Local Food Events Calendar

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Cane Berries and Blueberries for the Home Garden and Small Farm (Feb 23, 2020)
Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems (Santa Cruz, CA)

Join CASFS Farm Garden Manager Christof Bernau as he covers the fundamental information you need to know to successfully grow and harvest blueberries, blackberries and raspberries in the home garden. Beginning in the UCSC Hay Barn, Christof will discuss a brief history and origin of these crops, their primary cultural requirements, site selection and soil preparation, trellising systems, varietal selection and sourcing. (...)


Foraged Foods High Tea (Feb 28, 2020)
Chmachyakyakya Kurikuri (Phoenix, AR)

Before Great Comes Grateful. 2020 will be our 12th year! (Two twenty, we have plenty) {{This is the finalized menu for the Fri 28 Feb 2020 (late aftnn - early eve, done by 8pm) Post Grammy Spring High Tea Foraging Feast; GF=gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, we may take some pics this year for the first time, so ok to bring phones): SMALL PLATES (26) *Shmkwin/Tottorimuk/Donguri Gel (GF, veg veg) acorn gel straight up *Tarragon tepary bean dip/hummus (GF, veg veg) *Avocado sumac whip (GF, veg veg) rhus tri, avocado, tahini, olive oil, cinnamon, cumin, garlic, black sesame, nigella *Coconut curry sauce grilled asparagus (GF veg veg) + hardboiled egg (GF, not veg) *Vegan Mini-Pre-Seder Plate (GF, veg veg, kosher) -- MChMKa+beet, mushroom, & nasturtium flower *Maple Chocolate nib dukka (GF, veg veg kosher and halal) *Mushroom broth (GF, veg veg) -- AZ global warming early season spring forest morels and ectomorph mycorrhizals/basidios ELSE oregon blend (morels, chanterelles, black trumpets, boletes/ceps/ pennybuns/porcinis, oysters, velvets, woodears) *Umbel soup (GF, veg, veg) -- celery, carrot, fennel, parsley, osha, cumin, dill (and add cilantro/coriander to your taste) *Sinigang coconut soup (GF veg veg) coconut, tamarind, rice, roma tomato, daikon radish grate, watercress, coconut kaya sugar, coconut vinegar, mushroom patis, onion, ginger, salt *Cauliflower stems/broccoli stems/prickly pear fruit/coconut milk puree (GF, veg veg) *Squash/GF wild grasses grains and preserved cattail pollen (super high B12), in nimono 煮物 , secret sauce (GF, veg OR not GF, veg) OR raclette cow cheese hotdish (GF, not veg) -- panic, matiado, salt, canary grasses, cattail, hangdried aged haal squash (2019, 2018) *Fried olives w cheese hummus, cerignola olives, sonoran white wheat flour, corn panko, vegan tapioca, canola, cheese (cheddar, mont. (...)


SIP for Scholars (Feb 28, 2020)
Vineyard Team (Paso Robles, CA)

A benefit for the Vineyard Team Educational Scholarship Fund. Enjoy a walk around tasting with light appetizers from the award-winning Niner restaurant. $30/person

A community funded scholarship for high-school and college students whose parents work in our members' vineyards and wineries. (...)


Makers Market (Feb 29, 2020)
tasteMAKERS with Edible Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)

Join tasteMAKERS’ Emmy-winning producer Cat Neville for Meet the Makers, a live program featuring segments from the Ramona Farms episode, plus live interviews and demos with Velvet Button of Ramona Farms, Michael Preston of the Gila River Indian Community Youth Council, chef Tamara Stanger of Cotton & Copper and Kai Restaurant’s executive chef Ryan Swanson. (...)


Makers Market (Feb 29, 2020)
tasteMAKERS/Edible Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)

Join tasteMAKERS’ Emmy-winning producer Cat Neville for Meet the Makers, a live program featuring segments from the Ramona Farms episode, plus live interviews and demos with Velvet Button of Ramona Farms, Michael Preston of the Gila River Indian Community Youth Council, chef Tamara Stanger of Cotton & Copper and Kai Restaurant’s executive chef Ryan Swanson. (...)


Digging Deep Into Local Agriculture (Mar 3, 2020)
Slow Food Santa Cruz (Boulder Creek, CA)

Digging Deep into Local Agriculture Santa Cruz County Deputy Ag. Commissioner, David Sanford, presents the Crop Report.

Join us on Tuesday, March 3rd from 6:30 - 8:30pm at the Food Lounge for a deep-dig into the annual crop report, which is a snapshot of the agricultural industry in Santa Cruz County. (...)


Growing Medicinal Herbs in the Home Garden (Apr 7, 2020)
Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems (Santa Cruz, CA)

Learn how to get started growing medicinal herbs in the home garden at the Alan Chadwick Garden at UC Santa Cruz on Saturday, March 7 from 9:30am to 11:30am. Workshop instructor Cameron Salomon will cover the basics of starting, growing, harvesting, and using medicinal herbs that thrive in our coastal climate. (...)


Opening Day & Free Ice Cream Social (May 2, 2020)
Rancho Murieta Marketplace (Rancho Murieta, CA)

Its the first day of the farmers market! Breath in the fresh spring air, grab a friend and spend the morning at the Farmers Market! Ice Cream will be provided, FREE! See you on Saturday, May 2nd!