The weather has turned perfect for spending a Saturday in the park in Berkeley – just in time for special events to enrich your Farmers’ Market experience.
On October 1st the Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival offers a celebration of words, writers, and the environment. Hear from Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Hass, poet and essayist Jane… Read more »
Two festive events are coming to our Farmers’ Markets next week.
First up, celebrate the launch of two food-centric children’s books with Readers-to-Eaters at our Thursday North Berkeley Farmers’ Market. Author Katherine Pryor will read her book Sylvia’s Spinach, followed by author Jacqueline Briggs Martin sharing her all new book Alice Waters and the Trip… Read more »
The Berkeley Farmer’ Market String Band Contest is the centerpiece of the Berkeley Old Time Music Convention (BOTMC) which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The contest is twenty bands competing for bags of wooden nickels, redeemable for fresh produce at the Berkeley Farmers’ Market, which sponsors the contest and is adjacent to the… Read more »
Ten years ago, the String Band Contest was first held at the Farmers’ Market with great success. We’re proud that many years later, a prize of a sack of Farmers’ Market tokens still brings out the finest musicians to show what they can do. Come check out the 2012 talent this Saturday, September 15th from… Read more »
Come join the Ecology Center on Saturday, September 11 for the Berkeley Farmers’ Market String Band Contest! The Contest will start with a Youth Showcase followed by 20 bands playing two tunes each. Fiddles, banjos, and fun for the whole family. Contest winners get handfuls of “wooden nickels” redeemable for fresh organic produce at the… Read more »