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Catch-A-Canoe Eco-Cruise

touring Big River through Catch-A-Canoe at the Stanford Inn by the sea, Mendocino, CA

Welcome to Tour Big River! Catch a Canoe and Bicycles Too at the Stanford Inn is hosting the popular 2013 Solar Eco Cruise. Sail up Big River with a tail wind, paddle here and there, and return under solar electric power. Your experienced guide will take you about 3.5 miles upriver while you relax and…

Stanford Inn … EV Charging Station on the North Coast!

Electric Car Charging Station at the Stanford Inn by the sea, Mendocino, CA

  As of spring 2013, Stanford Inn guests may charge their EV’s for no cost, while others would pay a $3.00 service charge. The charger is a 30 amp, 240 volt twin cord Schneider EV230pdr. It has twin SAE J1772 compatible charging plugs. All those wishing to charge their vehicles should contact the front desk…

MCLW Program Director/Nutritionist, Sid Garza-Hillman book in stores!

"Approaching the Natural: A Health Manifesto" by Sid Garza-Hillman, Programs Director and Staff Nutritionist for the Stanford Inn's Mendocino Center for Living Well

The Stanford Inn’s Mendocino Center for Living Well’s Staff Nutritionist and Programs Director, Sid Garza-Hillman has a new book out entitled “Approaching the Natural: A Health Manifesto” published by Roundtree Press. It’s a philosophy of health book (see review in the March/April 2013 issue of VegNews) that is fun, super-accessible, and broad in scope (advocating a…

Vegetarian Times Article “Paradise Found” by Amy Spitalnick

Vegetarian Times Jan-Feb 2012 article about the Stanford Inn by the sea, Mendocino, CA

“Prepare for a stay at the Stanford Inn by the sea to take your breath away, and restore it deeper than before. The coastal Mendocino, Calif., retreat’s perennially blooming landscape and flourishing gardens will naturally put you in the mood for romance….”

O Magazine article, “The Miracle Worker”

O Magazine covers Ravens Restaurant at the Stanford Inn by the sea, Mendocino, CA in July 2010

“Chef Kyle Evans know firsthand that eating vegan can be fabulous–because in his kitchen, humble nuts and veggies become the stuff of culinary magic.”