Learn about and taste wines from Paso Robles in Oakland, July 28. Read more.
I’ll Drink to That!Summer's garden bounty mixes beautifully with cocktails and bitters. Read our book reviews and learn about Ledger's Liquors here.
Ethiopian Chicken with Preserved Lemon RelishTry this outstanding recipe from Bitterman's Field Guide to Bitters and Amari.
A New Look at Ancient Grains
Flours made from buckwheat, sorghum, and teff are gluten free and packed with calcium, vitamins, and protein. Read more: here... Read More
Bean-to-Bar LearningDive in with a Food Craft Institute chocolate intensive, Aug 10-20. Read more.
Arctic Tour on a Hot Summer DayAs National Ice Cream Day approaches, we go behind the scenes at Fentons Creamery, July 17. Read more.
Super SCOBY Magic
Brew your own healing kombucha, July 21. Read more.
Tomato Time on the FarmEnjoy tastings, tours, and music in the Capay Valley, July 16. Read more.
Driving Down Food WasteAn expert panel looks at causes and possible solutions, July 20. Read more.
Summertime SweetsFrozen desserts and fruity treats are among summer’s many pleasures. Read our book reviews here.... Read More
Go Plastic Free in JulyThe Ecology Center offers hands-on events and learning opportunities. Read more.
A Bastille Day SoiréeMarket Hall serves up a celebration of French food, July 14. Read more.
El Torito Tapa!Run with the bulls at a fun bar in Walnut Creek, July 7-14. Read more.
Kick Back for East Bay ParksSales of Drake’s new IPA support trail clean-up and restoration. Read more.
Dirty Hands, Happy Kids
Pick up new tips and tricks for helping young gardeners thrive: here... Read More
Sips, Ships, and Sparks at the Richmond ShipyardCelebrate the Fourth (on July Third) at Riggers Loft Wine Company. Read more.
Seeing the Beauty of Nature in the Urban EnvironmentRead our book review and hear Nathanael Johnson speak at Books Inc, July 6.
Stone Fruit at the SourceCelebrate along with Central Valley growers at their Organic Stone Fruit Jubilee, June 25. Read more.
Fruitvale FestFestival honors the neighborhood’s diverse Latino culture, June 25. Read more.
Pop-up Dinner Honors an Indigenous ChefFarm to Fork Series offers a meal inspired by Native American recipes, July 8. Read more.
Big Bale of Money for Small Family FarmsApply now for $20,000 through the Beekman 1802 Mortgage Lifter program.Read more.
Gain Ancient Food WisdomThree Stone Hearth offers an intensive on traditional diets, June 18. Read more.
Buzz & Flap, Creep & CrawlWhat a way to celebrate Father's Day: Bug Day at the Botanical Garden, June 19. Read more.
Peachy Plummy!Taste those sweet stone fruits and play the name game, June 19. Read more.
Alameda Kitchen BenefitHelp cut food waste while creating jobs, June 24. Read more.
Meet, Greet, & EatCelebrate West Oakland’s future full-service market, June 18. Read more.
Discover Handmade TreasuresIndulge in artistic goods and artisanal foods at KPFA’s Summer Crafts Fair, June 18-19. Read more.
Cooking With ElderflowersDelicate floral blossoms enhance sweet and savory foods alike. Read more.
Last Call on EDDY’s VotingPlease 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 FarmHunt for vintage treasures and savor a picnic lunch in the orchard, June 11. Read more.
Health-Giving GardensExplore 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.... Read More
A Recipe from EDDY Award Nominee “A Savory Puzzle”Try Chef Brian Ventura's Heirloom and Cherry Tomato Salad. Read more.
A Recipe from EDDY Award Nominee “Baking With Bugs”Get adventurous with this zucchini bread made with cricket flour. Read more.
Spring Feast at GrabishfarmRelish a farm-fresh dinner as the sun sets over the mountains, June 11. Read more.
First Friday Fun at Donkey & GoatOn the menu: wine, art, music, and waffles! Starts June 3. Read more.
In Praise of BooksBerkeley festival spotlights authors and readers, June 4-5. Read more.
Science In Your KitchenJ. 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
Savor the SeasonTry our heavenly bread pudding recipe while cherries are fresh and abundant.
Adventures in Biodynamic FarmingSpend an enlightening weekend at Live Power Community Farm, June 10–12. Read more.
Summer Fun for Teen ChefsKitchen on Fire welcomes young cooks. Read more.
Enjoy French Foods, Help Local SeniorsA Taste of France supports Meals on Wheels, June 5. Read more.
Super Efficient Irrigation for Spring Vegetable GardensLearn to be a savvy water saver. Read more.
Dancers Explore Climate ChangeNina Haft & Company perform along a coast trail, May 29, 30, and June 5. Read more.
Summer PleasuresOur new summer issue is in print and will be turning up this week at local farmers’ markets and East Bay businesses. Indulge yourself!
Nishanga Bliss discusses research on food and pleasure in our new issue.
Plum Pickling TimeTransform fruit into umeboshi, May 22. Read more.
Fruitvale’s Many FlavorsSample Latino delicacies on a neighborhood walking tour, May 22. Read more.
Read OnOakland’s Book Festival welcomes the thoughtful, hungry, and curious, May 22. Read more.
Ecology Center Welcomes SummerDance, play, and create at the Family Fun Fest, May 28. Read more.
Eating Clean & Green
Consider the advantages of a diet without processed and refined foods. Read our book reviews here.... Read More
Strawberry ArtCreate your own botanical artistry at Il Fiorello, May 21. Read more.
Meet & Greet at GrabishfarmGet to know the heritage breed animals and learn why they matter, May 21. Read more.
Chickens, Goats, and Food ForestsInstitute of Urban Homesteading tours, May 15 & 22. Read more.
Keep the Brews ComingBeer and burgers take center stage in Fremont,May 21. Read more.
Craving Majadera?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 FernaldRead our review and meet Anya at Oakland Crush, May 18. Read more.
Overrun by Nasturtiums?Fight back and put them in pesto. Read more.