New Year’s Potluck

A very successful potluck was enjoyed by all!

Saturday, January 9th, 2010 from 12pm-3pm

Special thanks to The Bread Project and Happy Goat Caramel for bringing yummy treats and partnering with Slow Food Berkeley to make the potluck a rousing, and delicious, success.

Held at The Bread Project Headquarters; 1701 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702. (map)

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Save the Date for a festive potluck lunch on Saturday, January 9th, 2010 from 12pm-3pm to welcome the New Year and our over 200 new members! Our friends at the The Bread Project have graciously offered to let us… Continue reading

Native American Food Workshop

Another successful Slow Food Berkeley workshop! Thanks to all for coming.

Sunday, November 8. 4:00pm – 7:00pm

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Join us for a celebration of Native American harvest ingredients with chef John Farais. John will discuss the growing, drying, and storage of traditional ingredients such as acorns, seaweed, and native tubers as he demonstrates recipes updated for modern kitchens. Attendees will taste John’s work, get some hands-on experience, and return home with their own set of recipes. The final subjects will be decided by availability, but may include prickly pear, amaranth, native fruits, and more. Limit 25 attendees.

Giardiniera Workshop

We had a terrifically successful workshop! Thanks to all for coming.

Monday, October 12. 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Rudy Duran, chef and owner of C’era Una Volta will teach the secrets of the Italian giardiniera salad at his restaurant in Alameda. You will help the chef cut and chop all the seasonal vegetables from Rudy’s recipe and you will assist the “maestro” in preparing this preserve, which is mildly flavored and will accompany many great winter dishes in the coming months!

You will bring home a quart of the giardiniera preserve at the end of the night… Continue reading

Time for Lunch!

Time for Lunch Campaign update!

On December 3, 2010 the US House of Representatives passed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.

“By a vote of 264 to 157, the House on Thursday passed the bill, which was approved in the Senate by unanimous consent in August. It goes now to President Obama, who intends to sign it.”

Congratulations! to everyone who helped make this historic event possible.

On Labor Day 2009, we threw a little potluck picnic – over 20,000 people in more than 300 Eat-Ins across all 50 states, from schoolyards to backyards, on farms and in gardens,… Continue reading