Sonoma County’s mild climate, abundant natural resources and talented stewards of the land have helped to establish the area as a farming, ranching and dairy epicenter known for progressive practices and uniquely creative products.  A commitment by many producers and many consumers alike to “Go Local” assures that fresh and healthy food from nearby farms is commonly available at local restaurants, supermarkets and certified farmers’ markets.

  • JOBS (2016)
    6450
  • Payrolled Business
    Locations (2015)
    554
  • Industry Total
    Earnings (2014)
    $364,855,647
  • Industry Total
    GRP (2014)
    $500,652,042
  • Avg. Wage for Top 10 Occupations Employed by Industry
    $17.23
  • Avg. Wage for Top 5 Occupations Employed by Industry
    $20.37
  • Avg. Earnings
    Per Job
    $47,289
  • % Change
    (2009-2016)
    -1%
Romancing the Farmer Side of Wine Country
Sonoma County is home to the original Crane Melon, a one-of-a-kind melon only grown here by a 4 generation Sonoma County family
Sonoma County Commits to Becoming the First 100% Sustainable Wine Region in the Nation by 2019

Key Local AG Business