Edible East Bay News

  • Fruitvale Fest, Unseen City, and Richmond Sips, Ships, and Sparks

    Sips, Ships, and Sparks at the Richmond Shipyard

    1-Sip-on-this-view-crop Celebrate the Fourth (on July Third) at Riggers Loft Wine Company. Read more.

    Seeing the Beauty of Nature in the Urban Environment

    Unseen-City Read our book review and hear Nathanael Johnson speak at Books Inc, July 6.

    Stone Fruit at the Source

    stone fruit Celebrate along with Central Valley growers at their Organic Stone Fruit Jubilee, June 25. Read more.

    Fruitvale Fest

    making-pupusas Festival honors the neighborhood’s diverse Latino culture, June 25. Read more.

    Pop-up Dinner Honors an Indigenous Chef


    Farm to Fork Series offers a meal inspired by Native American recipes, July 8. Read more.

    Big Bale of Money for Small Family Farms 

    Apply now for $20,000 through the Beekman 1802 Mortgage Lifter program.Read more.
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  • Stone Fruit, Traditional Diets, and A Launch Party For Alameda Kitchen

    Gain Ancient Food Wisdom

    Three-Stone-Hearth Three Stone Hearth offers an intensive on traditional diets, June 18. Read more.

    Buzz & Flap, Creep & Crawl

    Bug-Day-crop What a way to celebrate Father's Day: Bug Day at the Botanical Garden, June 19. Read more.

    Peachy Plummy!

    CUESA-stone-fruit-crop Taste those sweet stone fruits and play the name game, June 19. Read more.

    Alameda Kitchen Benefit

    Alameda-Kitchen-soup-crop Help cut food waste while creating jobs, June 24. Read more.

    Meet, Greet, & Eat

    PCM-storefront-crop Celebrate West Oakland’s future full-service market, June 18. Read more.

    Discover Handmade Treasures

    KPFA-chocolates Indulge in artistic goods and artisanal foods at KPFA’s Summer Crafts Fair, June 18-19. Read more.
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  • Last Day For EDDY’s Voting, Elderflowers, and a New Farm Park


     Cooking With Elderflowers

    ElderDelicate floral blossoms enhance sweet and savory foods alike. Read more.

    Last Call on EDDY’s Voting

    SVentura_GrowlersArms_MG_2155 Please push us over the top: Voting ends on Wednesday June 8 at 9pm. Read more.

    Celebrate the Farm in the City


    Explore West Oakland’s new urban farm and play space, June 11 & 12. Read more.

    Antiques on the Farm

    Antiques-Marketplace2 Hunt for vintage treasures and savor a picnic lunch in the orchard, June 11. Read more.

    Health-Giving Gardens

    Edible_Medicinal_-crop Explore the nutritional and healing properties of California’s native plants, June 12. Read more.

    Strategies for Getting Meals on the Table


    Looking for quick and easy ways to prepare healthy meals? Read our book reviews here.

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    A Recipe from EDDY Award Nominee “A Savory Puzzle”

    cherry-tomato-salad Try Chef Brian Ventura's Heirloom and Cherry Tomato Salad. Read more.

    A Recipe from EDDY Award Nominee “Baking With Bugs”

    Zucchini-Bread Get adventurous with this zucchini bread made with cricket flour. Read more.

    Spring Feast at Grabishfarm

    Grabbish-roast Relish a farm-fresh dinner as the sun sets over the mountains, June 11. Read more.

    First Friday Fun at Donkey & Goat

    donkeyandgoatcollage-1 On the menu: wine, art, music, and waffles! Starts June 3. Read more.

    In Praise of Books

    BABF-log0 Berkeley festival spotlights authors and readers, June 4-5. Read more.

    Science In Your Kitchen

    Lopez-Alt-J J. Kenji López-Alt teaches home cooks to use scientific know-how for tastier food. Read our review, and hear López-Alt speak at the Bay Area Book Festival
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  • Cherry Bread Pudding and a Horse-Powered Farm


    Savor the Season

    Fresh-Cherry-Bread Try our heavenly bread pudding recipe while cherries are fresh and abundant.

    Adventures in Biodynamic Farming

    Live-Power-Farm2Spend an enlightening weekend at Live Power Community Farm, June 10–12. Read more.

    Summer Fun for Teen Chefs

    teens Kitchen on Fire welcomes young cooks. Read more.

    Enjoy French Foods, Help Local Seniors

    french-countryside A Taste of France supports Meals on Wheels, June 5. Read more.

    Super Efficient Irrigation for Spring Vegetable Gardens

    Less-Water-teaser Learn to be a savvy water saver. Read more.

