Tune in for a Talk on Decolonizing Mainstream Food Culture

  Celebrated food activists Rowen White and Jocelyn Jackson join Real Foods Real Stories (RFRS) for a conversation on decolonizing mainstream food culture. Rowen is a Mohawk seed keeper, farmer, and activist, and Jocelyn is a Black cook-activist, artist, and cofounder of the People’s Kitchen Collective. The two will explore food culture and the way…

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October Ain’t Over Yet, So Let’s Talk Beer

  East Brother Beer Company and Book Passage present a conversation between Jeff Alworth, author of The Beer Bible: Second Edition and Paul Liszewski, head brewer at East Brother Beer Company. First, enjoy a guided tasting of four of East Brother Beer’s classic styles, followed by an audience Q&A. Ticket holders will receive a signed…

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New Classes Pop Up at Biofuel Oasis

  Biofuel Oasis is offering three pop-up classes open to the public: In Botanical Drawing, you’ll learn how to draw seed pods and flowers with artist Susan Lorraine. Bring a pad, pencil, eraser, and pen. A gardening class with Biofuel’s intern, Ellie, focuses on growing sprouts and microgreens. The third class is a double header:…

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An Olive Oil Festival for Garden Lovers: November 20

  Spend an afternoon at the UC Davis Olive Center celebrating the fall olive harvest with an olio nuovo tasting, an olive oil food pairings demo, a self-guided garden tour, and a gardening workshop. The centerpiece of the event is a special olive oil made in collaboration with the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and the…

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Olive Crush Festival in Capay Valley | November 13 & 14, 2021

  At this time each year, Séka Hills celebrates the transformation of their estate olives into a seasonal treasure, olio nuovo. This special olive oil, with its bold, bright, and distinct flavor, is a reward of the harvest that represents the work and dedication of the past and the promise of a bountiful future. At…

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Plan Your Thanksgiving as a Thank You to the Earth at this 11/14/21 class

  Join Chef Alison Mountford for ideas on creating an earth-friendly, sustainable Thanksgiving. Get great tips on shopping lists, portion planning, table settings, zero-waste cooking, food storage, and using up leftovers. Learn the details of roasting a turkey and preparing delicious alternatives to turkey. This class should help you enjoy a holiday with less stress and more…

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Turn Holiday Classics into Healing Meals 11/16/21 class

  Learn creative ways to enhance classic holiday dishes, simply by utilizing healing herbs and spices. This online session will go over the medicinal value of classic holiday herbs and spices and teach students how to use them intentionally in their holiday cooking. Students receive a holiday e-recipe book and take part in a tea…

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Fall Festival on an Alameda Farm 11/13/21

      Alameda Point Collaborative Farm welcomes the public to a Fall Festival to enjoy apple tasting, pumpkin painting and carving, a petting zoo, and many fall treats. Members of the Food Shift team will be there to showcase their newest product, dog treats made with human-grade ingredients, including brewery spent grains. This is…

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Javelins & Jack-o-Lanterns at Tomales Bay

  Nick’s Cove hosts its second annual Javelins & Jack-o-Lanterns at Tomales Bay. Come carve pumpkins and watch the sun set as the jack-o-lanterns come to life atop javelins set against the hauntingly beautiful backdrop of Tomales Bay. A spooky good time is guaranteed for all at this free, community event. Javelins & Jack-o-Lanterns Sunday…

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Justice for Black Farmers Online Event

    The introduction of the Justice for Black Farmers Act in 2020 and the Emergency Relief for Farmers of Color Act of 2021 was the first time many Americans learned about the historical and ongoing discrimination against farmers of African descent by local farm service agencies and private entities like banks. Yet, it was…

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