Calling local gardeners, landscapers, urban farmers, and other garden enthusiasts! At the Plant Exchange, you can donate and bring home plants, tools, and equipment. This lively event also offers garden-related items like yard art, soil, pond supplies, pots, compost bins, and patio furniture. Enjoy a live band, food trucks, and gardening demos, and get plenty…

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Do a Fridge Reality Check for Food Waste Prevention Week! Next week, March 5–9, is California’s first annual Food Waste Prevention Week. With support from elected officials, public agencies, and other organizations across the state, Californians will join together in a week of action to learn about food waste and what each of us can…

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Editor’s Mixing Bowl: About our cover artist Award Winners on Instagram The 10-Minute Fridge Reality Check What’s in Season? A Young Writer Visits La Marcha Tapas Bar Creating Layers in Your Food Garden Renewal Mill Turns Food Waste into Flour Hops Return to Pleasanton Take a Weed & Wine Tour Tastes from the Juhu Beach…

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Arts, Education & Entertainment ALIFORNIA ARTISAN CHEESE FESTIVAL Three Days of Cheese Bliss, March 23–25 in Sonoma Wine Country. artisancheesefestival.com EAST BAY WALDORF SCHOOL  Where Children Thrive. Located 20 minutes from Berkeley at 3800 Clark Rd, El Sobrante. eastbaywaldorf.org INSTITUTE OF URBAN HOMESTEADING  Offering the best in Bay Area sustainablility since 2008. iuhoaklnd.com KOSA ARTS  Artisinal fashion…

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StopWaste continues its series on making great use of food that would otherwise go to waste.  Fresh bread is one of the first things to go bad in our homes, in most cases becoming dry and stale. Old-fashioned breadboxes are an uncommon sight in today’s kitchens, but they are still the best way to keep bread…

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Earlier this month, staff from Alameda County public agency StopWaste attended a fundraiser put on by local nonprofit Food Shift. Both organizations are dedicated to preventing food waste and finding delicious ways of using available foods. Edible East Bay is delighted to share this story from StopWaste along with recipes for two of the dishes served…

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In the fourth installment of our newsletter series on delicious ways to use foods and keep them fresh longer, StopWaste shows us how to cook with and store potatoes and onions. You’ll also find holiday meal tips and a recipe from StopWaste in our Winter Holidays issue. Back in the day, many households had root cellars…

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Arts, Education & Entertainment EAST BAY WALDORF SCHOOL  Where Children Thrive. Located 20 minutes from Berkeley at 3800 Clark Rd, El Sobrante. eastbaywaldorf.org EMERYVILLE CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS  Gala opening on October 6. Exhibition runs October 7–29. EmeryArts.org FLAX ART & DESIGN  After 80 years in SF, the flagship store is now at 1501 M.L.K. Jr Way, Oakland. flaxart.com/oakland-store KOSA ARTS …

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‘Tis the season for festive meals—and delicious leftovers The holidays are here, and for most of us that means spending time with family and friends. Whether you adore or dread those gatherings, there will likely be scrumptious food—and lots of it. After all, Thanksgiving dinner only comes around once a year, so we want to…

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Learn how to keep both hardy and tender herbs on hand with these tips from StopWaste as they offer the third installment of our newsletter series about delicious ways to use foods and store them right to keep them fresh longer. You’ll also find food storage tips and a recipe from StopWaste in our Fall issue. Many…

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