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Feb 2015 Monthly Potluck Gathering: Seed Sharing

October Potluck Meeting Follow Up Notes – More Talk of Fish!

Thanks to Adam & Ana from Sunrise Fish for joining us to share the experience of fishing locally and selling direct fisher to consumer.  And for sharing their absolutely delish halibut ceviche  J

Subjects that came up during the evening:

  • Mercury levels in various in fish, fear of toxins in SF Bay fish
  • Best choices for fish varieties, where to buy and who to buy from – who is trustworthy?
  • How do we encourage restaurants and stores to buy more sustainably?
  • The huge paperwork issues involved with selling fish direct – and the idea of expanding Cottage Food… Continue reading

Let’s Talk Fish: Screening of The Breach & Q&A

Thursday August 6th  at 6:00pm

Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists 

1924 Cedar St @ Bonita, Berkeley, California 94709

Join Slow Food East Bay and Transition Berkeley for an evening delving into the predicaments surrounding fish, fishing and the health of the oceans.

How can we both support those that make their livelihood from the ocean AND the ocean’s fish populations? How can we be educated and inquisitive consumers of seafood, asking the right questions about sourcing, distribution and health? Join us in the conversation to try to find answers to these questions and more.

We’ll start at 6pm… Continue reading

Slow Food Potluck Mondays: Connect, Discover, Act

Our new monthly gatherings are dedicated to connecting amongst one another, learning more about the Slow Food movement, and making plans for putting our knowledge and the principles of Slow Food into action.

Each month, we will have a particular idea, theme or event that will set the scene for the evening. Our hope is to bring in associated people to speak, organize activities for us to do and otherwise take time to discover more about the particular theme.

We will meet the LAST MONDAY of each month, starting at 6pm, in West Berkeley at a personal home. … Continue reading

Slow Food East Bay 2014 Annual Gathering and Potluck

Plan to join us on Sunday, July 27th for an evening of good food, good wine and an opportunity to discuss the future plans for Slow Food East Bay.

We’ll gather over a potluck dinner, sip wines from our host Urbano Cellars and have some pointed conversations over the issues we want Slow Food East Bay address, the events we want to plan and the organizations we want to partner with.

This is your chance to help the chapter be more vocal, more active and more effective in the food community of the East Bay – so whether you’re a… Continue reading

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