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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

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    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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  • Oakland’s Indie Coffee Passport and An Arts Fest In Fremont

    Tour Oakland Coffee Territory

    ICP-Coming-crop Get your coffee passport stamped when you visit Oakland’s indie cafés. Read more.

    Book Signing on the Farm

    fgfsign Meet Mi Ae Lipe, author of Bounty From the Box, and tour the farm, Aug 8. Read more.

    Inspired Cooking with Vegetables


    Pick up tips and techniques for working magic with veggies. Read our book reviews.

    Fremont Arts Extravaganza

    Fremont-Festival-crop1 Lively street festival also highlights foods and wine, August 6 & 7. Read more.

    On Growing a Better Planet

    soilnotoilposter2 Learn from environmental experts at the Soil Not Oil Conference, August 5 & 6. Read more.
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  • Paso Robles Wines, Versatile Bitters, and Ancient Grains

    Educate Your Palate Paso-Robles-wines-courtesy-of-Paso-Robles-Wine-Country-Alliance-2

    Learn about and taste wines from Paso Robles in Oakland, July 28. Read more.

    I’ll Drink to That!

      cocktails-sm 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 Relish

    Try 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

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  • Chocolate Know-How, Ice Cream Day, and a Tomato Fest

    Bean-to-Bar Learning

      Barlovento_Photoby_Scout-E Dive in with a Food Craft Institute chocolate intensive, Aug 10-20. Read more.

    Arctic Tour on a Hot Summer Day

    Fentons-Summer-flavors---bing-cherry,-mango-&-pomegranate-CROP) As National Ice Cream Day approaches, we go behind the scenes at Fentons Creamery, July 17. Read more.

    Super SCOBY Magic

    Kombucha-workshop-by-Lila-Volkas Brew your own healing kombucha, July 21. Read more.

    Tomato Time on the Farm

    Heart-Tomato-Couple-Capay-cropEnjoy tastings, tours, and music in the Capay Valley, July 16. Read more.

    Driving Down Food Waste

    Food-Waste-crop An expert panel looks at causes and possible solutions, July 20. Read more.

    Summertime Sweets

    Frozen desserts and fruity treats are among summer’s many pleasures. Read our book reviews here.
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  • Plastic-Free July and A Bastille Day Celebration

    Go Plastic Free in July

    Plastic-Free-July The Ecology Center offers hands-on events and learning opportunities. Read more.

    A Bastille Day Soirée

    Bastille-Day-celebration Market Hall serves up a celebration of French food, July 14. Read more.

     El Torito Tapa!

    El-Torito Run with the bulls at a fun bar in Walnut Creek, July 7-14. Read more.

     Kick Back for East Bay Parks

    EB-Parks---crop Sales 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

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  • 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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