    Dancers Explore Climate Change

    Nina-Haft-&-Co-cr Nina Haft & Company perform along a coast trail, May 29, 30, and June 5. Read more.
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  • Our New Summer Issue, Plum Pickling, and Pleasure Superheroes

    Summer Pleasures

    cover-news Our new summer issue is in print and will be turning up this week at local farmers’ markets and East Bay businesses. Indulge yourself!
    Bliss-interview Nishanga Bliss discusses research on food and pleasure in our new issue.

    Plum Pickling Time

    umeboshi Transform fruit into umeboshi, May 22. Read more.

    Fruitvale’s Many Flavors

    Feasts-of-Fruitvale Sample Latino delicacies on a neighborhood walking tour, May 22. Read more.

    Read On

    Oakland-Book-Fest-logo Oakland’s Book Festival welcomes the thoughtful, hungry, and curious, May 22. Read more.

    Ecology Center Welcomes Summer

    Fun-Fest Dance, play, and create at the Family Fun Fest, May 28. Read more.

    Eating Clean & Green

    books Consider the advantages of a diet without processed and refined foods. Read our book reviews here.

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  • Farm Tours, Brews, and Crepe-Paper Strawberries

    Strawberry Art

    strawberry-crepe-BLACK Create your own botanical artistry at Il Fiorello, May 21. Read more.

    Meet & Greet at Grabishfarm

    Grabbish-goat Get to know the heritage breed animals and learn why they matter, May 21. Read more.

    Chickens, Goats, and Food Forests

    Urban-Farm-Tours Institute of Urban Homesteading tours, May 15 & 22. Read more.

    Keep the Brews Coming

    BurgerNBrewFestLogoSQUARE Beer and burgers take center stage in Fremont,May 21. Read more.

    Craving Majadera?

    babite-dish Learn about this flavorful Israeli dish featuring spiced lentils, rice, and tahini in our story about Piedmont Avenue eatery Ba-Bite.

    Cooking with Belcampo’s Anya Fernald

    Home-Cooked-teaser Read our review and meet Anya at Oakland Crush, May 18. Read more.

    Overrun by Nasturtiums?

      nasturtiums-2 Fight back and put them in pesto. Read more.
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  • Plants At The Edible Schoolyard and An Olive Oil Fest


     Berkeley Garden Party

    Radishes Taste, tour, and splurge on plants at the Edible Schoolyard, May 7. Read more.  

     The Wisdom of Weeds

    Joy-Moore-and-Sami-Mirza A middle schooler reveals life lessons learned in the garden. Read more.

    Pasture Power


    Connect with changemakers and experts on soils, seeds, and pollinators, May 10. Read more.


    EVOO Enlightenment

    olive-oil-wreath Learn and taste at the Pasta Shop's Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Festival, May 14. Read more.

    Edible East Bay Recipes Now on Pinterest

    strata Visit our Pinterest page for the scoop.

    The Garden in Your Glass

    For outstanding cocktails, start with ingredients from your garden or farmers' market. Read more.
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  • Pork, Seafood, and Spring Planting

    Water-Wise Planting

      UC-Bot-Garden--Aristolochia-californica Explore the options at the UC Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale, April 29-30.Read more.

    Take Home a Michael Pollan . . 

    Spring-Plant-Sale-Merritt-crop . . .  from the Merritt College Spring Plant Sale, April 30-May 1. Read more.

    A Mooooment to Celebrate

    Clover Stornetta turns 100!   Read more.

    Hog Heritage Matters

    Chefs compete in a fundraiser to save heritage breeds, May 1. Read more.

    Barn Fair Fun

    Find artisanal foods and local wares at a festive Temescal market, May 1. Read more

     A Convivial Seafood Feast

    Stuffed-sole_Niles-Sea-to-Table-dinner-crop Real Good Fish and Niles Pie Co. offer a springtime feast, May 1. Read more.
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  • Farmsteads and Passover Macaroons

    A Fresh Look at California Farmsteads

    Farmstead Edible East Bay applauds writer Sarah Henry and photographer Erin Scott for their new book, Farmsteads of the California Coast. Read more.


    Celebrating Mediterranean Jewish Foods


    Chef Joyce Goldstein serves up a new book and recipe samples, April 16. Read more.

     Celebrate Earth Day at Wagner Ranch

    dragonfly A free festival promises outdoor fun for all ages, April 17.  Read more.

    April Delights at Wente Vineyards 

    Wente-Garden_Diane-and-Chef-Mike-Ward Enjoy 30th anniversary events throughout the month.  Read more.

      Surf Smelt, Anyone?

    herring-peppercorn Fish workshop teaches pickling and fermenting, April 24. Read more.

      Masterful Macaroons

    macaroon-crop Learn a Brazilian chef's secrets for this treat.  Read more.


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