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Spotlight on EG Residents

Updated: Jul 31, 2023

East Garrison is brimming with talented residents. This blog spotlights EG residents, including small business owners and more. To be included in the directory just send your info to:



Al Shamble Fine Art

Al Shamble is an award-winning California seascape and landscape painter, working outdoors “Plein Air” and from his East Garrison home studio. He hopes that his Plein Air and Studio paintings convey the need to recognize and preserve our beautiful natural environment. Please contact Al to purchase a painting or to commission a favorite of your own.

Cell: 510 (585-8394) Alfred.Shamble@gmail.com



Bernhardt Tutoring

Elizabeth Bernhardt is an experienced teacher who offers Academic Tutoring for Grades K-8th in Math, Reading, Writing, HomeworkSupport, and Study Skills. She also tutors adults in the CBEST test.



Flywheel Wines

Flywheel Wines specializes in hand-crafting small-lot wines. Our vineyard sources are near the Pinnacles – a majestic landscape that we showcase through a range of varietals: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Grenache, and Mourvèdre. We're also proud of TryZub whose proceeds benefit the Ukrainian aid mission of World Central Kitchen. Look for our wines at local markets and Toro Sushi in Carmel by the Sea. Visit us on the 1st Saturday of each month, 1pm to 5pm, at Urban Wine Row in Marina.



Great British Bake Shop

Great British Bake shop- East Garrison

Lesley & Chris, East Garrison residents since 2018, recently opened The Great British Bake Shop in Oldtown Salinas. The bakery was inspired by Lesley's grandmother, May Oxborough, and her legendary Ham & Egg pies! Lesley and Chris are thrilled to offer a little piece of Britain, their food and their culture, to Monterey County.

We take orders online and deliver FREE to EG Monday - Friday: just call 11am - 2pm at 831- 356-0005 or order online. And, starting in May, if you want to pick up on Lee Ave near Lincoln Park on Thursdays 5 - 5:30pm, just place your order by Wed. 4pm and mention pick up location in the delivery notes. You can of course also drop-in the shop, view our goodies and buy.



Megan Wood

Megan Wood is a children’s book author and child care provider. “Cash, The Clever Canine,” is book 1 in the Farm Day Adventures Series. The Series is a collection of books written by Megan during the time she spent working on a farm. Hear the read aloud of “Cash the Clever Canine” book on YouTube.


Cash, the stuffed animal, was made by an EG Resident and owner of Michelle's Zoo. To learn about child care services, buy a Stuffie ($55) or buy a signed book ($10.95 + shipping) contact Megan at farmdayadventures@gmail.com. Get updates on Facebook.

Learn more or order books at www.FarmDayAdventures.com


Michelle’s Zoo


Adorable quality handmade stuffed animals by Michelle. At the Zoo we believe the world should be a colorful place to live. So much love is put into every plush animal/toy that I make. I truly love what I do and am so thankful to all of you for allowing me to hopefully add a little joy to your lives. I love working with people to create the perfect plush gift.




Micah Carlson, LCSW

Private Practice therapist offering TeleTherapy services. Learn more about my services or send a request to book an appointment at







Sharkbait Photography

Sharkbait Photography is your neighborhood photographer, offering accessible pricing to capture your special moments throughout each year.

Portraits: family, birthday, holiday, senior, social media content, professional headshot, etc. Events: graduation, divorce party, family reunion, quinceanera, birthday party, etc.

Corporate: catering showcase, car show, website content and employee portraits, company diners and events, etc.

Find me on:

IG: @sharkbaitphotog



Sterling Reverie Photography


Sterling Reverie Photography: Capturing life with Photography. Sterling Reverie Photography was established with the purpose of capturing the reverie aura of life. Visually embodying elegance, emotion and life in every image. Samantha Nunes is the voice and photographer behind Sterling Reverie. She is a boy mom, agricultural wife, military daughter, older sister, horse girl at heart and I love being your photographer.


The Sweetest Life


The Sweet Life (TSL) provides comprehensive air quality testing services for residential and commercial properties. 5 metrics, such as formaldehyde and CO2, are tested to determine if property is wellness friendly. Results can produce up to 25% more value when selling and better quality of health.

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