Made In The Tri-Valley
Take home unique products from these local purveyors.
Locals rave about the delights cooked up at this chocolate shop, founded 20 years ago by confectioner Terri Vollmer and now owned by Jacqui Amayo, who has played a key role in the store’s success. Indulge in the famed dipped goods (fruit, nuts, pretzels and more). danvillechocolates.com
The century-old family business is based out of Livermore, with hives throughout the Bay Area and Central Valley. The raw, natural honey comes in flavors from wildflower to blackberry. gerardzhoneybees.com
Good Common Sense Naturals
This Pleasanton-based soap factory and retail store believes that you should love the skin you’re in. They offer handmade skin care products from the finest natural materials the earth has to offer. Customers rave about their organic products likes soaps with shea butter and scrubs with soothing lavender. goodcommonsense.com
The purveyors behind this Danville shop pride themselves on quiality at every stage of coffee preparation, including their locally roasted whole beans. Selections include Colombia Supremo, fair trade Guatemala Huehuetenango and Ethiopia Yirgacheffe. medleno.com
Rancho Milagro Olive Oil
Livermore’s Rancho Milagro, located on 182 acres in the foothills above the town, produces grass-fed beef, vegetables and four varieties of olive trees (Frantoio, Hojiblanca, Picual and Coratina). The organically grown olives are harvested and pressed shortly after they are picked to produce the freshest extra-virgin field blends. ranchomilagro.us/shop
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