The health and safety of our visitors are of paramount importance to us here in San Mateo County/Silicon Valley.  As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to change at a rapid pace, we have listed the latest in health and travel updates related to our region.

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The <span>Best</span> of  the Bay Area

The Best of the Bay Area

Learn the ins & outs of San Mateo County & Silicon Valley from the cosmopolitan culture to the local beaches and places to eat.

FARM TO KITCHEN - ORDER LOCAL PRODUCE ONLINE!

As you may already know, finding fresh produce at the supermarket has been challenging during this crisis. However, luckily for you, some of our local farms are continuing to offer farm box subscriptions for both pickup and delivery, so that customers can enjoy fresh produce without having to…

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Bee Well - A story of Local Beekeepers

Our “As Fresh as it Gets” program features many partners around the San Mateo County and Silicon Valley region, all with the promise and passion of serving locally grown and fresh, farm-to-table products. Teri Butler, co-owner of Half Moon Honey, has her own reasons for joining the program and…

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SF Beer Week is Here!

SF Beer Week is celebrating its 12th Annual Anniversary and the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley area is once again joining in the fun! For those that may not be aware, SF Beer Week is a collection of events spanning multiple days, celebrating craft beer and the craft beer community. This year, Beer…

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San Mateo County – home to the Brussels sprout!

HISTORY The first planting of the Brussels sprout in California was in the 1920’s and significant production beginning in the 1940’s. Today, in San Mateo County, our farmers dedicate 788 acres to growing the Brussels sprout, and in 2018, it was the top vegetable grown in our county with a crop…

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Dominick Chirichillo – making wine since 1987

THE BEGINNING Dominick Chirichillo’s first wine memory took place in his grandfather’s basement in Staten Island, New York. He vividly remembers fighting with his cousins over who got to press the bar of his grandfather’s wine press when he was just two years old. Now, owner of Domenico Winery &…

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Meet the Minolettis — new owners of Barterra Winery!

Just eight months ago, Ginger, Paul, and their son, Chris Minoletti—became the new owners of Barterra Winery in Half Moon Bay. Founded in 2005, Barterra Winery was previously owned by Bart and Mary Colucci. After years of growing the winery, Bart and Mary felt it was time to pass the baton to their…

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