Goats and Backyard Roots at the Ecology Center, Thursday, 5/9/13

Goats and Backyard Roots at the Ecology Center, Thursday, 5/9/13
This coming Thursday evening, Lori Eames will be sharing photos and stories from her new “Backyard Roots” book. The book has beautiful snapshots of urban farms all along the West Coast, with many familiar Bay Area locals featured. Kitty Sharkey, whose urban farm is in East Oakland, will be bringing two of her Nigerian dwarf… Read more »

Double Author Event: Real Food Fermentation, Real Food All Year, Thursday, 2/28/13

Double Author Event: Real Food Fermentation, Real Food All Year, Thursday, 2/28/13
Join us for a double book talk, fermentation demo and tasting with authors Alex Lewin and Nishanga Bliss. Alex’s book, Real Food Fermentation, will teach you how to ferment dairy into yogurt, kefir, creme fraiche, and butter. Nishanga’s book, Real Food All Year, offers seasonal shopping lists and meal suggestions, detoxifying cleanses, and… Read more »

Book Event with Raj Patel “Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice,” this Thursday, 11/8/12

Book Event with Raj Patel "Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice," this Thursday, 11/8/12
Please join Raj Patel and Heather Day (CAGJ) for an evening celebrating our emerging new food systems! Our Food Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice is a new publication of Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ), a Seattle-based grassroots organization, with a foreword by Raj Patel (renowned author and food activist). Come to celebrate stories… Read more »

Plastic-Free with Beth Terry, This Thursday, 6/28/12

Plastic-Free with Beth Terry, This Thursday, 6/28/12
In the final event of our Zero Waste series, this Thursday evening local author Beth Terry will discuss her new book, Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too. After learning about the impacts of plastic on the environment and human health, Terry began an experiment to eliminate as much… Read more »

Author Event: The Bay Area Forager with Kevin Feinstein, Wed. 2/22/12

Author Event: The Bay Area Forager with Kevin Feinstein, Wed. 2/22/12
Learn about edible wild plants of the San Francisco Bay Area. Kevin Feinstein, coauthor of the new book, The Bay Area Forager, will speak about local foraging and share stories of writing the book. Kevin Feinstein is a Bay Area writer, teacher, and researcher of plants, food, sustainability, and natural health. He is the… Read more »