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Tasty Bites 1.11.05
Event updates every week; more extensive edibles every so often

Happy New Year!

Happy 2005 and hopefully your holiday was restful and relaxing!

For the next few months, we're focusing on fundraising to continue our online resources and distribution network, so Tasty Bites will most often only detail local, happenin' events.

Of course, there will be occasional seasonal produce highlighted and delicious dishes concocted by our local chefs!

We have some exciting, big irons in the fire for the new year, so now more than ever, we are reaching out to those of you in the community to spread the love (or at least spread the word, especially to your financially-endowed uncles and friends who love farm-fresh, organic foods)!

And, please do check out the latest feature article on the Om website - all about buying local: Think Locally and Act Neighborly. (Aren't the kids cute!)

And now, on to....

Events This Week

San Francisco Dine-About-Town
1/1/05-1/31/05; $21.95 for lunch and $31.95 for dinner
San Francisco’s annual January fiesta of affordability at a bounty of top restaurants lasts the entire month of January. Three-course prix-fixe dining deals—$21.95 for lunch and $31.95 for dinner—are available at participating restaurants, including organic-friendly: 1550 Hyde Cafe & Wine Bar, Absinthe Brasserie & Bar, Acme Chophouse, aziza, bacar restaurant & wine salon, BIX, Bizou, Campton Place Restaurant, Côte Sud Restaurant, EOS Restaurant & Wine Bar, Foreign Cinema, Le Colonial, MarketBar, One Market Restaurant, Rose Pistola, Rubicon, Tsar Nicoulai Caviar Cafe...

Convert a Carnivore Day at Millennium
Wed, 1/12/05; 25% off!
Millennium Restaurant, 580 Geary St., SF
Bring a Carnivorous Friend into Millennium and you and your friend will receive a 25% discount off your entire bill, excluding alcohol.

Rethinking School Lunch: The Seminar
Thu, 1/13/05
$475 for two days, including workshops and lunch. Scholarships are available.
Center for Ecoliteracy, 2528 San Pablo Ave. in Berkeley
This two-day experiential program, based on the Rethinking School Lunch web guide, includes a thorough exploration of the process of reinventing school meal programs as part of the learning day.

Sustainable Weed Management
Sat, 1/15/05, 10:00am-1:00pm; Free
Garden for the Environment, 7th Ave. at Lawton St. in SF
Learn to identify and eliminate many of the weeds that invade San Francisco gardens without using toxic herbicides! This workshop is part of our Resource Efficient Gardening and Landscaping Program. Pre-register at the link above.

Film & Fun Fundraiser: The Real Dirt on Farmer John
Sat, 1/15/05, 6:30pm; $20. Advance tix available.
Brava Theatre Center 2781- 24th St./York in SF
A special screening, celebration, and fundraiser for the feature documentary THE REAL DIRT ON FARMER JOHN. Farmer John Peterson and the filmmakers will be in attendance. There will be organic appetizers, organic wine and beer, live music, & silent auction.

The epic tale of a maverick Midwestern farmer. Castigated as a pariah in his community, Farmer John bravely transforms his farm amidst a failing economy, vicious rumors, and arson. He succeeds in creating a bastion of free expression and a revolutionary form of agriculture in rural America.

Need Your Help

Om Organics is a project of the San Francisco Foundation - Community Initiative Funds, and can only continue with the help of foundation grants and individual contributions. If you support sustainability in the Bay Area, please help us with your tax-deductible donation.

Any amount is appreciated!
You can make a donation:

  • via to
  • by credit card: via the SFF CIF donation page
  • by check: "Om Organics: Project of SFF CIF", 225 Bush St. #500, SF, CA 94104


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