Tour Oakland Coffee Territory Get your coffee passport stamped when you visit Oakland’s indie cafés. Read more. Book Signing on the Farm Meet Mi Ae Lipe, author of Bounty From the Box, and tour the farm, Aug 8. Read more. Inspired Cooking with Vegetables Pick up tips and techniques for working magic with veggies. Read…

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Educate Your Palate Learn about and taste wines from Paso Robles in Oakland, July 28. Read more. I’ll Drink to That!   Summer’s garden bounty mixes beautifully with cocktails and bitters. Read our book reviews and learn about Ledger’s Liquors here. Ethiopian Chicken with Preserved Lemon Relish Try this outstanding recipe from Bitterman’s Field Guide to Bitters and Amari.…

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Bean-to-Bar Learning   Dive in with a Food Craft Institute chocolate intensive, Aug 10-20. Read more. Arctic Tour on a Hot Summer Day As National Ice Cream Day approaches, we go behind the scenes at Fentons Creamery, July 17. Read more. Super SCOBY Magic Brew your own healing kombucha, July 21. Read more. Tomato Time…

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Go Plastic Free in July The Ecology Center offers hands-on events and learning opportunities. Read more. A Bastille Day Soirée Market Hall serves up a celebration of French food, July 14. Read more.  El Torito Tapa! Run with the bulls at a fun bar in Walnut Creek, July 7-14. Read more.  Kick Back for East Bay Parks…

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Sips, Ships, and Sparks at the Richmond Shipyard Celebrate the Fourth (on July Third) at Riggers Loft Wine Company. Read more. Seeing the Beauty of Nature in the Urban Environment Read our book review and hear Nathanael Johnson speak at Books Inc, July 6. Stone Fruit at the Source Celebrate along with Central Valley growers at their…

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  A Recipe from EDDY Award Nominee “A Savory Puzzle” Try Chef Brian Ventura’s Heirloom and Cherry Tomato Salad. Read more. A Recipe from EDDY Award Nominee “Baking With Bugs” Get adventurous with this zucchini bread made with cricket flour. Read more. Spring Feast at Grabishfarm Relish a farm-fresh dinner as the sun sets over…

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Summer Pleasures Our new summer issue is in print and will be turning up this week at local farmers’ markets and East Bay businesses. Indulge yourself! Nishanga Bliss discusses research on food and pleasure in our new issue. Plum Pickling Time Transform fruit into umeboshi, May 22. Read more. Fruitvale’s Many Flavors Sample Latino delicacies…

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Strawberry Art Create your own botanical artistry at Il Fiorello, May 21. Read more. Meet & Greet at Grabishfarm Get to know the heritage breed animals and learn why they matter, May 21. Read more. Chickens, Goats, and Food Forests Institute of Urban Homesteading tours, May 15 & 22. Read more. Keep the Brews Coming Beer…

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