| Eat Out to Support
Berkeley Dine Out and local restaurants partner up for a good cause on
November 30. Read more.
| Dress to Save the Planet
| Focus on Seasonal Flavors
Chef David Tanis invites readers to the market in his new cookbook.
| Try Meghan’s Potato Latkes
StopWaste offers tips for storing potatoes and onions along with a recipe for latkes.
| Create Your Own Holiday Gifts
at Oakland’s PreservedSign up for workshops in making pickles, hot sauce, cocktail shrubs, and more. Read more.
| Coq au Vin:
A Mushroom and Apple TangoThe Broth Baby team shares its recipe for a traditional French favorite. Read more.
Spread the Warmth: Give a Coat
The Ecology Center partners with One Warm Coat on a winter clothing drive. Read more.
|An Expat in Paris|
Can You Really Trust
Learn about food insults from around the globe: here
| Civil Pops Branch Out
to Market Hall Foods
Ice pop company helps create jobs for Oakland youth. Read more.
| Party with the Pumpkins …
…at Market Hall’s Harvest Day party,
| … and Bake them into Cake
Try this favorite pumpkin cake recipe from Market Hall Bakery. Read more.
| Departed Spirits Fill the Air
at CalaveraCelebrate Día de los Muertos in Oakland with menu and cocktail specials, starting Oct 26. Read more.
| It’s Black Restaurant Week!
Dine out and support black-owned
|Don’t Waste Those Flavorful Fresh Herbs!
Keep both hardy and tender herbs on hand to infuse your dishes with flavor using these tips from StopWaste.
|Delight in Autumn’s Bounty at City Slicker Farms
Bring the family for games, farm tours, workshops, and a benefit dinner, Oct 28 at this urban farm in Oakland. Read more.
Monster masks and photos offer frights and delights in Alameda, Oct 13.
| Harvest Treats for Kids of All Ages
Celebrate the season with games, puppets, and soup at the East Bay Waldorf School in El Sobrante, Oct 14. Read more.
Happy 50th, Dear Cheese Board!
Eat Your Way to Good Health
| Recharge Your Garden
at the Plant Exchange
Donate a plant and take new ones home at this 10th anniversary event in Oakland,
Oct 21. Read more.
Learn, Do, and Make
| Dine Local, Think Global
with Chef Tu David Phu …
The acclaimed chef offers a farm-to-table meal with environmental goals, Oct 22 in San Francisco. Read more.
| … and try the Chef’s
Try the recipe and read about Chef Tu David Phu’s Vietnamese-Californian pop-up dinners.
| North Bay Fires
|| Benefit for Hurricane Relief
Robin Sloan Reads from his New Novel
Meet the bestselling author at Mrs. Dalloway’s, Oct 12. Read more.
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Still Dirty at 30
Hoes Down Harvest Fest celebrates its 30th anniversary, Oct 7 & 8. Read more.
| Cheesetoberfest at a
New Shop in Berkeley
| Cheese: The Ultimate
Companion to Beer
| It’s Fall Planting Time
|| Taste Palm Fruits and Cactus
Sample exotic fruits from the trees at the Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, Oct 14.
Meet the Artists of Emeryville
An annual exhibit honors new and established artists, opening Oct 6. Read more.
| Murals Reign in Reno
Artists transform the walls downtown at Art Spot Reno, Oct 13-15. Read more.
| October Fun at the Walnut
Creek Farmers’ Market
Come in costume and enjoy different
Tasting Time at the Oasis
Buzz on over to Biofuel Oasis in Berkeley for free workshops and honey samples,
Sept 30. Read more.
| Harvest Happenings at
Orchard NurseryIt’s time for pumpkins, scarecrows, and apple fishing in Lafayette. Weekend days in Oct. Read more.
| Pomegranate Pizzazz
| Tapas Demo & Tasting
Learn about and sample a mix of savory Spanish snacks, Oct 7 in Pleasant Hill. Read more.
| Celebrating Giovanni Lo Coco:
The Walls Have to LaughThe daughters of the East Bay restaurant legend remember him with hilarious tales of food and family. Read the story by Mary Tilson and Cheryl Angelina Koehler.
Tomatoes and Basil: Keep them Tasty!
Pick up some tips from StopWaste for storing your tomatoes and basil.
Then preserve your surplus harvest by making a tasty sauce. Read more.
| Olives All Around
Two olive fests offer delicious tastes and family fun, Oct 1 in Orinda and Oct 7 & 8 in Fremont. Read more
| Workshop and Dinner at|
Orinda’s Old Yellow HouseThis sustainability event also features a dance performance and house tours,
Oct 7. Read more.
| Stomp Till Your Feet are Purple
Enjoy local wine, food, and grape stomping at the Capay Crush, Sept 16. Read more.
| Rockridge is Rockin’!
It’s time for the Out & About Street Fest and Rockridge Kitchen Tours,
Sept 17 & 24. Read more.
|Vegetable Kugel for the
Jewish High Holidays
Try this savory dish and traditional favorites from Market Hall Foods.
| Learn to Make Kimchi
at Pollinate Farm & Garden
Sonoko Sakai shows how to prepare three variations on this popular Korean staple, Sept 21. Read more.
Deaf Chefs Compete
Read our story about culinary education and a Modernist Caprese Salad
at the California School for the Deaf.
| The Endlessly Versatile
Meet the author at Omnivore Books on
Sept 21, and read our book review.
| Savor the Region’s
Best Street Food
Eat Real serves up memorable bites and good times at Jack London Square,
Sept 22-24. Read more.
| Try a Berkeley Tie-Dye
|| Just Peachy!
| Knit, Purl, and Dye!
|| From Our Cover Artist
| Melt into the SF Cheese Fest
|| Reinvent the Public Commons
|Culinary Thrills Around Tahoe
On the Road in
the Sierra Nevada
A book to carry along if you are heading to the mountains. Read our review.
Get in the Spirits
Edible Marin & Wine Country hosts an artisan cocktail and food pairing event in Sonoma, Sept 9. It’s part of the Edible Communities national Good Spirits tour. Read more.
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|| On Wine Grapes and Honey
| Fighting for Real Cheese
Read our book review, and meet
the authors at Berkeley’s
Cheese Board Collective, Sept 5.
| Perk Up Your Plants with Coffee Grounds
This garden amendment is free
| Noodle Soup Epiphanies
Chef Nite Yun offers Cambodian dishes in the Emeryville Public Market. Read our story by writer Sarah Henry.
| Happy Acre Farm Seeks Harvest Help
Try your hand at harvesting on an organic farm in Sunol. Rewards include hourly pay plus a share of the produce. Read more.