Día de los Muertos and Halloween Celebration, 10/28/14

Día de los Muertos and Halloween Celebration, 10/28/14
Our annual event to honor deceased loved ones, farmworkers, and celebrate with festive costumes returns to the South Berkeley Farmers’ Market. Please join us, Tuesday, October 28 from 2 – 6pm in honoring and celebrating. This year, a community altar by artist and youth activist Emma Gomez will pay tribute to community members and workers… Read more »

Farmers’ Market Cooking & Preservation Demo: Salsas! 7/19/14

Farmers' Market Cooking & Preservation Demo: Salsas! 7/19/14
HuNia’s Kitchen will be out at our Farmers’ Market Saturday, sharing recipes and techniques for canning two kinds of salsa. Try strawberry and peach salsa, as well as corn, peach, and basil salsa.  There will be free tastings, prizes, coupons and giveaways of canning supplies! Come say hi to HuNia and try her delicious cooking,… Read more »

Preservation Demo of Smoothies, Syrups and Shrubs, at Tuesday Farmers’ Market, 6/24/14

Preservation Demo of Smoothies, Syrups and Shrubs, at Tuesday Farmers' Market, 6/24/14
We’re hosting a series of food preservation demos at the Farmers’ Market, to share skills on preserving the summer abundance. Buying produce at the peak of the season means you get the best flavor and value, and with some simple techniques you can extend the shelf life to enjoy them (and share them) for longer.… Read more »

Family Fun Festival, 5/31/14

Family Fun Festival, 5/31/14
This Saturday is the 10th Annual Free Family Fun Festival, co-sponsored by the Downtown Berkeley YMCA, the City of Berkeley, Parks, Recreation & Waterfront Dept., and BART. From 10 AM to 3 PM, check out a whole range of free games, contests, performances and activities in Civic Center park, next to our Saturday Farmers’ Market.… Read more »

First Farmers’ Market Cooking Demo of the Year, 5/27/14

First Farmers' Market Cooking Demo of the Year, 5/27/14
The first Cooking Demo of the 2014 season will be at our Farmers’ Market Tuesday, May 27th.  HuNia Bradley, former manager of our Farm Fresh Choice program, will be leading the cooking demo with her new business, HuNia’s Kitchen. HuNia will be sharing recipes and samples that are healthy, affordable, and simple to prepare. Up… Read more »