Entangled Life: a book review

My five-year-old granddaughter has a fresh, inquisitive mind that would make Socrates proud. I struggle to answer questions like, “How far does the sky go?” or “Why will we die and what happens then?” Much to my relief, there’s a book that explains in a careful and wondrous way how all life is interconnected; Entangled Life provides…

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What’s at Your Farmers’ Market this Week

Our market sleuth Barbara Kobsar found Fuerte avocados from Sunrise Farm at the Walnut Creek Farmers’ Market. Here’s a bundle of inventive avocado recipes from our archive: Ceviche with Avocado and Preserved Lemons, Preserved Lemon Guacamole, Avocado Lime Mousse, Avocado Cacao Custard

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An Indigenous People’s Day Broadcast

  Celebrate Indigenous voices and the fight for food sovereignty during a daylong broadcast hosted by A Growing Culture. The event is collaboratively organized with poets, musicians, land activists, chefs, and farmers and includes Sean Sherman (The Sioux Chef), Chris Newman of Sylvanaqua Farms, and Wizipan Little Elk of Rosebud. See an extended clip of…

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Green Your Holiday Party!

  What’s the best part about the holidays? For most of us it’s joyful gatherings with friends and family and indulging in delicious food. With a little planning, hosting a holiday party can also be gentle on the environment. Here are some tips:   Ditch Disposables Serve your guests with real dishes and silverware instead…

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Guide to Good Eats Summer 2019

To join this guide, contact niki(at)edibleeastbay.com or call 415.994.6595. Alameda C’era Una Volta 1332 Park St 510.769.4828 ceraunavolta.us Tuscan cuisine and seafood specialties in a European setting with additional outdoor seating. Recognized by L’Associazione Cuochi Fiorentini. Dinner and weekend brunch. Catering available.   Julie’s Coffee & Tea Garden 1223 Park St 510.865.2385 juliestea.com Alameda’s one-of-a-kind…

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 It’s Hawaii July on Treasure Island

Come spend the day on Treasure Island, where this month’s Treasure Fest theme is Hawaii July. You’ll find terrific food, beverages, crafts, and antiques, including Hawaiian dishes, refreshing tropical cocktails, vintage tiki kitchenware, and Hawaiian apparel. DIY workshops, kids’ games, and entertainment keep the whole family engaged. Pets are welcome and parking is free. Admission:…

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WENDY’S Gilt Beeswax Leaves

  From DIY: Do It For the Bees When she’s not scouring the countryside for lost treasures of the extinct mercantile age, Wendy Addison can be found in her Port Costa studio and storefront, the Theater of Dreams, where she spins her nostalgic magic with authentic letterpress and vintage-style paper goods. Incorporating a bewildering array…

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