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5th Annual Snail of Approval Awards


Join us as we celebrate our 2022 Snail of Approval Awardees! A reception will be held after the awards and you will be able to visit our awardees and enjoy their tastes and displays. Our Slow Food Events team will also be presenting bites and beverages.

2022 Snail of Approval Awardees:

Americana, Santa Rosa

COOKIE…take a bite!, Santa Rosa

Corner Project Ales & Eats, Geyserville

Gold Ridge Organic Farms, Sebastopol

Lunchette, Petaluma

Maison Porcella, Windsor

Sunray Farm, Sonoma

Taub Family Outpost, Sonoma

In 2022 the following Snail of Approval awardees continued to provide good, clean and fair food in Sonoma County and were extended for another two years.

Bernier FarmsBlack Pig Meat CoBlack Piglet Food TruckDaVero Farms & WineryDiavola Pizzeria and SalumeriaEstero CafeHandline, Laguna Farm, Seven Moons Farm (formerly Lantern Farm), The Naked Pig CafeRed Horse PizzaTierra VegetablesTilted Shed CiderworksSingle Thread

Slow Food USA’s Snail of Approval directory is a national interactive Snail of Approval map that allows users to find businesses across the US that are embracing the Slow Food values.

Visit the Sonoma County map for a full list of local Snail of Approval awardees.

Slow Food in Sonoma County awards the Snail of Approval to local restaurants, farms/ranches and producers who are making a significant contribution to improving the food system. Snail of Approval is an international program which we run locally in partnership with Slow Food USA. Slow Food in Sonoma County is a partnership of two local chapters, Russian River and Sonoma County North.

4th Annual Snail of Approval Awards

Snail of Approval-Slow Food in Sonoma County honors our 2021 awardees.


Join Slow Food Russian River and Slow Food Sonoma County North as we honor our 2021 Snail of Approval awardees:

4th Street Social Club

DMS Ranch, Sebastopol

Farm to Fight Hunger, Healdsburg

Geyserville Gun Club, Geyserville

Gradek Family Farm, Healdsburg

Jackson Family Gardens, Fulton

Little Paradise Farm, Sonoma

Patisserie Angelica, Sebastopol

Quail & Condor Bakery, Healdsburg

Relish Culinary Adventures, Healdsburg

SRJC Shone Farm, Forestville

Tallgrass Ranch, Sonoma

The Epicurean Connection, Sonoma

Following the presentation of awards, a reception will be held with displays and tastes from our awardees. Bites and beverages will round out the evening. Masks recommended.

In 2021 Snail of Approval-Slow Food in Sonoma County expanded to join the Slow Food International program and our businesses are now listed on Slow Food USA’s national Snail of Approval directory. An interactive Snail of Approval map allows users to find businesses across the US that are embracing the Slow Food values. To see the local Sonoma County map and a full list of Snail of Approval awardees visit our webpage.

Snail of Approval recognizes these food-related providers in Sonoma County for making significant contributions to transform our food system to one that is good, clean and fair.