Upcoming Edible Events

Our online events calendar is a free service. Events should be local, or within driving distance of the Bay Area, and be relevant to our local food mission at Edible East Bay. More information: here

Upcoming Events

Friday October 5, 6–9pm (artists opening reception) and daily October 6–28
32nd Annual Emeryville Celebration of the Arts
Emeryville location TBA

A gala public reception with the artists kicks off the Exhibition, which features works by Emeryville-based artists and craftspeople. All works on exhibit are for sale. Free admission to exhibition and opening reception. Info: 510.652.6122 or EmeryArts.org

Each Saturday & Sunday, October 6–28, 11am–3pm
Harvest Festival
Orchard Nursery, 4010 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette

Harvest fun with apple fishing, live music, farm animals, pumpkins, scarecrows, cornstalks, local vendors, and info about fall planting.
Info: orchardnursery.com or 925.284.4474

Thursday October 18, 10–11:30am
Thrillers, Fillers, & Spillers: Container Gardening for Fall
Orchard Nursery, 4010 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette

Learn to care for fall flowers as we head into the colder months. In case of rain, demo will be in the Atrium. Free. Please RSVP: orchardnursery.com

Thursday October 18, 6– 8pm
Green Your Holidays
Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center
315 Cortsen Rd, Pleasant Hill

Minimize holiday excess and waste through earth-friendly gift-giving and creative methods of boxing and wrapping. Cost: $25. Info and registration: sustainablecoco.org

Saturday October 20, 11am–4pm
The 5th Annual Nevada County Fiber Arts Trunk Show
Berkeley Horticultural Nursery
1310 McGee Ave, Berkeley

Celebrate the local fibershed as fiber artists share beautiful homegrown and handmade items. Enjoy an indigo-dyeing demo plus food and music. Free admission. Info: berkeleyhort.com

Wednesday October 24, 5:30–7:30pm
Julia Ross – The Craving Cure
Bauman College
1007 University Ave, Berkeley

Julia Ross discusses her new book, The Craving Cure, in which she proposes the use of specific, brain-targeted amino acids to defend our appetite-regulating systems from the assault of highly addictive, ultra-processed foods or “techno-karbz.” Cost: $60 (general admission); $100 (VIP). Info and tickets: baumancollege.org/events

Saturday November 3, 10am–noon
Propagating Plants
Davis Park Community Garden
1655 Folsom Ave, San Pablo

Come learn about propagation by cuttings, division, and seed, and find out how to re-grow veggies and fruits. Free. Info: Search: “CompostGal” on Facebook.

Friday November 9, 4–6pm
Everyday Dorie: The Way I Cook
Market Hall Foods Rockridge
5655 College Ave, Oakland

In her latest book, Dorie Greenspan shares recipes she makes all the time, from nibbles and starters to soups, salads, main courses, and desserts. She is the author of 13 cookbooks and a five-time James Beard Foundation award winner. Meet Dorie, enjoy recipe samples, and get your books signed. No charge except for purchases. Info: rockridgemakethall.com

Friday November 9, 7–10pm
Homestead Holiday Gift-Making Party: Infused Vinegars, Oils, and Honey
Institute of Urban Homesteading
location TBA

Make infused gifts of vinegar, oil, and honey, and get crafty with packaging and labels. Cost: $40–80 sliding scale plus $15 supply fee.
Info: iuhoakland.com or iuh(at)sparkybeegirl.com

Saturday November 10, 5–8pm
& Sunday November 11, 1–4pm
10th Annual Paella Fiesta
Dashe Cellars, 55 4th St, Oakland

Spanish guitar and live Flamenco dancers are part of this evening with incredible food and a chance to sample each Dashe Cellars wine including the current releases and several hand-selected barrels showcasing the upcoming vintage. Pick your favorite wine to pair with Gerard Nebesky’s famous paella.
Info: dashecellars.com

Sunday November 11, 7–9pm
Holiday Cooking Class
The Local Butcher Shop, 1600 Shattuck Ave (enter on Cedar St), Berkeley

Join the Local Butcher Shop butchers and chefs to learn how to roast a turkey and a rib roast to perfection. Class includes purchasing tips, various cooking methods, and how to season, tie, and cut (or carve). Each participant goes home with a four-pound rib roast. Cost: $150.
Info: thelocalbutchershop.com