Edible East Bay News

  • Mark Bittman at Market Hall, Harvest Events, and Savor Filipino

    Book Signing with Mark Bittman

    mark-bittman Meet the acclaimed author and columnist at Market Hall, Oct 16. Read more.

     A Playful Harvest Fair 

    2014-ebws-harvest-faire-crop Enjoy a festive time at the East Bay Waldorf School, Oct 15. Read more.

     Harvest Fun at the Sunol AgPark

    pumpkins-sunol Pick a pumpkin and explore the farms, Oct 16. Read more.

     Explore Foods from the Philippines

    savor-filipino Savor Filipino merges traditional and contemporary cuisines, Oct 15. Read more.

    The Loss of Food Diversity

      commonwealth-club The Commonwealth Club hosts Bread, Wine, and Chocolate in a Warming World, Oct 18. Read more.
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  • Emeryville Arts, Out and About, and Forage Kitchen

    Forage Kitchen Opens in Oakland

    forage-kitchen-1 Visit the new co-working space for chefs and food entrepreneurs, Oct 7. Read more.

    The Rye Baker Visits Mrs. Dalloway’s

    Purchase this book Meet the author and sample breads from Europe and America, Oct 7. Read more.

    Emeryville Art Show Turns 30

    "Stacked Elephant" is a monoprint by Yvette Buigues. Local talent is on display with works in many media, opening Oct 7. Read more.

     Swap and Share at the Plant Exchange

    plant-exchange-crop Tools, mulch, and other garden items are also on offer, Oct 8. Read more.

    On the Town in Rockridge


    Pick your pleasure at Out & About, Oct 9. Read more.

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  • Foods of the Americas, a Harvest Tasting, and a Pig Roast

    An Exhibit to Feast on at the UC Botanical Garden foa-banner-2016

    Plus a family day, mezcal tasting, and a harvest dinner, Oct 1-21. Read more.

     Sweet Times at the Oasis 

    biofuel-oasis_kelsey-howard Sample East Bay honeys and learn about urban farming, Oct 1. Read more.

     Celebrate the Olive Harvest

    orinda-fest-olivecrowns Taste, create, and explore at the Orinda Olive Festival, Oct 2. Read more

    Porcine Pleasures


    Enjoy a festive pig roast at the historic Port of Richmond, Oct 8, Riggers Loft Wine Co. Read more.

    Mix, Braid, and Bake!

    challah-round-final Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with your own challah. Market Hall offers a special menu and recipe for the Jewish High Holy Days. Read more.
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  • The Business Of Beer, Plant Sales, And Kitchen Trolls

    Bewitching Bites

    final_troll_cover_webA local event highlights the magic of The Troll Cookbook, Sept 24. Read our review including recipes, and learn more about the event: here.

     Party with the Plants

    fall-grapes-merritt-clg-plant-sale-sm Merritt College Fall Plant Sale features family fun and great plants for your garden, Oct 1 & 2. Read more.

    Celebrate Life on the Farm


    Explore rural living at the Hoes Down Harvest Festival, Oct 1 & 2. Read more.

    Get Brewing

    business-of-beer-tasting-crop Food Craft Institute offers The Business of Craft Beer, Oct 22 - Nov 19. Read more.

     Exotic, Rare, and Drought-Savvy

    uc-berkeley-plant-sale Water-wise is the word at the UC Botanical Garden Fall Plant Sale, Sept 25. Read more.
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  • Tomatotopia, Eat Real, and Good News for Seed-Savers

    Tomato Dreams Come True

    2014-cherry-tomato-mix Join Edible East Bay and local tomato breeders at Tomatotopia, Sept 25. Read more.


    Eat Real! eat-real-frozenkuhsterd_photobymonawong

    It's that time again! Don't miss Oakland's annual Eat Real Fest, Sept 23-25 at Jack London Square. Read more  

    Fiber Artists Trunk Show weaving-trunk-show

    Berkeley Horticultural Nursery hosts a trunk show featuring handmade and homegrown goods, Sept 18. Read more.  

     Good News for Seed Sharers rebecca_crop

    A new law removes barriers for non-commercial sharing of seeds. Read more

     Exploring Unusual Tastes


    Learn to cook with burdock, cardoons, celeriac, and more. Read our review, and meet the author, September 25.
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  • The Millet Project and to Eat or Not Eat Beef

    High Marks for the Millet Project

    Get to know this high-nutrition, gluten-free grain, Sept.11. Read more.

