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As we embark upon this years-long planning process, there will be many opportunities for community engagement and feedback. This page will be updated frequently with upcoming events that provide opportunities to speak with our project team, share your thoughts, and ask questions.

Please also be sure to sign up for our email list to receive project updates, including
invitations for upcoming community discussion forums.

Menu tasting at The Hollō Café
March 30, 2023 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for a curated menu tasting at The Hollō Café. We’re excited to host our neighbors to sample a selection of menu offerings at the newly opened cafe.

Please RSVP below so that we can ensure plenty of food for all attendees, adults and children.


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The Hollo
Onsite Café 1100 Island Drive

An onsite café serving breakfast and lunch is now open. The Hollo Café has replaced the old Specialty’s Café & Bakery at 1100 Island Drive.

The Hollo Café’s contemporary fare is made with local produce and sustainable practices served in a modern oasis of award-winning design. Nestled in the Redwood LIFE campus, our innovative menu is prepared with seasonal ingredients with an emphasis on waste-reducing methods.

Operating hours are currently 8:30am – 2:00pm with hot and cold breakfast service, specialty coffee, and a variety of lunch options.

Please visit for the full menu and latest updates.

Roots Farmers Market
Open every Saturday from 9am to 1pm, come rain or shine! Corner of Marine Parkway and Island Drive

Roots Farmers Markets sources only quality vendors to provide a diverse selection with prices for all!

Find your way toward Sweet Tree Farms. Their seasonal fruits and vegetables are some of the best you can get in the Bay Area, at an incredible price.

If you’re into rocks and minerals, we encourage you to stop by Gardner Minerals to view their collection of sustainably sourced rocks and minerals from all over the world.

Check out Hummus Heaven for amazing homemade hummus and pita bread/chips.

The last spotlight vendor is Alexandre Dairy, supplying a variety of wonderful dairy products!

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Food Trucks
Wednesdays from 11:30am to 1:30pm

Join us for some of our favorite food just outside of our 1300 Island Drive office (no sign-up required).

Previous Events

Fall Festival

Redwood LIFE Amenity Center

Longfellow was joined by many Redwood Shores families and community members at the Fall Festival featuring a carving class led by Pumpkins by Paulina. They enjoyed fall treats and a raffle for gift cards to The Hollo, an onsite cafe opening at Redwood LIFE later this year.

Thank you for joining our events with your friends and family – we’ve enjoyed hosting and inviting you to our campus!

Thursday, October 13, 2022   |   5:30PM - 6:30PM

Blood Drive

Redwood LIFE

Longfellow coordinated with Stanford Blood Center to bring a mobile blood drive to Redwood LIFE. We would like to thank all those who donated for contributing to the success of this drive and hope to see you again at the next one!

Tuesday, September 27, 2022   |   10:00AM - 2:00PM

Trivia Night - Community Mixer

Redwood LIFE Amenity Center

Trivia Night featured some healthy competition by tenant and community teams as they used their smartphones to answer various pop culture questions. Off The Rails Brewing Co. poured a selection of beers and patrons enjoyed the candy bar as well as the popcorn machine.

Thursday, September 15, 2022   |   4:00PM - 7:00PM

Country Night - Community Mixer Night

Redwood LIFE Amenity Center

Longfellow’s second Community Mixer Night themed “Country Night” featured The Waffle Roost and Curveball Slider food trucks, Devil’s Canyon brewery, and music by Bootleg Country Band. We raffled Summer themed prizes to our big winners.

Wednesday, August 17, 2022   |   5:00PM - 7:30PM

Island Bash - Community Mixer Night

Redwood LIFE Amenity Center

Longfellow’s first Community Mixer Night featured all kinds of fun activities, including a steel drum band, two island-themed food trucks, and a variety of lawn games. Free meals at the food trucks were provided to the first 50 RSVPs.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022   |   4:00PM - 7:00PM

Community Open House

Redwood LIFE Amenity Center

Longfellow hosted an in-person Community Open House to share project information and garner further feedback. There were information stations on the topics of Project Design & Construction, Transportation, Sustainability, and Community Benefits.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022   |   6:00PM – 8:00PM

Virtual Community Workshop

Virtual Zoom Meeting (link provided via email)

Longfellow hosted a virtual Community Workshop to hear from our neighbors about the types of community benefits and activities you’d like to see on the proposed new Redwood LIFE Evolve campus. We will post a summary of our community survey results from the breakout room sessions once the survey has closed on September 30th.

August 31, 2021   |   6:00PM

Open House – Community Meeting

  Virtual Zoom Meeting (link provided via email)

Longfellow hosted two open houses about our plans to re-imagine Redwood LIFE, the office and technology office park located on the edge of Redwood Shores. Our goal is to transform the site into a modern, highly functional space that will allow companies to grow and thrive, while creating a special place for the community through upgraded public spaces, facilities, and amenities. We hope you’ll share your feedback on the variety of community-oriented features and benefits we are contemplating for inclusion.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021   |   6:30PM - 8:00PM

Saturday, June 19, 2021   |   10:00AM - 11:30AM



Whether you’re a Redwood Shores neighbor, city resident, or local business owner, we want to hear from you!



Throughout the planning process, there will be many opportunities to provide feedback and ask questions. We will also be hosting community events and meetings to share updates.