ingredients like organic ginger, turmeric and echinacea.
Wild Joy Goods
Michael Antonorsi, Artisan & Founder
Wild Joy makes delicious, chewy jerky — out of bananas. Each fair trade banana is marinated in olive oil and apple cider vinegar before being turned into the sweet and savory plant-based snack it is.
Xander Oxman & Geoff McFarlane, Cofounders
Winc was founded in Buellton, California, by Xander Oxman and Geoff McFarlane under a shared belief that wine should be simpler to get and easier to enjoy. With a wine selection that includes many featured at restaurants worldwide, Winc offers an online member experience allowing a community of wine lovers to get their hands on Winc’s selection of curated premium wines.
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