     What’s the Beef With Beef?

      Beef-poster-revHow much does eating steak and burgers contribute to climate change? Sept. 14.Read more.

     Bowls of Deliciousness

      whole-bowlsWhole Bowls offers veggie, vegan, and gluten-free recipes in a cozy serving dish.Read our review here.

    Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Fig Sauce

    Pork-recipe Black Mission figs, balsamic vinegar, and pork tenderloin come together in this flavorful dish. Read our recipe here.

    Sheet Mulching for Soil Health

    Ploughshares-logo Attend a free workshop and demo at Ploughshares Nursery, Sept. 10. Read more.

    A Forward-Thinking Look at Food 

    Edible-Inst-Chicago-image Edible Communities hosts a national conference in Chicago, Oct. 1. Read more.
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  • Real Food Real Stories and a Hay Bale Tomato Maze

        Real Food, Real Stories Picnic

    Real-Food-Real-Stories Meet food activist Brahm Ahmadi and hear his story, Sept 8. Read more.

           Celebrate Makers at              Donkey & Goat

    Donkey-&-Goat First Fridays highlight local wine, food, art, and music. Read more.

    Late Summer Feasts


    Get ready for memorable barbecues and picnics this Labor Day weekend. Read our reviews here.

    A-maze-ing Farm Fun!

    Tomato-maze-2-crop Explore the hay bale tomato maze and take a gardening workshop at Soul Food Farm. Read more.

     Crops on High

    TopLeafFarm-image-for-newsletter Urban rooftop farms find homes in the East Bay. Read our story here.
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  • Eat.Think.Design & A Place at the Table

    Eat.Think.Design. Goes Online

    Cal course in food and innovation now open to all. Read more.

     Campus Innovators 

    Cal grad students tackle food-centered problems in Eat.Think.Design. Read our story here.

     Film Explores Hunger in America

    A-Place-at-the-Table-cropA Place at the Table offers hard truths and possible answers, Sept 1. Read more

     Waste Not, Want Not!

      Learn to make better use of food, even those beet greens. Read our review here.

     10th Anniversary Toast

    Urbano Cellars marks ten years of artisanal winemaking. Read more.

    Coming up Roses

    crepe-paper-roses Create your own floral artistry at Il Fiorello, Sept. 3. Read more.
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  • Our New Fall Issue and Art In The Nursery

    Juicy Reads! EEB45-cover-SM-stroke

    Our new Fall Harvest '16 issue features tomatoes, carbon farming, rooftop veggies, and much more. Find a copyhere. (Cover art by Shari Arai DeBoer.)

     Carbon Conscious on the Farm

    cows-for-carbon New trends in farming create healthier soil and happier cows. Read our story here.

    Art Among the Shrubbery

    Works by local artists will be on display and for sale at the Berkeley Horticultural Nursery this Saturday.

    Local artists display their works at Berkeley Horticultural Nursery, August 20. Read more.

    Quick and Easy Cooking

    Market-Math Simple recipes can be a lifesaver during busy times. Read our review here.

    Monthly Food Truck Fest

    emeryville-crop Off the Grid announces third Saturday events in Emeryville, August 20. Read more.
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  • It’s National Farmers’ Market Week:

    Cook, Shop, & Volunteer!

    The Farmers’ Market Wants You!

    cuesa Attend CUESA's volunteer orientation and explore the opportunities, Aug 17. Read more.

    Cook the Market With Kitchen on Fire

    cook-the-market Build your farmers' market savvy with cooking demos and a hands-on class, Aug 18 & 20. Read more.

    Shop the Truck

    cute-kids-2 It’s National Farmers’ Market Week, and we can’t wait to let readers know about market trucks operated by the nonprofit Fresh Approach in some of our local communities that are short on access to fresh produce. Here’s a sneak peek at the story that's about to come out in our Fall 2016 issue, which becomes available during the coming week at all the usual locations.

    Makers Wanted

      maker-faire Apply now through Sept 2 to be an exhibitor, performer, or presenter at the Mini Maker Faire. Read more.

    Camping and Cooking Under the Stars

    Savor the special joy of mac ‘n’ cheese cooked in the great outdoors. Read our review here.
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