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-Heather Irwin

 

  • "Your Guide to Locally Sourced Meat" by Playalina Nelson in Made Local Magazine, in July/August 2020 Volume 7, Issue 4, pg. 8-9. 
  • Radio Interview with Rian Rinn by Sara Hossaini on KQED Radio News on May 9, 2020.
  • "Where's the beef?" by Wayne Freedman on ABC7 News on May 5, 2020.
  • "Costco limits meats sold per customer" by Cheryl Hurd on NBC Bay Area News on May 2, 2020.
  • "Meat prices expected to climb in North Bay as local suppliers fill void" by Ethan Varian in the Press Democrat, on May 1, 2020.
  • "As Meat Manufactures Close, Many are Turning to Local Butchers" by Heather Irwin in Sonoma Magazine, on April 29, 2020.
  • "Get Your Meat Locally, with Pickup or Delivery" by Heather Irwin in Sonoma Magazine, on April 17, 2020.
  • "Support for Sonoma County Producers" by Diane Peterson in the Petaluma Argus, on April 2, 2020.
  • "Here are the Local Businesses that are Open During Shelter in Place" by José C. del Castillo in the Press Democrat, on March 30, 2020.
  • "Sonoma County Resources for Seniors & the Immuno-Compromised" by the Editor in Sonoma County Gazette, in the March 29, 2020 issue.
  • Thank you for voting for SCMC as Best Butcher Shop in Sonoma County for the 5th year in a row in the North Bay Bohemian's "Best of Sonoma and Napa 2020: Pegasus" issue from March 18-24, 2020 Vol.41.42. If you ❤️ us, please tell a friend.

  • "Our Favorite Local Foods, Drinks and More at Oliver's Market" by Heather Irwin in Sonoma Magazine, in March 2020.
  • "Thanksgiving 101: how to make the cooking marathon (mostly) stress-free" by Diane Peterson in the Press Democrat on November 19, 2019.
  • "K&A Take Away is worth a stop on the way to Dillon Beach" by Houston Porter in the Petaluma Argus Courier on August 2, 2019.
  • Best Butcher Shop in Sonoma County for the fourth year in a row! "Best of Sonoma and Napa 2019: Best of the Best" issue from March 20-26, 2019 Vol.40.46. 
  • "Artisan Cheese Festival expands into Sonoma County restaurants, inns, wineries" by Diane Peterson in the Press Democrat on March 19, 2019.
  • "Chef John Ash prepares a small but delicious bite of Spain, sharing his favorite tapas recipes" by John Ash in the Press Democrat on September 18, 2018.
  • "Pearl Brings Middle East flavors to Petaluma" by Houston Porter in the Argus-Courier on June 18, 2018.
  • "Meet the Sausage Kings of Sonoma County" by Michelle Anna Jordan in the Press Democrat on June 12, 2018.
  • Best Butcher Shop in Sonoma County for the third year in a row! "Best of Sonoma and Napa 2018: In the Worst of Times" North Bay Bohemian, March 21-27, 2018 Vol.39.46.
  • "Perch + Plow: A Tiny Santa Rosa Kitchen is Cooking Up Big Flavors" in the KQED Bay Area Bites by Heather Irwin on February 23, 2018.
  • "A feast for Oktoberfest in Wine Country" by Diane Peterson in the Press Democrat on October 3, 2017.
  • "The Farmer's Wife makes one of the Bay Area's best sandwiches" by Sarah Fritsche in the San Francisco Chronicle on September 11, 2017.
  • "10 Delicious Sonoma-Made Foods & Drinks for Your 4th of July Party" in Sonoma Magazine by Sarah Stierch on June 28, 2017.
  • "Bacon in your beef? New takes on the classic American hamburger" in the Press Democrat on June 24, 2017.
  • "Scenic views on a vineyard hike through Jordan Estate in Healdsburg" by Michael Shapiro in the Press Democrat on April 26, 2017.
  • Best Butcher Shop in Sonoma County for the second year in a row! "Best of Sonoma and Napa 2017: The Circus" North Bay Bohemian, March 22-28, 2017 Vol.38.46.
  • "'The Spinster Sisters' Guide to Sonoma County' leads to local best" by Diane Peterson in the Press Democrat December 21, 2016.
  • "The SoCo Meat Co." in Out There SR by Melissa Keyser on October 6, 2016.
  • "Seasonal Pantry: The Perfect Way to Cook Okra" by Michelle Anna Jordan in the Press Democrat on September 6, 2016.
  • "Drives to Savor in Sonoma" by Andrew Nelson in the July 2016 National Geographic Traveler Magazine.
  • "Spirits and Seminars Added to Big Q Barbecue Festival" in the June 29, 2016 Sonoma County Gazette.
  • "This Santa Rosa dad's domain is the kitchen" in the Press Democrat's June 13, 2016 article by Michelle Anna Jordan.

