UN WED: Green Film Festival
Castro Theater, Castro/Market/17th in SF
27 films in all: mainstream, independent, fiction and documentary. (Also includes The Real Dirt on Farmer John, introduced by Al Gore and Sierra Club President Carl Pope.)
UN WED: Sustainable Cuisine
Restaurants in SF
Throughout the WED week, numerous restaurants will serve organically grown foods to raise awareness about the benefits of a locally-sourced, sustainable food supply. See
above for more info.
Sustainable Agriculture: Organic Lunch in the Garden
Wed, 6/1/05; 12:00pm-5:00pm
55th Street Community Garden, just west of San Pablo Ave. in Oakland
A day in the garden to learn about sustainable and local food systems, urban agriculture, food justice, and fun garden activity.
UN WED: A Talk by Alice Waters - The Delicious Revolution: Greening our
Cities with Edible Education
Wed, 6/1/05; 5:00pm reception, 5:30pm program
Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St./2nd in SF
Alice Waters will speak about eating local, seasonal food, and how it's revolutionizing the way people grow, cook and share food.
UN WED: Organic Indian Cuisine Banquet
Gaylord India Restaurant, 900 North Point St. in SF
An all-organic Indian cuisine banquet in honor of WED 2005 at their panoramic location in Ghirardelli Square.
UN WED: Organic Farmers' Market
Thu, 6/2/05, 7:00am-10:00am
Lycée Français La Pérouse, Basket Ball Court, 755 Ashbury St. in SF
UN WED: Sustainable Cuisine Cooking Class &
Thu, 6/2/05, 12:00pm-2:00pm
Viking HomeChef, 3527 California St./Locust
A special cooking demonstration and luncheon by Eric Tucker from Millennium Restaurant along with presentations from local organic farmers. 3 delicious courses + hors
d'oeuvres and a Frog Hollow Farm dessert. To register, please call Viking HomeChef at 415.668.3191. (Almost full.)
Meet the Farmer: Nigel Walker of Eatwell Farms
Sat, 6/4/05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market, Ferry Building in SF
Shop with the Chef: Bridget Batson and Davis Gingrass of Hawthorne
Sat, 6/4/05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market, Ferry Building
UN WED: Bayview Hunters Point Farmers' Market
Sat, 6/4/05, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Bayview Plaza, Galvez Street at 3rd St. in SF
UN WED: Tour of Star Route Farm
Sat, 6/4/05, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Tour of the oldest certified organic farm in California. Learn about organic benefits and certification, food supply issues, and the importance of regionally based choices.
UN WED: Flower Power Day Health Fair
Sun, 6/5/05, 10:00am - 3:00pm
War Memorial Building, 401 Van Ness Ave. in SF
A symposium and health exhibition on the value of flowers, herbs and organic food to improve and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
UN WED: Straight-From-the-Farm 4-Course Organic
Globe Restaurant, 290 Pacific St./Battery in SF
A delectable dinner using all the farm-fresh produce from the Saturday Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market, to close the end of a great U.N. World Environment Day week!
Reservations: 415.391.4132. $29/4 courses chosen from special menu.
Sicilian Mattanza Dinner - Incanto Restaurant
Incanto Restaurant, 1550 Church St., Noe Valley in SF
A seasonal ritualistic meal of bluefin tuna from Western Sicily -- exploring the gastronomic, historic and cultural aspects of the mattanza. $65 per person
History of Food Seminar & Dinner: California
Tue, 6/7/05, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Whole Foods, 1010 Park Place in San Mateo
Discussion of the origin of California fruit, animal, and wine production, including foods from abroad that flourish here. Also covering the organics movement, CSA's, and the
revitalization of Farmers Markets. Taught by Chef Huston, from SOHO Charcuterie in New York City, Chez Panisse Café, and Hayes Street Grill. $32/person