und-food and retail

It's planting season at First Fruits Farm SLO, a nonprofit farm providing fresh produce to people experiencing food insecurity in San Luis Obispo County.  You can sign up to volunteer at First Fruits SLO . org.  That's First Fruits SLO . org.

Support comes from Castoro Cellars Winery in Templeton. Castoro Cellars is the proud recipient of the Environmental Winery of the Year Award and is one-hundred percent organically farmed.  Open daily for shopping from 10:00 to 5:30.  Learn more at Castoro Cellars dot com

Support comes from Bethel Road Distillery and Winery in Templeton, open for pick-up and to-go orders Thursday through Monday from 11:00 to 5:00.  Bethel Road is an artisan distillery and winery offering spirits ranging from gin to brandy.  Learn more at Bethel R D Distillery . com.

Support comes from the Verdad and Lindquist Family Tasting Room in Arroyo Grande. They're serving award-winning wines on their patio – by the glass, bottle, or tasting flights – Wednesday through Monday. Learn more at VERDAD wine dot com.


Support for KCBX comes from HumanKind Fair Trade, a nonprofit fair trade shop that supports artisans around the world. You can find their handcrafted gifts, accessories, and décor in their downtown San Luis Obispo shop and online at humankind slo . org.

Support comes from Culligan, your Central Coast water experts. Their soft water service can transform your home’s water from the shower to the laundry room, and reduce problems associated with hard water. Learn more about Culligan Portable Exchange Service and local water solutions at E Culligan dot com.

Support comes from Executive Chef Ryan Fancher’s restaurant, Piadina*, at Hotel San Luis Obispo, featuring casual farm-fresh fare from morning to night. Learn more at Hotel dash S L O dot com.

Support comes from Caliwala* Market in Santa Margarita, presenting a Mother’s Day Artisan Craft and Food Sale, with gift ideas from 20 local vendors on Saturday, May 8th. Proceeds go to meals for Echo Homeless Shelter. Learn more at Caliwala dot com.

Support  for KCBX comes from Apropos* ladies clothing boutique, featuring unique products and personalized service in San Luis Obispo and online at Shop Apropos dot com. Locally owned and operated—clothing for women just like you.

Support comes from J and R Natural Meat and Sausage, featuring locally grown and naturally raised hand-cut meats from the pastures of the Central Coast.  You can order their grass-fed beef online or from their stores in Paso Robles and Templeton.  Learn more at J R Meats dot com.

Support comes from “Nourish,” the J and R Meats boxed meat club, featuring grass-fed beef, pasture-raised pork, and free-range chicken, on a monthly or quarterly schedule. You can sign up online at J R Meats dot com, or by calling 805-237-8100.

Support comes from Rancho Olivos, reminding you to 'wear your green on the inside' by using their fresh local extra virgin olive oil in your spring recipes.  You can visit them in Morro Bay on the Embarcadero or online at RanchoOlivos.com

Support for KCBX comes from Niner Wine Estates, an estate winery on Highway 46 West in Paso Robles. Their tasting room and restaurant are open daily from 10:00 to 3:30 for outdoor experiences. Learn more at Niner Wine dot com.

Support comes from Sage Ecological Landscapes, helping you professionally retrofit your landscape to be water wise and California-friendly, as you enjoy your outdoor environment.  Learn more at Sage Landscapes . net or (805) 574-0777.

Support comes from Pacific Coast Kitchen and Bath, providing plumbing fixtures and hardware to the Central Coast since 1990.  Their showroom is on Short Street in San Luis Obispo.  Learn more at Pacific Coast Kitchen Bath dot com.

Support comes from SLO Food Co-op, a community-owned market where anyone can shop. Open 8:00 to 8:00 daily, the Co-op is home to local produce, artisanal goods and wellness items. Learn more at slo food dot co-op.


Support is provided by Green Goods of San Luis Obispo, at 111 South Street.  Their showroom features 3 eco-kitchen displays, and many more eco-home solutions.  Information is at:  slo green goods.com.

Support is provided by Frame Works, your family owned custom picture framing studio and art gallery, located off the Marsh Street exit from highway 101 in San Luis Obispo since 1990.  More information at s l o art.com.

Support comes from Café Roma in San Luis Obispo’s Historic Railroad Square. They are now open for indoor and outdoor dining daily, except Sundays, starting at 5:00. Their menu is at Café Roma S L O dot com, where you can also order for pickup or delivery.

Support comes from Bayside Café in the Morro Bay State Park Marina. They offer outdoor and limited indoor seating Monday through Wednesday 11:00 to 3:00 and Thursday through Sunday 11:00 to 8:00.  They also offer take out.  Learn more at Bayside Café dot com.