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Welcome to Oliver's Market, your local grocery store. Real Food. Real People.

That’s what we do and who we are. We are a diverse group of passionate people who create and stock a diverse variety of useful and delicious products. When you shop in our stores, you’ll find a no-nonsense approach to great food and healthy living.

We keep it real with a large selection of both natural and conventional groceries, great local organic produce and a knowledgeable down-to-earth staff who understands good food doesn’t have to be expensive.

 Come in and see what makes us different.

 

Why Living Local Makes a Difference to Sonoma County

Shopping Locally is Powerful! According to a recent study conducted by Sonoma State University, buying Sonoma County products from Oliver's Market benefits the Sonoma County economy more than TWICE as much as buying national brands from chain stores.

  • Oliver's stocks over 6,000 products from Sonoma County growers and manufacturers. In fact, one out of every four dollars spent at Oliver's is for local products.
  • "Oliver's sourcing of local goods supports over 150 jobs in Sonoma County in addition to its own workforce." – Dr. Robert Eyler, business consultant and Professor of Economics at Sonoma State University
  • "We all have to eat. If we localize this essential activity it can become an engine of job growth in Sonoma County. Working together we can literally eat our way to lower unemployment." – Derek Huntington, Sonoma County GoLocal Cooperative
  • "You can lower your environmental footprint by eating locally owned and produced foods. It significantly reduces the average distance food has to travel to reach your plate from about 1,500 miles for a conventional meal to less than 100 miles for a meal sourced locally." – Derek Huntington, Sonoma County GoLocal Cooperative

 


Where "Local" Means Sonoma County

To us Local means Sonoma County -- period. Not Marin, not Napa, and definitely not the state of California, as some of our competitors define it.

From the day we opened our doors in 1988, we’ve built our business on the simple premise that the best food and wine in the world are produced here, in Sonoma County. We didn’t feel like we were pioneers at the time, but as people have come to understand and embrace the value of locally grown and made food and the value of shopping locally, we realize we were part of the early days of the movement.

As a Sonoma County business, we’ve built enduring relationships with local growers, makers, and manufacturers, because they make the foods and wines we love. Many of them were getting started when we were. Now they are nationally known, but for us, they are still old friends who often delivered products to our Cotati store in their cars back in the late 1980s.

Along with local products being excellent choices for taste and quality reasons, buying locally also improves our local economy. The dollars you spend at local retailers buying local products support other local businesses and our tax base, too!

Tasting Notes

Matt Rice

Sophisticated Summertime Spritzs

The Spritz is a wine-based cocktail that is extremely popular as an aperitif in Northeast Italy. It is typically made with Prosecco, a bitter liqueur (such as Aperol or Campari), and sparkling mineral water, served over ice.

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Let’s Hear it for Dad!

This Sunday is Father's Day, a day to celebrate and honor dear old Dad. That means it's time to pick out a gift to show him how much you appreciate all that he has done for you throughout your life. Here at Oliver's Market, we have the perfect gift for him, and any other father figure in your life - American Whiskey!

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Sensational Stone Fruits are Here!

This week we're offering Fitzgerald Kelly peaches and nectarines. Fitzgerald Kelly is a sustainable peach and nectarine grower from Kingsburg, which is just south of Fresno. His fruit is lovingly farmed through the growing season, and then hand-picked and hand-packaged at the peak of ripeness, resulting in outstanding quality season after season. 

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