The local artist loves to interpret Swing-era jazz standards, along with French gypsy and New Orleans favorites
Reveling in the season’s most beautiful vegetables with farmer Stephen Carter of Sonoma’s Scribe Winery.
From winemakers to restaurant owners and wardrobe stylists, here are the Black entrepreneurs leaving their mark on Sonoma County.
Maegen Wells makes one-of-a-kind custom guitars from her workshop in a grove of redwoods near the Russian River.
Author and Santa Rosa resident Shugri Said Salh fled her war-torn native Somalia. At Crane Creek Regional Park, she found spaces that stir memories of her childhood in the desert.
FEED Cooperative is a food-hub community of 70+ local farms, supporting ecologically sustainable farming and ranching practices.
Vineyard workers are deemed “essential” by the state, meaning their jobs continue even in times of crisis. The collision of fire season and grape harvest now increasingly forces workers to risk their health, and sometimes their safety, to bring in the crop.
Heather Fordham converted her garage into a pottery studio a few years back to focus on improving her craft. “I am a perfectionist, and that probably shows in my work,” she laughs.
The farm practices and teaches African agricultural skills that have endured and evolved despite centuries of slavery and diaspora.
In response to Covid last spring, Jocelyn Boreta and her colleagues distributed 500 herbal care kits for immunity, stress relief, and respiratory health.
Jorge Martinez makes and sells one-of-a-kind tables, cabinets, light fixtures and more at his Santa Rosa store, Wine Country Decor.