Learn to Preserve Your Fruits and Veggies Year Round 8/7/14

Learn to Preserve Your Fruits and Veggies Year Round 8/7/14
Our last farmers’ market preservation demo of the summer will cover some classic methods. Join us Thursday, August 7th, at our North Berkeley Farmers’ Market for an incredible line-up of pickling at 3 pm, fermenting at 4 pm, and tomato preservation at 5 pm. This Discover You Can demo will feature expert Todd Champagne from… Read more »

HuNia’s Kitchen Comes to Thursday Farmers’ Market, 6/5/14

HuNia's Kitchen Comes to Thursday Farmers' Market, 6/5/14
Our series of free, tasty cooking demos at the Farmers’ Market continues this week at our Thursday North Berkeley Farmers’ Market. HuNia’s Kitchen will teach us how to savor the flavor of late spring-early summer with a recipe for Savory Strawberry Kale Salad with Stone Fruit and Goat Cheese. HuNia will also share the benefits… 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 »

Empty Reservoirs, Fallow Fields: Panel Discussion on Drought, Climate and Food, 5/27/14

Empty Reservoirs, Fallow Fields: Panel Discussion on Drought, Climate and Food, 5/27/14
This is the first of two events we have coming up that look at the impact the drought and climate change will have on our food system. In the coming years, drought, hotter temperatures, and extreme weather will team up to reduce crop yields around the world, making food scarcer and more expensive. Here in… 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 »