Artisanal pasta, made in Oakland. Says the Wall Street Journal: “Raised in Italy, Baia Pasta founder Renato Sardo realized two years ago how silly it was that while much of the durum wheat used by Italians comes from North America, no one here was making fantastic pasta with it. This is what pasta must’ve tasted like in ancient Rome.”
Massa Organics is part of a small family farm located along the Sacramento River near Chico, California. Massa Organics is managed by Greg Massa and Raquel Krach, in partnership with Greg’s parents, Manuel and Mary Beth. They partner with other members of the organic community to distribute their products through farmers markets, CSA’s and grocery stores.
From their website: “For nearly one hundred years, and across four generations, our family has grown rice on our farm in Hamilton City, California.”