The ~BAY AREA LOCAL FOOD GUIDE~ is about to be released, giving the public access to information on over a thousand farms, farmers’ markets, CSAs, restaurants, retailers, institutions, and specialty grocery stores that feature local food within the nine counties of the Bay Area. A celebration in honor of the guide’s release will be held at the Officer’s Club at Fort Mason, and will feature samples of some of the finest local food and wines (you can check out the entire list of participants here).
Doors open at 4:30pm, and a local food panel begins at 6:30pm; speakers include Paula Jones (SF Dept. of Environment), Sibella Kraus (Sage), Alison Negrin (John Muir Health), Simon Richard (Bi-Rite Market) and Jered Lawson (Pie Ranch). Moderated by Bill Fujimoto of Monterey Market. At 7:30pm is dessert, plus farmer and chef/retailer networking. (Event runs until 8:30pm.) 21 and over.
The Bay Area Buy Fresh Buy Local Food Guide is free and will be distributed via retailers listed in the guide, farmers’ markets and at special events. Additionally, the guide is available online for downloading and in a searchable format at buylocalca.org.
Bay Area Second Edition Local Food Guide Release
Thu., June 26, 2008
1 Fort Mason
(entry streets are on
Franklin and Bay)
San Francisco, CA