How to Best Experience Shed in Healdsburg

Wooden spoons at Shed in HealdsburgWinner of a 2014 James Beard Award for restaurant design, the Shed in Healdsburg, California is a 9,700 square foot modern marvel. Featuring a market, café, and gardening center, Shed is a community gathering space that was designed by Jensen architects to bring people closer together through food. This popular Healdsburg hotspot is run by local artists, chefs, and ranchers who work together to deliver educational workshops, unique home goods, and gourmet, freshly prepared meals to guests. Their mission is to celebrate the connection between good farming, good cooking, and good eating, and they do so by showcasing the very best of local farming culture here in Healdsburg.

What You’ll Find at Shed in Healdsburg

Whether you’re looking to purchase a one-of-a-kind gardening tool or want to attend an informative cooking class, your culinary dreams will come true at this alluring venue. Plus, when you stay at the Honor Mansion, you’ll be just a fifteen-minute walk from all the action! Here are some of the ways you can get to know our local community at Shed in Healdsburg.

Farm-to-Table Food

Inside Shed, you’ll find a café, coffee bar, and fermentation bar that are far from your ordinary eateries. You can enjoy everything from a cup of joe and fresh baked pastry to a much-needed glass of wine at the end of the day. At the fascinating fermentation bar, guests can choose from six red or six white wines, six beers, cider, or kombucha on tap. Or, grab lunch at their community-style cafe which features an open kitchen, wood-burning oven, and meals that are made with care. Their food is sourced from farms within 10 miles distance and all of it is seasonal, sustainably grown, and absolutely delicious.

Guilt-Free Shopping

Shed in Healdsburg also offers a variety of unique artisan products that are the perfect souvenir to bring home from wine country. All of their merchandise is hand selected and beautifully crafted, and most are only available for only a limited time. Feel free to shop one-of-a-kind collections including house and kitchenware, Japanese goods, and top-of-the-line farm and garden products. Or, head over to the grocery section where you can purchase gourmet sauces and condiments, homemade pickles, milk, eggs, and wines.

Informative Classes

On November 14th, head to Shed for some fantastic tips and techniques that will help you make the most of your upcoming Thanksgiving! From 10 AM to 4 PM you can enjoy live demonstrations on decorating and design, and will get expert culinary advice about food prep and quick fixes. Feel free to place your turkey and pie order for the big day, pick up recipes and ingredients, or simply hone your holiday hosting skills.

Then, on November 29th, join Shed for a special Christmas tree decorating event presented by Healdsburg local Carrie Brown. Carrie uses everyday objects to build one-of-a-kind trees and draws inspiration from food, nature, fashion, art, color, and history. You’ll create your own handmade ornaments and will even receive a signed copy of Carrie’s book, which is filled with exclusive designs and step-by-step instructions.

From the Shed to the Mansion

After a wonderful day at Shed in Healdsburg or at any of the other fantastic Healdsburg restaurants: Chalkboard, Campo Fina, or Madrona Manor; take a scenic stroll back to the Honor Mansion and enjoy relaxing in your beautiful room or on our gorgeous grounds. For more information on things to do and see in Healdsburg California, download our free vacation guide!

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