Dawn Patrol

For most, summer means hot days, bronze skin, and sleeping in; but for the solitude-inclined surfer, it also entails cold mornings, waking before dawn, and bundling up in jackets to go find waves before the lineup teems with tourists. Dawn patrol surfs are my absolute favorite. I relish the…

Announcing Our New Downtown Davenport Location~!

We are so happy to announce our move from Swanton Berry Farm where we got our start, to the Davenport Meadow in between the Roadhouse and the Bonny Doon Vineyard Tasting Room, eleven miles north of Santa Cruz, and seventy five miles south of San Francisco. We got all…

WELCOME Year of the Goat & SLOWCOAST portraits by Poppy de Garmo

Year of the Goat February 19th 2015 marks the start of a New Lunar Year referencing  Chinese traditional astrology as, The Year of the Goat.  A symbol of peace and harmonious co-existing and tranquility is the primary forecast for this year ahead. A few words from our co-founders J and…

Tender Sweet Nothings: The Language of Flowers for your valentine~

I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair. Silent and starving, I prowl through the streets. Bread does not nourish me, dawn disrupts me, all day I hunt for the liquid measure of your steps. I hunger for your sleek laugh, your hands the color of a savage harvest,…

Friday Night: Date Night on the SLOWCOAST at Highway 1 Brewery

Last Friday Night, Our long time SLOWCOASTER Robert Cox head lined in Pescadero at the Highway 1 Brewing Company.  Robert performed several sets during happy hour, playing our favorite great country classics. Robert clearly has a good time in the solo riffs with cowboy style and strong vocal talent. This…

SLOWCOASTIN’ to Waddell Beach

Hundreds of Pacific Ocean beaches necklace our SLOWCOAST region. We are fortunate to have such a variety of beach environments available-thanks to the natural cohesion of Land and Sea that is special in every way to our home. Amongst the hundreds we house, many thanks are directed to California State…

*New* Puma Project Support on the Slowcoast

OUR SLOWCOAST PUMA Our cofounders Dana and J Nichols were inspired to do something to help the local economy when the Davenport cement plant closed in 2009. As part of our mission they created our own slow currency called the SLOWCOAST Wooden Nickel. This project is in keeping with…

Traveling Through the SLOWCOAST Region for Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend

Come absorb fresh air and breathtaking views while winding along the SLOWCOAST this Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. Quaint Pescadero offers SLOWCOAST visitors a great place to unwind and refuel. Tucked in this little valley just south of Half Moon Bay, the town of Pescadero and its surroundings are abundantly…

PLUCKFASTIC!

Just say “pluckfastic!” Reducing and eliminating single use plastics–especially from our coasts and oceans–is something we take a stand on. Picnickers and travelers, hiker and surfers, bikers and day-trippers from all over the world move along the SLOWCOAST and famed California Highway 1 every month of the year. Reminding folks…

PIE RANCH / SLOWCOAST FEATURED DESTINATION

Have you heard of Pie Ranch? Maybe you have driven by, seen the signs on your way to or from San Francisco, and have wondered what is tucked inside that little barn. Well, we would like to share with you just a little bit of what you may have…