About Lazy Acres Market
Welcome to Lazy Acres Market, your best source for wholesome, natural, and organic foods and products in the Santa Barbara, Long Beach, and San Diego areas. Lazy Acres Market is about natural foods and real people dedicated to providing unmatched personal service. Our people go out of their way to make the Lazy Acres experience enjoyable every time you come by. Here are our departments and some offerings you can find in-store:
Supplements & Body Care
You can rely on the excellence of any supplement, health or beauty product you find at Lazy Acres. In addition, you can depend on our knowledgeable staff to know the answers to your questions and treat you with sensitivity, caring and respect. When it comes to health, we believe it is our business to inform as well as supply customer needs.
Keeping track of the latest developments with vitamins, herbs and homeopathics is a full-time job. That's why we have a dedicated staff in our Natural Living Department who make it their business to know what's new and what's up in the world of health and nutrition and to be able to explain it clearly and completely.
We are proud to offer the most comprehensive selection of vitamins in the area, and our stock of herbs and homeopathics is extensive, as is our inventory of health and beauty products. If we don't have on hand what you need, we'll be more than glad to order it for you.
In addition to fine health and beauty products, we carry an informative collection of books on topics ranging from nutrition to natural beauty. We also offer as assortment of accessories that help make living naturally a fun experience.
Come in to buy or browse, ask questions and sample products from our testers. Let our friendly staff assist you in determining what products are just right for you. It is our intention to make sure you enjoy your visit to Lazy Acres market.
Want muffins, pastries and cookies baked at 4 am so they're fresh and ready for you when we open? How about tarts made with organic flour, pure unsalted butter and a variety of fresh organic fruits? Maybe made-from-scratch lemon pound cake or chocolate, banana, or pumpkin mini-breads are what you crave? You'll find the best of baker's arts in our bakery.
Lazy Acres Market Bakery was voted "Readers Choice for Best Desserts" in the Santa Barbara News-Press, which is quite an accomplishment for a bakery that makes wholesome ingredients as much of a priority as tasty ones. Come on in for that special something to top off a meal, or let us assist you with a custom order of a spectacular sweet for your dinner party or special occasion.
Our huge selection of incredible cookies are made with all real butter, organic rolled oats, Giusto's organic pastry flour, and imported Tahitian vanilla. We use Guittard semi-sweet chocolate as well as Callebaut white chocolate in our goodies that call for chocolate, and organic pure cane sugar and aluminum-free baking powder round out the outstanding ingredients of our big 3 ounce cookies. We also have items to support the vegan and gluten free diets.
When you want a healthy selection of grocery items, many at healthy discounts, earth-friendly cleaning, laundry and paper products, check us out. And for outstanding service on special orders, the folks in our grocery department are always glad to help you.
We are proud of our Grocery Department and the service we provide to shoppers. Here are just some of the things we offer:
• Super service on special orders, including unique and hard to find items
• Significant case discounts
• A Large selection of alternative milks
• Outstanding array of waters with discounts on case prices
• Loads of local products
• Excellent variety of natural or organic products like cereals, alternative flours and pastas, organic juices, chips, cookies, nut butters, soups and more.
We could go on and on, but it would be better if you come on in and see for yourself.
At Lazy Acres, "dairy" has a far broader meaning than just farm fresh organic milk, eggs, butter and yogurt. The Dairy Department's where you'll also find superb plant proteins like tofu and tempeh as well as dairy alternatives like soy, rice and almond milks and an extensive selection of frozen gourmet treats. In addition, we feature organic raw milk and raw dairy products, along with raw fermented vegetable products and raw nut butters.
For superior quality and freshness in eggs and milk products, or their delicious vegan counterparts, go no farther than our Dairy Department.
In addition to foods normally associated with the dairy, this is also where we provide a wide variety of healthy and gourmet frozen foods, fresh salsa and hummus, and spelt, rice and gluten-free breads.
Meat & Poultry
For beef, poultry, and specialty items like sausages, marinated meats and kabobs, for recipes and cooking tips, for custom cuts and special seasonings, our full-service Meat Department is a cut above.
