Please check websites, since most of these events will have been cancelled or postponed.

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 small classes. Check website for class options and instructions on signing up. Info: bernalcutlery.com

Self-guided (see website for days/hours)
Explore the Urban Wine & 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

Second Monday each month (see website for times)
East Bay Permaculture Guild Potluck
PLACE (People Linking Art, Community, & Ecology)
1121 64th St, Oakland
Mix and mingle and find new ways to connect and share resources. Info: place.community/events

Friday–Sunday, 11am–4pm (noon–5pm as of 3/8)
Winter Open U-Pick
Cloverfield Organic Farm, 501 La Paloma Rd, El Sobrante
Come see how a healthy bio-intensive farm grows and pick a basket of organic produce. Learn about volunteer ops. Info: 510.253.8859, cloverfieldfarm.us

Every Sunday, 10am–1pm
Watercolor with Wendy Yoshimura
North Oakland
Artist Wendy Yoshimura, a frequent Edible East Bay contributor, offers watercolor classes for all levels. Cost per class is $30. Info: wendy.yoshimura(at)gmail.com

Sunday–Thursday (check website for hours)
Volunteer at the Farm
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 sustainable and socially just food production. Info: 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, or other sustainable enterprise. Check website for days and times. Donations requested on a sliding scale. Info: theselc.org/cafe

 

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Sprouts Cooking Club Summer Camps
East Bay and San Francisco sites
Kids visit restaurants and farms, cook with professional chefs, learn knife and safety skills, and taste new creations each day. Campers are ages 7–13, and older kids (ages 14–15) can be junior counselors. Info and registration: sproutscookingclub.org

Rafting in June on the Salmon River
Retzlaff Winery offers a river rafting adventure on Idaho’s Middle Fork Salmon River for adventure-minded food and wine lovers. Trip dates are Saturday June 6 through Thursday June 11. Info: far-away.com or retzlaffvineyards.com