Ongoing Edible Events

Day and time by arrangement
Knife Skills Classes at Bernal Cutlery
3505 17th St, San Francisco

Improve your knife skills and technique through a variety of classes for beginners, advanced students, and kids. Check website for class options and instructions on signing up. Info: bernalcutlery.com

Self-guided (see website for days/hours)
Explore Oakland’s Urban Wine and
Ale Trails

Visit Oakland’s exciting array of wineries and craft breweries on your own schedule. Trails are walkable and easily accessible by public transportation. Info, map, and transportation options at visitoakland.com.

Occasionally
Sketch with Margo Rivera-Weiss
Various locations

Edible East Bay staff artist Margo Rivera-Weiss leads gatherings for sketchers. Join East Bay Sketchers on Facebook for details.

First Friday each month, 6–9pm
Local Makers Celebration
Donkey & Goat Winery, 1340 5th St, Berkeley

Celebrate local makers with live music and local artists displaying their creations. Special wines available by the glass or bottle and local noshes available for purchase. No charge for admission. Info: donkeyandgoat.com

Every Sunday, 10am–1pm
Study Watercolor with Wendy Yoshimura
North Oakland

Frequent Edible East Bay cover artist Wendy Yoshimura offers watercolor classes for all skill levels. Cost: $30 per class. Info and registration: wendy.yoshimura(at)gmail.com

Second Sunday each month, 1–3pm
A Local Wine Excursion
Captain Vineyards, Moraga

Susan and Sal Captain offer an intimate look at sustainable grape growing and wine processing at their small, family-owned vineyard. Barrel tasting
and cheese pairing included. Must be over 21. Info: captainvineyards.com

Sunday afternoons, 3–5pm
Acoustic Sundays
Donkey & Goat Winery, 1340 5th St, Berkeley

Local and visiting musicians perform in the backyard/wine cellar area weekly. Check website for performers. Free admission. Family friendly. Wines available to purchase by the glass or bottle. Info: donkeyandgoat.com

Sunday–Thursday (check website for hours)
Volunteer at UC Gill Tract Community Farm
Marin & San Pablo Ave, Albany
(enter on San Pablo Ave or Jackson St)

Plant, weed, and harvest organically grown produce as you learn about production of sustainable and socially just food. Info: donkeyandgoat.comhttp://donkeyandgoat.com or contact(at)gilltractfarm.org

Three times monthly
Resilient Communities Legal Café
Various East Bay locations

Sustainable Economies Law Center offers first-come, first-served legal advice for people interested in launching a cottage food business, urban farm, cooperative, alternative currency, or other sustainable enterprise. Sliding-scale donations suggested. Check website for days and times. Info: theselc.org