  • "West End Farmers' Market moves to Railroad Square" by Diane Peterson in the April 6, 2016 Press Democrat.
  • "Seasonal Pantry: Delicious ways to enjoy merguez" in the April 5, 2016 Press Democrat by Michelle Anna Jordan.
  • "Seasonal Pantry: Sonoma County rack of lamb" by Michelle Anna Jordan in the Press Democrat on March 22, 2016.
  • Thanks to everyone for voting for us as the Best Butcher Shop in Sonoma County! See the details in the North Bay Bohemian's "Best of Sonoma and Napa 2016: Heros" issue from March 16-22, 2016 Vol.37.45.
  • "What's Cooking: Butcher for a Day" in the February 2016 Napa Sonoma Magazine by Katie Henry.
  • "Santa Rosa Butcher Takes Mystery Out of Meat" by Carey Sweet in the 12/16/15 Press Democrat.
  • "Sebastopol's Black Pig Meat Co. a finalist for Martha Stewart award" in the September 29, 2015 Press Democrat.
  • "The Butcher's Craft" by Barry Dugan in the Winter 2014 issue of Sonoma Discoveries.
  • "Holiday Meals on a Budget: Dinner for 8 under $75" by BiteClub Eats in the 12/17/14 Press Democrat.
  • "Nice to Meat You: New wave of nose-to-tail artisans connects with customers" by Heather Irwin. Begins on page 58 of the 2014 November/December issue of Sonoma Magazine.
  • "Finding the Best Beef for the Best Burgers" featured in the Press Democrat 7/1/14.
  • "The Top Boutique Meat Markets in Wine Country" in 7 x 7 by Carey Sweet on 6/27/14.
  • "A La Carte: Sonoma County Meat Co. Opens" featured in the Press Democrat 6/16/14.
  • "Sonoma County Meat Co. Opens" in the Press Democrat's BiteClub Eats posted 6/6/14 by Heather Irwin.
  • "Sausage Party: New butcher shop offers retail and unique services" in the North Bay Bohemian 5/28/14 by Nicholas Grizzle.
  • "Sharp Edged" in Made Local Magazine Volume 1 No.2, Sonoma County March/April 2014 (go to page 6 online, or pg. 10 in the magazine).
  • "Whole Hog: Rian Rinn and the Long Haul" by Gretchen Giles 1/15/14 on the Healdsburg Shed's Blog.
  • "Sonoma County Meat Company coming soon" featured in the 11/1/13 the Press Democrat's BiteClub Eats.
  • Check us out in the SF Gate's Inside Scoop SF article "Sonoma County Meat Co. to open Santa Rosa butcher shop" posted 9/25/13.
  • We are happy to be included in Carey Sweet’s article of the 6/16/13 San Francisco Chronicle's Sunday Food Section, “Shed offers artisan goods in Healdsburg.”
  • EcoFarm class participant writes up "From Carcasses to Culinary Masterpieces: EcoFarm's First Ever Butchery Skills Seminar" in Monterey Bay's Edible. With Marsha McBride, executive chef and owner of Café Rouge in Berkeley, Rian Rinn taught an 8 hour class to livestock producers on how to maximize their carcass yield on hog, lamb, and chicken.

SF Chronicle 10/16/13