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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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  • Hands On Fish Workshops


    Join Slow Food East Bay for an exploration of all things fish!  Read more.

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  • Grains, Healthy Solutions, And A Fun Run

    Pop-Up for Camp Scholarships

    COOK- Fundraiser helps kids attend summer cooking programs, April 9. Read more.

    Grain Trust

    Community-Grains Conference highlights whole grains, seeds, and soil, April 9 & 10. Read more.

    Healthy Food for Vulnerable Americans

    greensExpert panel ponders solutions at the Commonwealth Club, April 11. Read more.

    Fun for All at the Farm Run

    Farm-Fresh-To-You-5K-Fun-Run-2Hit the trail with Capay Organic farmer Thaddeus Barsotti, April 16. Read more.
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  • Sheepdog Smarts and Poster Power


    Sheepdog Smarts

    Come out to the McCormack Ranch for a lively day of dog trials, April 1-3.   Read more. get-going-crop-and-enhance

    Special Occasions

    Food-with-Friends-2 Add unexpected flavors to spring picnics and potlucks. Read more.

    Prince of Prints

    UC-Botanical-Garden-Bright-600x600 Celebrate the art of David Lance Goines at the UC Botanical Garden, March 26 - April 7. Read more.

    Lamb Braise for Your Seder, Easter, or Spring Feast

    Seder-table Try this lamb recipe from Café Rouge. Read more.

    Paddle & Sip

    Rogue_River_crop Join Michael Dashe for a river rafting and wine tasting vacation, June 10-14. Read more.

    20,000 and Counting

    TownKitchen_boxes At The Town Kitchen, success comes one boxed lunch at a time. Read more.
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  • Wine, Cheese, and Real Good Fish

    Cheese Bliss

    Humboldt-Fog-Credit-Rick-Roellke-(1) Indulge in tastings, pairings, and demos at the Artisan Cheese Festival, March 18-20.  Read more.

    Flavors of Spring

    Napa-spring-rolls Celebrate the change of season with our flavorful Nappa Cabbage Spring Rolls. Read more.

    Slow Down with Good Fish smoked-black-cod

    Slow Food workshop offers techniques in smoking, curing, and drying fish, March 20.  Read more.

    Sublime Sips

    barrel-tap Experience bold new flavors at Livermore Valley’s Barrel Tasting Weekend, March 19 & 20.  Read more.
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