In 1913, Julie Golden’s grandfather, Herman Mattern, took ownership of City Bakery in Ukiah. At 23-years old, Mattern, an enterprising German immigrant, …
Generally, we all know that we should eat processed foods in moderation, and preservatives are found in cured meats like bacon and ham. What do those labels mean?
With “pig” in the name, you can expect The Golden Pig to serve excellent pork. In fact, the restaurant literally goes whole hog, using the entire pig when sourcing pork.
Mendocino Meats and Golden Vineyards have been working together to create a Biodynamic® farm – integrating the different elements from our separate businesses to support a healthy whole, living farm …
The Golden Pig occupies one of Hopland’s oldest buildings - a 19th century saloon called the Cottonwood. Have a seat at the bar inside, and before you is a beautiful antique backbar straight out of the Gilded Age.
Truly local, sustainably-raised meats have not been widely available for sale in Mendocino County in recent history, thus there seemed to be a market opportunity for us to fill that niche with our meat operation.
Without doubt, supporting local farmers who use ecological growing methods is healthy for the planet and our bodies. But is purchasing and eating local, sustainable food the best we can do?