If you enjoy meat or poultry, you can discover how Nature intended them to taste at our Meat Department. Beef lovers love our Natural Beef raised with no added hormones or antibiotics. The flavor of our Free-Range and organic Chicken and Turkey simply can't be compared to other poultry. Look to Lazy Acres Meat Department also for specialty, ready-to-cook items including stuffed chicken breasts, marinated beef, and freshly prepared kabobs just waiting to be put on the barbecue or broiler.
For a special treat, try our handmade specialty sausages prepared daily with no preservatives or fillers. If you need custom cuts or special orders, just ask. And when you need tips on how to make your meat dishes better, count on our service people to have the answers.
To some folks, produce is the heart of a meal. For others, a cheery ambiance makes mealtime special. Lazy Acres' Produce Department is the place to find what will satisfy the taste and the spirit.
EDIBLES: If you like fruits and veggies, you'll love our produce department. We currently source the freshest, local and organic produce in both the Long Beach and Santa Barbara areas. Our produce buyers focus on sourcing local, which means that you will always get the freshest best tasting fruits and vegetables within the market place. We believe that you will find our organic produce offering to be head and shoulders above the rest.
DECORATIVES: We also offer a large selection of floral, including organically grown cut flowers when available, potted green and blooming plants, and unique cut flower arrangements especially designed for Lazy Acres.
To create a great meal or an enchanting environment, come over to Lazy Acres Produce Department.
From organic to conventionally grown, from grains to granolas and candies to coffees, our selection of bulk items is awesome. You'll love being able to take as much or as little as you need.
Many of our bulk items are offered in both organic and conventionally grown varieties, and our prices will make you smile. Bulk items are almost always less expensive than their pre-packaged counterparts, plus you'll help the environment by reducing packaging wastes. Take exactly as much as you want from the following bulk categories:
Candies -- sugared and sugar-free
Grains and Seeds
Mueslis and Granolas
You can also treat yourself to custom quantities of our freshly ground nut butters.
Whether it's for good nutrition or just great tastes, our Juice Bar delivers both in abundance.
There are smoothies and then there are SMOOTHIES! At our Juice Bar, we use fruit sorbets (not sherbets), lowfat ice milk and nonfat frozen yogurt, and 100% pure fruit juices. In fact, our fresh squeezed orange juice is from just-picked local, organic oranges. We also have rice and soy milk available for vegan smoothies.
Our Vegetable Juices, including wheat and barley grasses, are made from 100% organic vegetables.
We only use 100% organic vegetables in our freshly juiced combinations.
We're waiting for you with the best smoothies and organic vegetable juices around.
Deli & Prepared Foods
In our Deli Department, we use only the finest ingredients, organic whenever possible, in all our foods, which we prepare daily in our own kitchen. We have specialty salads made daily, which includes vegetarian and vegan selections. Our salads are made with “Antibiotic Free Chicken”. We also have wholesome entrees and ethnic specialties from our kitchen for the busy individual, as well as freshly made pizzas, paninis and sandwiches. And don’t forget about our wide variety of natural uncured meats. Our Roasted Natural Turkey and Roast Beef made daily right at the store.
For those looking for something special, there is imported Prosciutto di Parma and well as ready to serve pate crocks. Let’s not forget fresh caviar and truffles available year round.
Our full service deli offers:
• Made to order sandwiches
• Highest quality deli meats and cheese
• Great tasting prepared salads
• Hot Dishes, ready to take home and serve or eat in our cafe
• Soups and Chilis made fresh daily in our kitchen
• Pizzas and Panini baked just for you while you shop
Or if you are on the go, you can select something from our deli island, which is full of fresh-made, ready-to-go items: wraps, burritos, sandwiches, salads...
Our salad bar is stocked with the freshest ingredients available.
Special orders are welcome, and we are happy to prepare custom party platters for you, or pack your picnic baskets.
Our Cheese Department is more than just a specialty section of our store; it's an exotic 'round the world adventure of tastes, textures and fragrances that features cheeses and much more! Our buyers have selected some the best cheeses the world has to offer. We have hundreds of cheeses from all corners of the world. Soft to Firm, Mild to Sharp, you name it we’ve got it. Not only that, we are especially proud of our great selection of local cheeses from Southern and Central California and well as across the Golden State. Look for the “Local” sticker!
