The San Francisco Bay Area has a style and culinary landscape unlike any other. Bay Area restaurants benefit from proximity to an abundance of the highest-quality, sustainable and locally grown produce and meat available anywhere. Here, chefs have a direct relationship with local farmers and producers. Whether it is the certified organic fruit from Frog Hollow Farm or locally harvested oysters from Hog Island, the food celebrated in this city represents the vibrant and community-focused culture it comes from. It is the relationship between regional growers and restaurants that rewards visitors and residents alike with uniquely local dining experiences. Leading the way in environmental stewardship and social responsibility, the Bay Area’s support of collaboration and innovation across all channels including agriculture, culinary, and business makes us a pioneer for a sustainable food future.

Devil’s Gulch Ranch

Devil’s Gulch Ranch is a family farm in Nicasio, located just 40 miles north from the San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Mark and his wife, Myriam, raise pastured pork, grass-fed lamb, and rabbit, in addition to growing wine grapes and asparagus. With a focus on sustainable and humane agricultural practices, the ranch also offers agriculture and nature-based educational programs. Meat from Devil’s Gulch Ranch is served in several restaurants in San Francisco including AQ, The Slanted Door, Boxing Room, and Central Kitchen.

Prather Ranch

All of the beef, pork, and lamb available from the Prather Ranch Meat Company is Certified Humane and is sourced from family-owned ranches in California and Oregon. Owned and operated by the Rickert and Ralphs families, the ranch is a unique closed-herd operation that raises its own hay, breeds its own cattle and does its own slaughter and processing. Prather Ranch Meat Co. is certified by Humane Farm Animal Care, making it one of only two certified meat shops in the country. Enjoy Prather Ranch meat at State Bird Provisions, Nopalito, Tosca, Porcellino and Smokestack.

Frog Hollow Farm

Frog Hollow Farm began as a small, one-man operated peach farm in Brentwood but has grown into a 143-acre organic farm specializing in stone fruits, with a line of conserves, chutneys, marmalades, pastries, dried fruits, and olive oil. The Farm is dedicated to preserving the environment and providing safe, healthy, delicious food for generations to come. Frog Hollow Farm’s fruits can be found at Bi-Rite Market and the San Francisco Ferry Building.