Products & People of Humboldt

Artisan Crafts

Arcata Artisans – A cooperative gallery featuring more than thirty fine artists and craftspeople located on the Plaza in Arcata.

Artisan Carvings – Sculptures and unique pieces carved from recovered and repurposed wood.

Dube Woodworks – Fine hand-crafted artisan gifts, furniture and other creations made from beautiful wood.

Essence of Humboldt - A global Bohemian adventures gift shop, creating an exclusive line of jewelry and tea towels. Available in wholesale, online and the Essence storefront off the Plaza, in Arcata.

Fire & Light Originals – Hand-poured glass tableware, crafted from recycled glass.

Golden Bee Candleworks -100% beeswax candles that burn 3-4 times longer than traditional candles. These candles are all handcrafted in Ferndale California and are all naturally honey scented!

Hilliard Lamps – Exquisitely detailed lighting made of the finest material. Displayed and collected worldwide.

Hulet Glass -Beautiful glass art pieces in the shape of delectable assorted candies and confections, you have to see it to believe it!

Humboldt Hardware – 100% local wood working - We retail and wholesale furniture, gifts, home decor, kitchen items, outdoor furniture, and more. All made in Humboldt County with the emphasis on earth friendly materials and finishes.

Home Sewn: Custom-made home items from funky fabrics.

JSG Studios -Vibrant custom crafted stained glass windows for residential, commercial and church cathedrals based out of Arcata California.

Mill Creek Glass – Hand-made decorative and functional fused glass art inspired by nature.

Monica Coyne Artist Blacksmith -Custom forged metal gates, railings or any other metal work project Monica Coyne has the vast knowledge of the industrial arts to turn your ideas into fruition.

Monument Settings - Custom concrete furniture and other projects designed to complement their natural surroundings.

Rosewood Naturals -Beeswax candles that double as decorative art pieces. Their vast variety of multicolored candles allows them to fit in with any house decor.

Rumpelsilkskin - Fun and elegant hats and bags made from recycled neckties.

SunRoom Studios – Making functional pottery priced for the average person.

Thimbleberry Threads - Original bags, pillows and shirts.

Wallace & Hinz – Makers of custom-designed bars that are among the best in the world.

Brand Ambassadors

Arcata Chamber of Commerce - Provides local, regional and statewide information in the form of complimentary brochures, maps, free internet access, and local tips! Additionally, staff can provide information on Humboldt County's numerous campgrounds, state & national parks, recreational opportunities, attractions, shopping and more. You'll also find a gift shop featuring locally made arts and crafts and food products.

Dell'Arte International – The North American center for theatre training, offers intense physical training to develop the expressive capabilities of aspiring performers.

film Humboldt & film Del Norte - Recognized by our County and the California Film Commission as the official advocate for filming in Humboldt County.

Fortuna Riverlodge -A sophisticated meeting and event facility whose gift shop sells Humboldt Made products and provides an information portal for visitors to the Redwood Coast.

Playhouse Arts- A non-profit arts organization whose goal is to use live performance to unite and empower our local community.

Civic/Government Organizations

Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District – Responsible for providing high quality drinking water as well as water for industrial use for the Humboldt Bay Area.

Community Organizations

Arcata Economic Development Corporation – AEDC Small Business Lending Center provides loans and support to entrepreneurial, innovative and community development endeavors.

California Center for Rural Policy – In alliance with Humboldt State University CCRP conducts research to help inform policy to improve the health and well-being of rural people and environments.

Community Alliance with Family Farmers – CAFF strives to build a movement of rural and urban people to foster family-scale agriculture that cares for the land, sustains local economies and promotes social justice.

Klamath Alliance for Resources & Environment – Non-Profit Organization dedicated to the responsible use of natural resources on public lands, protection of property rights and proper management of forest resources

North Coast Grower's Association– NCGA staff and members represent agricultural interests in Humboldt County through community partnerships that promote local and healthy foods, programs that increase access to local food, participation in local and statewide policy-making, and coordinate daily operations for the organization and its five Certified Farmers' Markets.

Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA): RCEA's purpose is to develop and implement sustainable energy initiatives that reduce energy demand, increase energy efficiency, and advance the use of clean, efficient and renewable resources available in the region. RCEA works with residential, municipal and business customers.

Redwood Region Economic Development Commission – RREDC is a collaboration of local governments promoting a healthy economy in Humboldt County by offering small business loans and providing leadership in addressing economic development issues.

Scrap Humboldt–Non-profit organization that aims to inspire the reuse of discarded materials and promote environmentally sustainable behaviors by providing educational programs and affordable materials to the community.