Cheeses - over 200 varieties from around the world: France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Greece, Belgium, Denmark, Holland, Hungary, Spain, Portugal, Norway, Switzerland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, American Farmstead and over 30 Organic cheeses. There are new cheeses arriving weekly! We rotate through around two dozen specialty cheeses that arrive by air-shipment from Europe every couple of weeks!
And we also feature:
• Fresh caviar from Russia, and sustainably-farmed from USA
• Smoked Fish, including Scottish Smoked Salmon and Smoked Trout
• Over a dozen varieties of olives
• Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena (The real stuff!)
• Italian and French Truffles, Truffle Oil, Truffle Butter and Truffle Sauce
• Dry mushrooms sold by the ounce
• Fresh Sauces and Organic Pastas
• European butters from France, Italy, Denmark, and the UK
• Spanish Fig Cake, and Quince Paste
• Pate', Goose Fat, French Saucisson, Jamon Serrano
Photos and words can't do justice to this truly unique department. Come in, enjoy the experience, and let our very knowledgeable staff assist you in making selections that will delight.
Wine & Spirits
Nowhere in our store are the qualities of selection and service more evident than in our Wine Department. Our staff lives and breathes wine and they are eager to share as much-or as little-of what they know with you as you like.
The result of their enthusiasm (okay, it's an obsession) is a selection of over a thousand excellent wines from around the county, around the state, and around the world. We feature the best of Santa Barbara County vineyards, small production Cabernets from Napa and Sonoma Counties, Zinfandels from throughout California, and imports from Australia, Italy and France.
You will find great values from under $10 a bottle, to some of the most impressive wines from importers like Dan Philips of the Grateful Palate, Robert Chadderdon, Peter Weygandt, Robert Kacher and Kermit Lynch.
Take advantage of a 10% discount on purchases of 6 bottles or more, and rely on us for advice, whether it's a gift suggestion for wine aficionado friends, help in planning your next dinner party, or assistance in deciding how much champagne you need for a wedding toast.
If beer or spirits are more to your taste, we offer a terrific selection of both. You'll find specialty spirits, especially tequilas and vodkas, including treasures from micro-distillers like Anchor and Charbay. For the beer enthusiast we feature superb craft beers from around California and throughout the world.
Quality. Variety. Same-day freshness. Three things you can always count on from our Seafood Department.
One of the key factors in great tasting fish is freshness, and you'd have to catch your own to have fish fresher than those we sell. We offer the widest variety of the highest quality fish in Santa Barbara, local and fast-flown-in, including wild King Salmon.
Our selection of prepared fish includes smoked fish and shrimp, which we'll be glad to prepare in a Party Platter for you, and we offer ready-to-cook favorites like shrimp skewers, crab cakes, stuffed mushrooms, prepared-in-house Ceviche, and try our Poke Bar full of our seafood salads. Special orders are always welcome, and we can give you recipes and advice on how to cook your fish dishes to perfection.
When fantastic fish is on your menu, make our Seafood Department your port o' call.
Made fresh daily, there are over 30 varieties of sushi to choose from in the grab ‘n go sushi case or if you prefer, made-to-order sushi is available from 7am – 5pm daily. In addition, they offer five varieties of sushi-grade sashimi, party platters and an organic brown rice option on any roll. We also use real crabmeat in all of our rolls! All items are customizable and can be made to order!
Come see your local flower shop at Lazy Acres, where we strive on local and fresh product from all our surrounding farmers here, in California. Over 90% of the fresh cut flowers and plants offered at Lazy Acres are grown right here in California, many coming from Santa Barbara, Oxnard, Ventura, and Los Angeles counties. Our flowers and plants are delivered to our stores daily for freshness and quality assurance. We have weekly specials on our mix and match flowers, and our 2 for $20.00 three inch orchids are on special for any occasion you may need. Upon request, our Floral Specialists will be happy to upgrade any plants or flowers into a nice container for you; you may even bring in a container from home.
A large variety of organic herbs and vegetables for your garden are also available. Everything from 3″ herbs in biodegradable pots (they can be placed in your compost pile) to larger decorative containers for your kitchen windowsill.
During the Holiday’s keep us in mind for your centerpiece for your special dinner or office party. You can order right in the floral department or you can order thru our catering department specialist with any catering order. Whenever you need your flowers for everyday or any special occasion, remember Lazy Acres.