On the corner of Highway 12, where it trails into Sebastopol, and Morris Street is the emerging Barlow, the site of the former Barlow Apple Center.
It is set to officially open in April as a gourmet gathering place for locally made food, wine, coffee and other artisan products, from lavender and organic cotton to bronze and baked goods.
Barlow developer Barney Aldridge wants the center to connect customers not only with the products, but also with the people who make them and the production process behind them.
Set on a little more than 12 acres, The Barlow consists of 17 metal buildings with roll-up storefronts and high ceilings, 10 of them new and seven of them refurbished, around a landscaped "campus."
A whole host of tenants have already signed on, many of them moved in and ready to go, while other spaces remain under construction and tenants still to be determined.
The existing mix reflects a wide range of tastes and moods. Here are the food and drink highlights:
Wineries: One of the first high-profile names to sign on, Kosta Browne winery is famous for its pinot noirs, many of them snapped up before they're even officially put out for sale.
A homegrown success story, Kosta Browne will produce its wines here and offer limited access to tasting.
Joining it on campus are a handful of other pinot-noir-focused producers, including La Follette Wines, Greg La Follette's personal brand; Marimar Estate Vineyards & Winery, a downtown outpost of Marimar Torres's beautiful Sonoma Coast estate; MacPhail Family Wines, another pinot noir-specialist making wines from Mendocino, Sonoma, the Santa Barbara area and Oregon under both the MacPhail and Sequana names; and Wind Gap Wines, a small producer of chardonnay, pinot gris, syrah, grenache and other treasures.
Beer and Spirits: Spirit Works Distillery is a micro-distillery that has just begun making small batches of gin and whiskey from organic grain.
Beer-makers include Woodfour Brewing Company, a new brewery and bistro that will run on solar energy, and Warped Brewing Company, from the owners of Barley and Hops Tavern in Occidental, which will feature craft ales made on-site, as well as a tasting room and growler fills.
Coffee, Tea and Mate: With its signs already up, Taylor Maid Farms is an established name in organic coffee and tea, begun in 1993.
Its space will feature single-origin coffee pours, roasting tours and barista training sessions as well as espresso to go.
Guayaki Yerba Mate offers drinks from organic mate, a caffeinated stimulant made from the leaves of the South American holly tree, said to offer coffee's strength, tea's health benefits and chocolate's euphoria.
Lavender, Leaves and Spices: Lynn's Lavender had been operating from Tanuda Ridge Vineyard just outside of the town of Sebastopol, where founder Lynn Rossman planted both lavender and herbs more than 10 years ago.
Gypsy Bay Laurel supplies locally picked, dried, organic bay leaves to markets around the Bay Area, and will now sell them at The Barlow, along with dry herb rubs made from bay and other locally grown herbs.
Whole Spice, which already operates a successful store at Napa's Oxbow Public Market, is a second-generation, family-run business that mixes and grinds a generous range of herbs and spice combinations on-site, using spices, mushrooms, dehydrated vegetables and sea salts. It also blends sugars, salts and teas.