Delicious Gluten-Free Dinner & Desserts

In 1913, Julie Golden’s grandfather, Herman Mattern, took ownership of City Bakery in Ukiah. At 23-years old, Mattern, an enterprising German immigrant, grew the bakery quickly, selling hundreds of loaves of bread throughout the county and shipping confections throughout California. This was a source of inspiration when Julie first decided to open The Golden Pig. As someone who suffers from celiac disease (an autoimmune condition triggered by gluten protein found in most grains), it was important to Julie that...

Creating a Biodynamic Farm

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 organism. Golden Vineyards has been producing certified organic and Biodynamic winegrapes and olives since 1997. With Mendocino Meats’ livestock and food crops, we are complementing the Goldens’ winegrapes and olives. Together, we manage the entire system, including the wild lands, as a healthy whole. When Mendocino Meats arrived at Heart...