Here is a wide variety of online markets that sell many harder to find products. I always like to support local small businesses and farmers, so go and see what is available there first. There are lots of great farmers markets you can visit or they will deliver to your home.
Specialty Stores and Markets:
Jones and Bones(831) 462-0521
621 Captiola Rd. Capitola, CA across from Gayle’s Bakery on the way to the Villiage.
Specialty olive oils, citrus olive oils/vinegars, spices, exotic salts/peppers, varietal honey, vanilla/extracts, chocolate, palm sugar, kitchen equipment/accessories, lots of unique gourmet items and gifts that they will carefully pack and ship to your home! Exceptional customer service too!
Staff of Life is another great health food store in Santa Cruz/Felton, CA.-they have unsweetened/decaf Chai in the refrigerator that is made at the store which is sweetened with chicory root-the Bomb! They also have 100% rye pumpernickel bread-dense and molasses sweetened-great toasted.(not GF, but is wheat free and dairy free!) They have the best price for Hemp Milk too!
New Leaf Markets: Santa Cruz, Capitola, Boulder Creek, Felton, Half Moon Bay, San Jose/Evergreen www.NewLeaf.com
agave nectar, light coconut milk, almond milk, rice milk, soy milk, real maple syrup, chocolate, produce, meat, organic wine, oils, nuts, oats, vegan Earth Balance, stock/broth
gluten free oats, flours, vegan Earth Balance sticks/spread, tapioca starch, Eggology egg whites, almond paste, Valrhona cocoa powder, agave nectar, regular and light coconut milk, hemp milk, almond milk, rice milk, soy milk, real maple syrup/maple sugar, palm sugar, date sugar, sucanat, chocolate, natural food coloring, GF cookie decorations, Sunspire grain sweetened chocolate chips and drop candies, produce, meat, organic wine, oils, nuts, oats, stock/broth
AgricultureB2B is a site that allows you to search for purveyors of specialty meats, such as bison/buffalo.
Gluten-Free Oat Flour:
Cream Hill Estates-Certified Gluten-free Oat Flour made in Canada available at Health Food Stores
Bob’s Red Mill Certified Gluten-free Oat Flour www.Bobsredmill.com
Arrowhead Mills- also sells many grain flours (oat, quinoa, , Gluten Free Cornmeal, blue cornmeal etc…), gluten free oats/Oatmeal Or give them a call: (800) 858.4308
Blue Diamond- a nut company that sells good almond milk
Enjoy Life Foods-gluten free/grain sweetened chocolate chips
Pacific Foods- almond milk, hazelnut milk, rice milk, soy milk, chicken and vegetable stock. 503-692-9666
Tempt Hemp Milk- www.livingharvest.com
Sunspire-gluten- free chocolate chips, grain sweetened available also
- Helpful Websites and Articles
- Organic Skin Care: Organic skin care with no parabens, synthetic fragrance/colors, mineral oil, silicone or phthalates! They have products for expecting Moms, new Moms and babies!
- www.clinicalluxurybynature.com created by Gradon & made with care in Canada
Wake up with an aromatherapy shower using Organic skin care www.us.nyrorganic.com/shop/chefLauren
- Coconut Milk/Oil information, and another useful pdf on coconut oilnutritional information.Gluten Free Kosher Oats/Oat Flour: Bob’s Red Mill, Cream Hill Estates- Gluten Free, Dairy Free, and Soy Free Chocolate chips - Glutenfree.com- good source of a myriad of gluten free products.- Beehive Health – Another good source of all things gluten-free, out of San Jose, CA (webstore).
- Buffalo and Meat information , including purchasing sources.
Buffalo-meat, sausages etc… prmeatco.com for farmers market locations in the Bay area(including Campbell & SF)
Allergies and Intolerances:
Organic Skincare without wheat, dairy or sugar-www.usnyrorganic.com/shop/chefLauren
Heather Strang’s Wheat Free Blog
Allergy site by Author of Children’s books on children’s food allergies including milk and peanuts:
Childrens books on food allergies including peanuts and milk!
- Gluten Intolerance Group, Washington
gluten.netAuntJayne’s Gluten free blog: day to day living with celiac disease, with support and recipes.Healthy Lifestyle:
Ideal Bite: Great source for daily body care and organic helpful tips.
See Doctors and Health Professional Page for more Resources.