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Tasty Bites 5.26.06
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Spring has sprung, and we're in the midst of starting up a few new programs... In the meantime, please enjoy this Tasty Bites Lite with events around the Bay Area.

Be sure to check out the What's New page for a whole slew of new organic eateries. Yum.

Have a great, long weekend!


Check our organically-inclined Events page for more happenins as they are announced.

Book Event: "Fields that Dream: a Journey to the Roots of Our Food"
Fri, 5/26/06; 7:30pm
Cody's Books, 2454 Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley; Free

Seasonal Cooking Demonstration ~ Eric Tucker of Millennium Restaurant
Sat, 5/27/06; 10:30am-11:30am
South Arcade of the Ferry Building in the teaching kitchen in SF; Free

Farm Tour at Drake's Bay Oyster Farm
Sat, 5/27/06; 12:00pm
Drake's Bay Oyster Farm in Marin County; Free for Marin Organic members ($40 membership); $20 non-members

Sake & Rice Dinner at Millennium
Fri, 6/2/06; 6:30pm
Millennium Restaurant, 580 Geary St./Jones in SF; 5-course prix fixe with sake pairing $75/person

Book Reading: Diet for a Dead Planet: Big Business and the Coming Food Crisis
Fri, 6/2/06; 7:30pm
Cody's Books, 2454 Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley; Free

Berkeley Farmers' Market's 3rd Annual Family Fun Festival
Sat, 6/3/06; 10:00am-3:00pm
Saturday Berkeley Farmers' Market, Civic Center Park, Center St. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Way in Berkeley; Free

Seasonal Cooking Demonstration ~ Elise Fineberg of Taste Catering
Sat, 6/3/06; 10:30am-11:30am
South Arcade of the Ferry Building in the teaching kitchen in SF; Free

Panel: The Roots of Our Food
Sun, 6/4/06; 3:00pm-5:00pm
Hidden Villa, 26870 Moody Road in Los Altos Hills; $5/person

Mini-Farmers at Tilden Park
Sat, 6/10/06; 10:00am-11:30am
Tilden Nature Area, in Tilden Park in Berkeley; $6 ($8 if not a resident of Alameda or Contra Costa County)

Vegetarian Cooking Class - Healthful Mediterranean II + New Taste Test
Sat, 6/10/06; 10:00am-1:00pm
First Unitarian Church, 685 14th St. at Castro in Oakland; $45 (includes demonstration, food samples, copies of recipes, coupons for restaurants and groceries, and more.)

Seasonal Cooking Demonstration ~ Bruce Hill of Picco and Bix Restaurants
Sat, 6/10/06; 10:30am-11:30am
South Arcade of the Ferry Building in the teaching kitchen in SF; Free

Hawthorne Lane Cooking Class: "Father's Day BBQ"
Sat, 6/10/06; 10:30am-2:30pm
Hawthorne Lane, 22 Hawthorne Lane in SF; $100.00 per person

Slow Food SF's Golden Glass
Sat, 6/10/06; 2:00pm-6:00pm
Fort Mason Center, The Herbst Pavilion in SF; $50 (includes engraved wine glass); Slow Food members $45.

Commonwealth Club Panel: Organic Food Standards - Challenges and Opportunities
Mon, 6/12/06; 5:30pm-8:00pm
Port Commission Hearing Room on the 2nd floor in the Ferry Building in SF; $12 for Commonwealth Club members, $19 for non-members

PBS - Independent Lens: The Real Dirt on Farmer John
Tue, 6/13/06; 10:00pm
Your TV, KQED Channel 9

Frugal Foodies One-Year Anniversary Dinner
Tue, 6/13/06; 6:30pm-9:30pm
Southwest Berkeley; $15 (anniversary dinner); $7 all other Tuesdays

The History of California Cuisine
Wed, 6/14/06; 6:30pm-8:30pm
Whole Foods, 1010 Park Place in Burlingame; $32

Advanced Topics in Organic Winegrowing at Frog's Leap Winery
Thu-Fri, 6/15/06-6/16/06
Frog's Leap Winery in Rutherford; NVG Members: $150, General Admission: $195.

Feed the Fire!

Even a little snack! If you use these newsletters, use our website, or simply enjoy having delicious, organic food in the Bay Area, please support our programs that serve local, organic farms and the community. Om Organics is a project of the San Francisco Foundation - Community Initiative Funds, and can only continue with the help of contributions from conscientious people like you!

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