Now's the perfect time to show support to the hardworking women of our community. From cafes to coffee stores to cupcakeries, check out these women-owned businesses in the Bay Area we love to support now and all year long.Less
Have you ever wanted coffee or wine and ice cream for the kids.. all at the same spot? This local community hang out, brought to life by owner, coffee lover and storyteller, Cassie Cushing, has it all and more and is the perfect place for the entire family to visit.
With humble beginnings as a pop-up shop from a shipping container in the Mission, Three Babes Bakeshop quickly expanded to farmers markets and their own commercial kitchen. In addition to using local, organic ingredients they also offer a virtual pie class, ‘you bake’ chocolate chip cookie dough and a pie subscription service. Find their delicious treats at the Ferry Plaza Farmer’s Market on Saturdays or pickup orders at their bakeshop kitchen.
When Founder and CEO Robyn Sue Fisher invented and patented her own ice cream machine in 2009, she placed her custom-built machine on top of a Radio Flyer wagon and began selling on the streets of San Francisco. Today, you can enjoy churned-to-order, ultra-smooth ice cream using locally sourced ingredients at 5 locations in the Bay Area for a unique freshness you can taste.
For all your party balloon needs give Lynnett a call. She began her incredible arrangements at her own children's parties and gained so much popularity that resulted in San Jose Balloons opening in 2013. They provide customized balloon columns, centerpieces, and everything you need to make your event unique and memorable.
Teachers Liza Fernandez and Diandra Thompson are the owners at FTK, short for Fernandez Thompson Kenpo. They create a fun and engaging environment for students to learn self-defense, build confidence and improve discipline. Private and group lessons range in levels from preschool to adults with summer camp also available.
Inspired by her daughters, owner Suzanne opened Sprout San Francisco to help parents create a healthy home for little ones. With three locations in the Bay Area, this natural, organic boutique is on a mission to bring families the safest, non-toxic children’s products and their green collection includes everything from clothing to furniture.
Owner Stephanie is the eldest of five little monkeys in her family. She created her environmentally conscience, hands-on, educational toy store with her younger siblings in mind. With her parent’s support—a renowned toy designer and children’s wear manufacturer, she started Five Little Monkeys in 2001. Bring your little monkeys to explore this fun store hands-on at one of their locations in the East Bay, Peninsula and Marin.
This local favorite was birthed from a craving and a dream of opening a unique restaurant. Erin Wade went from lawyer to mac and cheese extraordinaire, bringing you cheesy, made-to-order creations such as pizza mac, garden pesto mac, make it your own and more. Go give the gooey goodness a try.
This art school is founder and art instructor Alla’s long-time dream and she created this studio to encourage and develop art creativity in children and adults. In addition to painting, portraits and figure drawing classes, they also offer mommy and me classes, workshops, summer camps and birthday parties.
Owned by a Marin mom, Purple Monkey in Tiburon is a kiddo centered salon using natural products, with a team of experienced stylists. The salon is loaded with toys, movies and games, ready to cater to the littlest customers and their grown-ups. They're also an official sponsor of Locks of Love, handling the process, if you wished to donate your hair.