The Fourth annual Silicon Valley Tour de Coop, a free, self-guided bicycle tours of chicken coops, gardens, bee hives, hoop houses, and coolest Silicon Valley urban homesteads, is scheduled for Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 9AM to 4 PM.
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Village Harvest backyard fruit harvesting for charitable food organizations.Find out more »
It's BEER WEEK here in Silicon Valley (July 24 - Aug 1) and there are dozens of events, at dozens of locations. Let's stroll together at Santana Row for their Beer Walk on Wednesday, July 29th; 6 to 9pm.Find out more »
Join Slow Food South Bay for another "Slow Dining Adventure!" Get an insight to our regional food web and learn how to tap into it, how to strengthen it. This time we will dine together at Alice's Restaurant in Woodside. They are using grass fed beef and organic produce, both locally grown. Our menu: Farmer's Burger and Fries: 100% grass fed, free-range beef from Markegard* Family Ranch, San Gregorio. (Check out this video about the Ranch.) Kale Salad: Kale harvested…Find out more »
JOIN US for Common Ground Garden's 9th Annual Edible Garden Tour Purchase Tickets: $10, $25 or $35 2015 tour Highlights (PA ONLINE ARTICLE): - Veggies and more veggies growing in small and large plots - Mini-orchards and a bounty of berry varieties - Grey water catchment systems and gardening demos - Medicinal herbs and ancient grains - Edible, low-water habitat alternatives for our local wildlife Soak up new water-saving, green-thumb gardening tips and share ideas with other gardeners! By car…Find out more »
Slow Dining Adventure at Country Gourmet with Full Circle FarmFind out more »
We want to have dinner with you! And, we want to introduce you to (and support) establishments in our area that are in line with Slow Food standards. More and more restaurants in our area are not only sourcing organic and clean foods, but also supporting local farmers, ranchers, cottage food creators and purveyors. In order for this movement to continue and to grow, we need to show our support. Let’s encourage these business models, so that others are compelled to…Find out more »
"Slow Dining Adventures" are excursions to local restaurants in our area that honor and promote similar values of Slow Food. Let's indulge, satiate and promote our desire for these establishments.Find out more »
2015 Slow Food South Bay Annual Event is Sunday, February 8th
"Slow Food for a Healthy Planet: how we can make a difference"
A Delicious Farm to Fork Dinner At Aly's on Main in Redwood City - Wednesday, Dec. 10th 5:30 - 9:00 pm JOIN US for a five course 'Fall into Winter' feast to welcome new members and toast 25 years of Slow Food around the world. All ingredients are from nearby sustainable producers and our coastal waters. Aly's on Main Chef and owner Michael has created an especially flavorful menu to showcase our uniquely seasonal harvest in keeping with Terra Madre's…Find out more »
A Slow Food South Bay Holiday Tour & Tasting Party! Downtown Campbell (after the Farmer's Market) Sunday, Nov. 23rd, 2014 - 2:30 to 5:30 pm FAMILY-friendly and FREE - Limited to 30 so RSVP now! JOIN Slow Food South Bay to celebrate the holiday season at two SLOW businesses in Campbell offering good, clean, fair food for us all. Our first stop will be at 2:30 pm, at “The Socialight” gallery (368 East Campbell Ave). Construction to convert this…Find out more »
So what is all this talk about being FED UP! ? Join Slow Food South Bay and San Jose State University's Environmental Studies Department for a screening of this new documentary about how our food choices in America evolved and how they just might be linked to many of our health issues. FREE Wednesday, Oct 29th, on SJSU campus -- Martin Luther King Jr. Library, Room 225. 2:45 - 5pm Movie showing, and light refreshments of organic, seasonal and locally sourced food. There will be a Q & A…Find out more »
If you want to have a beautiful edible garden that will grow through the winter and bloom in time for spring, now’s your chance! Join Us at Middlebrook Gardens 10 am – 1:30 pm Community Supported Farm Stand (fresh produce for sale - CHANGED from original 9:00am start time) 11 am Fall Garden Planting with Mika 12:30 pm Food Demo & Tasting with Chef Joni Sare 1:30 pm Pot luck and community sharing Tea, coffee and drinks are served throughout the…Find out more »
Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre is back and it’s better than ever. Now in its 10th year, the international festival is returning to Turin this October, bringing together members of the Slow Food network and food lovers from every corner of the globe for the greatest food show on Earth. At the center of this year’s event will be two main themes: food biodiversity and family farming. Terra Madre brings together those players in the food chain who together…Find out more »
Would you like to spend time on a beautiful farm and enjoy a gourmet dinner right in an organic apple orchard during apple season? Prevedelli Organic Apple Farm is having a farm dinner to help raise money to start a Prevedelli Farms scholarship for young farmers. Join us for appetizers in our century old barn before touring the farm. The tour will include a history of our farm and our family and why we love to farm. Then it's time for the apple…Find out more »
September 2014 Sunday, September 21, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Tour De Coop - Bicycle coop tour and urban farm adventure Sign up now on Coop Tour Website at www.TourDeCoop.orgFind out more »
Where does your food come from? What impact did it have on the environment and local community? Is it safe? Is it natural? These questions and many others are being asked by growing numbers of the customers that we feed every day. Join SHFM (Society of Hospitality and Foodservice Management) Local – California for a networking event that explores these important issues and others surrounding our food system. Our speakers include the following: Harvey Hartman - Founder, The Hartman Group Jered…Find out more »
Day-of ticket sales at Mesa Verde Gardens, starting at 9:30 AM. Spend Saturday, August 23, in beautiful Santa Cruz when public places and private homes host tours of their edible gardens. This year the tour will consist of over 15 residential and public edible gardens, that represent many stages and styles of vegetable and fruit production. Tour participants will find a unique experience at each space, including kids activities, gray water system advice, organic and drought-tolerant tips, chickens, and quails and alpacas, oh my! We hope that this event will…Find out more »
Join us for a private tour and tasting at innovative Ecopia Farms, our region's premier, urban producer of specialty greens. Learn how Ecopia creates certified organic farms using far less water, fossil fuel and land than conventional farms. Their greens and flowers are picked, packed and delivered daily to an impressive list of restaurants and other customers. LIMITED to 12 Attendees - SORRY, TOUR IS FULL...HOPE TO OFFER ANOTHER TOUR SOONFind out more »