Coffees & Specialty Beverages

Head Over Heels Mixers – Mojito and margarita mixers made from organic agave!

Humboldt Bay Coffee Company - A Humboldt County micro-roaster of super-premium coffee, including organic, fair trade, shade-grown, and Rainforest Alliance certified coffees.

Kinetic Coffee – A gourmet micro-roaster specializing in super-premium, certified organic coffees from around the world.

Konaloha Kona - Family owned, American grown and handpicked for your enjoyment. Konaloha is roasted and packed in Humboldt County.

Muddy Waters Coffee Company - Using the highest-quality arabica organic coffees that are sustainable, shade-grown, and conservation certified, roasted daily.

Old Town Coffee & Chocolates – Gather around and enjoy! Now serving local beer, local wine and champagne.

Planet Chai -Local microbrewery of organic award winning liquid Chai concentrates that can be found in multiple cafes and fine dining restaurants around the Humboldt area.

Sacred Grounds – A small micro-roastery focused on getting very fresh, hand-crafted coffee to our customers.

Dairy and Cheese

Cypress Grove – Pioneering maker of award-winning goat cheese, including their signature Humboldt Fog.

Humboldt Creamery – Organic milk products from dairies that use a variety of sustainable practices.

Loleta Cheese Factory – Maker of 34 varieties of cheese, including premium natural and organic offerings. Also a fun tasting room.

Environmentally Friendly Technology

American Hydroponics - Designs and builds energy and water efficient hydroponic systems, blending plant foods and biostimulants for hobbyists and experienced growers for more than 25 years.

C.Crane Company, Inc – Niche manufacturers of radios and radio-related equipment.

Snap-Fan – High efficiency ventilation fans that run entirely on solar power, they are also extremely quiet and vibration free.

Sunfrost – Energy efficient appliances make sustainable living accessible to all.

Grass-fed and Organic Beef

Bear River Valley Beef – All Natural 100% grass fed gourmet beef. Our small farm is family owned and operated and located 15 miles south of Ferndale in the Bear River Valley. All of our cattle are born and raised following sustainable practices on our farm with a focus on consistent quality.

Eel River Organic Beef – Organic and grass-fed beef from the bountiful Eel River Valley.

Humboldt Grassfed Beef – Beef from cattle that graze on perennial grasslands, raised without hormones or antibiotics.

Handcrafted Beers & Liquor

Alchemy Distillery –Arcata's first distillery. (Finally!)

Eel River Brewery – The nation’s first certified organic brewer.

Humboldt Distillery -The first micro-distillery on the North Coast, specializing in organic vodkas free of additives found in many mass-produced vodkas.

Lost Coast Brewery – English-style ales with a West Coast twist, now the 46th largest brewery in America.

Mad River Brewing Company – Traditional and specialty ales made with an environmentally sound approach.

Six Rivers Brewery – Distinctive beers, often from local and organic ingredients. Plus outstanding views of the North Coast.

Health & Wellness

Angelica Bath and Body – Locally made, organic bath salts, soap, lotion, lip balm & tea.

Amrita Organic Botanical Products – Ayurveda inspired, natural, organic bath salts, perfume and an oil pulling blend.

Devi Mukta – Homeopathic blends of plant and mineral extracts.

Fickle Hill Naturals – Sustainable skincare products made with holistic ingredients and natural fragrances.

Hope Springs Botanicals: The combination of solvent-free oils, hand- picked herbs,and fresh solvent-free steam-distilled essential oils all make HopeSprings Botanical products a superior choice.

Hyampom Valley Soap Company –Artisan soap from goat milk and natural plant extracts.

Jessicurl – You have the right to remain curly! Products that encourage curly hair.

Madre Illuminations – Ayurvedic essential oils and tinctures.

Modern Mama's Rubs – Handcrafted organic skin care products formulated to provide gentle yet effective solutions for infants, children, and expecting mothers. Free of petroleum, chemicals, dyes, perfumes, and preservatives.

Ohana Organics – Organic Shea Butters, Salves and Hawaiian Scented Solid Perfumes.

Open Lotus Love Herbals – These organic aromatherapy misters are made in the heart of the redwoods in Humboldt County by a mother and son team with the hopes of enhancing and refreshing your space with wonderful aromas.

Simmons Natural Bodycare – Enjoy the natural benefits or organic oils, soothing herbal essences and emollient botanicals.

Hazel Parker Products–A unique selection of all natural products to suit your lifestyle.

