Beginning this May, fermented apple cider, or “hard cider” will be available at the Ecology Center Saturday Farmers’ Market, as we welcome Devoto Gardens. Here is a snapshot of the past, present, and future of hard cider and apple farms, as told by fermenting enthusiast Dylan Cardiff, our Farmers’ Market Operations Manager.
Hard cider is… Read more »
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 »
A new food sovereignty project led by Phat Beets and partnering organizations is connecting internationally and internally displaced farmers living in Oakland to peri-urban public land. The Pinole Creek Incubator Farm, located 20 minutes outside of Oakland nestled in the beautiful hills between the city of Pinole and Briones, will be celebrating its Grand Opening… Read more »
The Berkeley Food Policy Council and the Berkeley Unified School District will be hosting a public information event, “Save BUSD Gardens and Cooking Programs!” BUSD has one of the oldest and most successful food and nutrition programs in the nation. It teaches students where their food comes from and how to prepare healthy foods for… Read more »
Alice Waters — chef, author and proprietor of Berkeley restaurant Chez Panisse — shares with the Lonely Planet Blog her itinerary for savoring some of the best the Bay Area has to offer. Her culinary journey starts at Green String Farm end Petaluma, winds though Point Reyes and San Francisco, and ends at the Berkeley… Read more »
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