August 22, 2014

Two Weekend Events


Slow Food Solano’s Annual Tomato Day

tomatoesSunday August 24, 11am–3:30pm
Morningsun Herb Farm
6137 Pleasants Valley Road, Vacaville

Come enjoy heirloom tomato tasting including more than 100 varieties of ripe, juicy tomatoes. Watch cooking demonstrations with area chefs, sample the results, and purchase local products from a variety of vendors. Suggested donation of $5 provides 10{94d79dd6af1e87a94e700e4c297236468333f22e27ed5757b44711974a9a4b91} off purchases from Morningsun Farm plus discounts from the on-site vendors. All proceeds benefit Solano County public school gardens. Info: and


Off the Grid: Public Market Emeryville
Launches Saturday, August 23

Off-the-GridOff the Grid is serving lunch at Emeryville’s Public Market. Beginning Saturday, August 23, Off the Grid will offer eight rotating food trucks from this list: Little Green Cyclo, Curry Up Now, Lobsta Truck, We Sushi, Mayo and Mustard, Little Red Riding Truck, Sajj, Cluck it Up, El Poretno, Seoulful Korean Fried Chicken, and Garden Creamery.

The new market provides fresh lunch options to shoppers from Public Market Emeryville, as well as nearby Bay Street, Ikea, and East Bay Bridge Shopping Center. Off the Grid also introduces a new partnership with Guitar Center to bring local music and educational programming to the event.

Off the Grid markets are founded on bringing new and old communities together through a shared mobile food experience. Since 2010, Off the Grid has activated 35 public spaces, creating outdoor lunch and dinner markets throughout the Bay Area. With quality and diversity in mind, Off the Grid collaborates with 175+ vendors on a weekly basis. All ages and taste buds welcome. Visit for market schedules and vendor lineups.

Off the Grid at the Emeryville Public Market
Saturday, August 23 (and every subsequent Saturday), 11am–3pm
Location: parking lot near the Public Market’s eastern/main entrance