Tulip Perfume - Hand-crafted fragrances, lotions and soaps with a strong connection to nature. NO phlalates or petrochemicals, Tulip fragrances are a blend of essential oils and fragrance oils.

Humboldt Bay Oysters and Fish

Aqua-Rodeo Farms – Oysters right from the boat at Eureka’s Woodley Island Marina, and at farmer’s markets from Humboldt to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Coast Seafoods – Their oyster farm helps make Humboldt Bay the largest source of fresh oysters sold in California.

Humboldt Bay Oyster Company – Farmers of our famous Pacific Kumamoto and Bucksport Oysters!

Mr. Fish -  Seafood sells premium smoked and fresh fish, crab, and other delicacies. 

Jewelry

Ash Beads - Custom, memorial glass beads from the ashes of your loved one or beloved pets.

Baroni – Passionate about supporting ethical business practices that give back to the community and respect the Earth, and dedicated to designing and creating jewelry with the highest quality materials.

Christina Anastasia - Handcrafted jewelry by Humboldt born and raised artist Christina Swingdler, who unites her knowledge of metalsmithing with her appreciation for the natural beauty of the North Coast to bring you truly unique pieces.

McFarland Designs – Ethical, fair trade custom jewelry.

Lodging

The Redwood Fortuna River Walk Hotel – Located in the friendly city of Fortuna, the Redwood Fortuna River Walk Hotel offers a full plate of amenities and great service. The entire hotel is designed to create a calm ambiance that is representative of Humboldt County.

Locally Grown Flowers

Orchids for the People – Wide variety of orchids, from simply beautiful to odd and exotic.

Sun Valley Group – One of the nation’s leading sellers of cut flowers, with exclusive Lilies and French Tulips.

Media Makers

101 Things to Do - Regional tourism guides to activities, entertainment and attractions.

The Emerald Magazine - A monthly lifestyle publication based in Arcata, California with a mission to promote Humboldt by featuring the hottest spots on the North Coast.

The North Coast Journal - A free, weekly news magazine and website about politics, business, life and leisure in Humboldt County.

Musical Instruments

Marimba One – Exceptional-sounding marimbas, affordable prices.

Organic & Specialty Foods

Blackberry Bramble BBQ & Catering - Award winning BBQ catering service that has been in Humboldt County for the last 11 years, also makers of their own brand of BBQ sauce available in stores soon.

Celebrations Tamales and Sauces – Handcrafted small batch tamales made from an authentic and original recipe. (Vegan options also available!)

Dick Taylor Chocolates – Small batch “bean to bar” artisanal chocolate.

Drake's Glen Creations – Artisan chocolates made for the true chocolate lover. Drake's Glen is known for making the best peanut butter cups you will ever taste. Pictures and logos can also be printed on their truffle collections making them perfect for parties or promotional events.

Humboldt Honey – 100% raw USA Grade A honey bottled here in Humboldt County with a sustainable approach to producing Clover Honey, Star Thistle Honey, Wildflower Honey and Blackberry Honey.

Redwood Organics and Celebrations Tamales & Sauces–Gourmet handmade Tamales and sauces with multiple creative vegan and vegetarian options.

Rita's Fresh Foods - Wholesale specialty Mexican foods, made in small batches.

Tofu Shop Specialty Foods, Inc. – Since 1977, makers of certified organic, artisan tofu products and artisan sauerkraut and pickles.

Venlo Chocolates – Gourmet chocolates hand-dipped in Old Town, Eureka.

Vixen Kitchen – Wholesome yet delicious premium vegan gelato, made in Southern Humboldt and available in the freezer section of your local natural foods store. Mmmmm!

Outdoor Equipment and Adventures

Pacific Outfitters – Leading outdoor experts and suppliers of gear, tours and adventure!

Retailers

Bella Baskets – Gourmet foods and gift baskets including an assortment of Humboldt County made gourmet foods.

CastleWare–Eco-friendly infant sleepwear that is derived from 100% Organic US cotton, free from harmful chemicals and harvested using only the most up to date sustainable practices.

JB Maryn Gift Concierge – A gift concierge and event planning specialist that uses the best Humboldt Made products in their custom-arranged baskets and gift crates.

Plaza – Located in the Arcata Plaza , Plaza is your one stop shop for home furnishings, decor, personal accessories and jewelry made by local entrepreneurs and artisans as well as specialty gifts and cards.

Wildberries Marketplace – A founding member of Humboldt Made and retailer committed to providing our community with healthy, locally-made products.

Restaurants & Caterers

Cassaro's Catering – Creating unique, gourmet menus featuring local, seasonal and organic products.

