Edible East Bay News

  • Secret Snails, Blue Heart, and Warming Winter Dishes

    Support Food Justice through Blue Heart

    December focus is on job creation through Planting Justice. Read more.     

    Join the Secret Snail Recipe Swap 

    Slow Food hosts a worldwide exchange. Read more

     Holiday Garden Gifts    and Crafts 

    uc-botanical-garden2 Enjoy a pop-up shop and special holiday workshops. Read more

     Merrymaking with   Donkey & Goat 

    donkey-goatrevsharpened Celebrate the season with a wine and pizza party, Dec 2. Read more.


    Reflections on Food Culture 

    Read our review and attend a panel with the writers on Dec 6.

    Bundle Up & Chow Down

    Our new issue serves up warming winter dishes from three world cultures. Read more.
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  • Farm Gifts, Dine Out, and Our Winter Holidays Issue

    Gifts from the Farm

     Local farmers offer tempting holiday treats. Read more

    Update: Taste, Sip, Share

    Sample nourishing food and drink, and share your feedback, Dec 8. Read more 

     Our Winter Holidays Issue 

    Pick up your copy at a farmers’ market or local business!

     Dine Out for School Gardens 

    Berkeley restaurants support gardening and cooking education, Dec 1. Read more.

    Spiced Elderberry Syrup 

    Five Flavors Herbs offers a healing seasonal brew. Read more.

    The Macanese Melting Pot 

    Get on board for a pop-art cooking adventure. Read our review.
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  • Cookie Pop-Up, Soup for Artists, and A Fundraiser at Sanctuary Bistro

    Cool Cookies

    dories-cookies Meet culinary guru Dorie Greenspan on Nov. 12. Read our book review. Click here

     Soup for the Arts

    soup Enjoy a homemade meal and vote to fund a local artist, Nov 13. Read more.

    Paint it Forward and Help a Kid

    starry-night Call on your inner Van Gogh to make a child’s wish come true, Nov 12. Read more.


    Fundraiser for Mobile Farmers’ Markets 

    sanctuary Sanctuary Bistro dinner benefits Fresh Approach, Nov 13. Read more.
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  • Soda Tax, Shroombake, And Gallery Shows

     Vote for Your Community!

    berkeleyvsbigsoda_nikki-goddard Soda tax and plastic bag ban are up for consideration. Vote by Nov 8. Read more.

     Gallery Fest in Walnut Creek

    wreath-stroke Find great gifts and learn new DIY skills, Nov 5 & 6. Read more.

    Warm and Sweet Autumn Reads


    Seasonal flavors bring comfort and coziness to your kitchen. Read our reviews here.


    mushroom-pies Niles Pie Company shares the secrets of Mushroom Pie.

     Dining Goes on Display

    epperson-gallery-sm Savor a gallery show and retail event in Crockett. Reception on Nov 5. Read more.
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  • A Seasonal Pie Contest & Three Outstanding Author Talks

     Sophie Egan on American Food Culture

    egan-book The author of Devoured delves into why we eat what we eat, Oct 27. Read more

     Know Thy Fungi

    radical-mycology Peter McCoy talks about the importance of mushrooms, Oct 27. Read more.

    Try Out Your Pie at CUESA's Harvest Fest

    two-pies Celebrate the season with Halloween fun and plenty of pies, Oct 30. Read more.

     Foragers Companion

    flavors-of-home-250 Meet Margit Roos-Collins and learn about her updated plant guide, Nov 2. Read more.

     Scare Yourself Silly at the Market

    halloween-harvest-kids Halloween Harvest Fests offer treats for all, Oct 29 & 30. Read more.
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  • 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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