Living the Dream Ice Cream – Handmade, organic ice cream and fun vintage and unique sodas.

Nature's Serving--Mobile Mediterranean cuisine.

Stardoughs Cafe – a small cafe in Blue Lake specializing in home made wood fired pizza, BBQ, organic coffee, baked goods, and yummy soups.

Sauces & Condiments

Boehm's Cafe Specialty Foods - Specialty foods include jams, jellies, relish, healthy pickled garlic, hot zooms (zucchini), sauces and syrups.

Diane's Sweet Heat – A magnificent blend of sweet fruits and spicy habanero peppers that will amaze your taste buds.

Humboldt Hotsauce
- Our great-tasting, all-natural line of spicy hot sauces are exclusively made from farm-fresh (no GMOs!) ingredients and are vegan and gluten-free.

INO Sauce - A great all around slightly spicy red sauce for a variety of dishes: pizza, pasta, seafood cocktails and Bloody Marys.

Sweet Mama Janisse's - Serving up Creole-inspired sweet n' sticky sauces and dressings.

Southside Mike's BBQ – Authentic Chicago-style barbecue flavor.

Services & Supplies for Makers and Producers

Cox Rasmussen – A full service marketing and advertising agency dedicated to helping their clients succeed.

Graphic Heart– A Team of highly talented graphic and web designers that can help you brand and market your business. Whether it is print flyers or creating a website, these guys have the expertise to take on your toughest visual marketing challenges and create art that is harmonious with your business objectives.

IDeliver Humboldt – Delivery/Courier services within and beyond Humboldt for small businesses and/or individuals (deliver products, goods, documents, personal belongings, etc.)

InPrinting: 3D CAD & Designing – Offers services for 3D Printing and Designing.

Leon Villagomez Photographer – A talented wedding and lifestyle photographer, Leon also composes photo essays featuring Humboldt Made members for his "A Day in the Life" series.

Matt Filar, Photographer – Award winning professional photographer specializing in capturing the natural beauty of this area’s landscape.

Origin Design Lab is an open studio and supply center for artists, designers and makers, both professional and hobbyist. We rent studio space by the hour, host workshops, classes, and events to help those in the maker community further tailor their skills and promote their work.

Persimmon Graphics – Freelance graphic designer creating a variety of projects including company logos, brochures, posters, t-shirt graphics, catalogues, etc.

Quack Co – Developers of a chemical spill kit for emergency response teams.

Visual Concepts – Custom eye popping print and graphic design service, specializing in logo design, vehicle wraps, window graphics and custom apparel.

Small-Batch Wines

Briceland Vineyards – Briceland Vineyards is a small winery focusing on wines produced from locally grown grapes. Briceland Vineyards has won several prestigious awards including Best in State at the California State Fair, Gold and Double Gold from Appellation America.

Moonstone Crossing – Traditionally made wine and a friendly tasting room in Trinidad.

Monument Mountain Vineyards – Producers of award-winning Pinot Noir, Monument Mountain Vineyards uses French Oak barrels and natural spring water to invest their product with a unique regional flavor.

Riverbend Cellars – 30-acre vineyard and winery in the heart of Humboldt Redwoods State Park.

There are many more. For a list and map, visit the Humboldt Wine Association.

Specialty Baked Goods

Arise Bakery - Gluten free bread, muffins and other treats!

Beck’s Bakery -Wholesale bread bakery based out of Arcata California that uses Humboldt grown grains in all of their organic breads.

Bien Padre – Specializing in organic food snacks since 1974. Our goal is to produce high-quality, delicious, and healthy products with your satisfaction guaranteed.

Los Bagels – A multicultural Bagel Bakery & Cafe.

Mia Bella Cupcakes – Beautiful and delicious homemade cupcakes with fondant decorations.

Natural Decadence Gluten Free Bakery – A bakery specializing in natural desserts free of gluten, nut, egg, and dairy.

Old World Cookies – Handmade, homemade comfort food.

Royal Cookie Capers – Completely vegan (and delicious!) sweet treats.

Vegan Dream – Won First Place in the World’s Best Jerky Exhibition at the Farmer’s Market Online site – beating out even the traditional meat varieties of jerky!!

Specialty Pet Products

Rover's Choice – All natural smoked beef bones from grass-fed beef raised in Humboldt County, California.

Sustainable Forest Products

The California Redwood Company - Manufactures and distributes high quality redwood and Douglas fir products for use in outdoor living.

Humboldt Redwood Company – Recognized for a high standard of environmental stewardship and sustainable harvesting practices.