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Events

Keep track of all the delicious Slow Food URBAN San Diego events here!

And look at our blog for past events!

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Jun
7
Tue
San Diego Food System Alliance Showcase: Food System Changers @ Leichtag Commons
Jun 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Jun
8
Wed
Slow Food Communications Committee meeting
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Communications committee is responsible for sharing the SFUSD good, clean & fair food word with San Diegans. Newsletters, stories, Facebook, Instagram, oh my. Join us. We have wine.

email: sarah@slowfoodurbansandiego.org

Jun
11
Sat
Wild Willow Sundown Brew Run 5k @ Wild Willow Farm & Education Center
Jun 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sundown Brew Run 5K at Wild Willow Farm has BREW,CHILI,MUSIC, and FARM FUN in store!

The 5th annual Wild Willow Farm 5K is moving from the early morning to the late afternoon! Relax and enjoy the farm in the cool of the evening on Saturday, June 11, with the race starting at 5pm.

This 6th farmiversary celebration features a 5K trail run or 1K native plant walk, a selection of chili, local beer and kombucha!

Our goal this year is to raise $6000 for the many programs of Wild Willow Farm! You can help by:

– Registering to Run for Agriculture, Education, or Community!

– Starting a Farm-tastic Fundraising Team!

– Donating to help our causes and celebrating with good food, bubbly brews, and sweet sunset tunes!

KEEP US GROWING: Run for Agriculture
Sponsor the efforts of a hard-working Farmer!

RUN FOR THE FUTURE OF FARMING: Run for Education
Support our efforts to keep our Farming 101 program economically accessible for future farmers! We subsidize our education program to keep tuition reasonable for our community.

RUN FOR THOSE WHO SERVE: Run for Community
Support families and individuals who keep our farm growing! Our thriving program needs your support. Help us reach our $2000 goal to fund 3 months of Saturday volunteering.

Proceeds from the sale of brew tickets will help support our Agriculture and Education fundraising efforts!

Proceeds from the sale of chili tickets will help support our Community fundraising efforts!

Know some friends that would love to get involved?  Invite them to donate just $6 towards your personal fundraising goal in celebration of the 6 year anniversary of Wild Willow Farm!

Jun
13
Mon
SFUSD Education Committee Meeting
Jun 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Monthly meeting of SFUSD’s Education Committee. Contact LisaJoy@slowfoodurbansandiego.org for more info.
Jun
30
Thu
Slow Sips at Vinavanti Urban Winery and Tasting Room @ Vinavanti Urban Winery and Tasting Room
Jun 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

slowsipsJoin us for Slow Sips at Vinavanti Urban Winery and Tasting Room! Slow Sips are networking and community-building events put on by Slow Food chapters. It’s one of the ways we celebrate food as a cornerstone of community.

Jul
2
Sat
San Diego County Fair Whole Life Festival @ Del Mar Fairgrounds
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Whole Life Festival

(formerly Enviro Fair)

Saturday, July 2, 2016
10:00AM-5:00PM

Free with Fair admission

 

Whole Life Festival logo

smbullet Learn how to help the environment
smbullet Meet local farmers
smbullet Explore the eco-friendly marketplace, with products and services for mind, body & soul
smbullet Discover a wholistic approach to a healthy lifestyle
smbullet Listen to a guest speaker or watch a demonstration
smbullet Succulent Workshop: Create your own succulent planter in this free workshop, 11:00AM-3:00PM, with Charity Wings Art & Craft Center and Green Acres Nursery.
smbullet The Children’s Garden: Explore this interactive and educational garden filled with activities including make-n-takes, ladybug releases, scavenger hunts, storybook time and guest presenters.
smbullet The Garden Bar and Wine Nook Exhibit: Taste award-winning wines from The Toast of the Coast Wine Competition and learn about our commercial and homemade wine competitions.

Jul
11
Mon
SFUSD Education Committee Meeting
Jul 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Monthly meeting of SFUSD’s Education Committee. Contact LisaJoy@slowfoodurbansandiego.org for more info.
Jul
13
Wed
Slow Food Communications Committee meeting
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Communications committee is responsible for sharing the SFUSD good, clean & fair food word with San Diegans. Newsletters, stories, Facebook, Instagram, oh my. Join us. We have wine.

email: sarah@slowfoodurbansandiego.org

Jul
17
Sun
Kiss the Ground + NYFC Potluck Event @ Wild Willow Farm
Jul 17 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We will be collaborating with The National Young Farmers Coalition and Kiss The Ground for our July community open house and potluck!

The National Young Farmer’s Coalition supports America’s next generation of sustainable farmers and ranchers. NYFC is composed not only of young farmers, but also of established farmers, farm service providers, good food advocates and conscious consumers. Learn more about how you can become a member at our event!
http://www.youngfarmers.org/

Kiss the Ground works to help farmers and communities build back healthy soil through policy and awareness. Co-founded by Ryland Englehart and Finian Makepeace, their organization creates media to educate and inspire people to take part in the restoration of soil, and builds networks of people to create political and social change.
https://www.kisstheground.com/

* FEATURED music and entertainment by Kiss The Ground singer/songwriter Finian Makepeace and Coral Bells!

* Volunteer with us from 10am-3pm!

* Purchase our seasonal crops and plant starts at the Farm Stand from 4-7pm!

* See what’s growing-on at the farm with a hosted Farm Tour starting at 5pm!

* Learn about our Tijuana River Valley home with an interpretive tour along the nature trails!

* BYO T-shirt screening until 7pm! ($10 donation)

* If you haven’t tried Mel’s FAMOUS Pizza with farm fresh veggies, get ready for a treat! Food service and potluck opens at 6pm! (Your DONATIONS are graciously accepted!)

* Meet new friends around the Bonfire, or turnip the beet at the Drum Circle after sunset!

* Donations Requested – Thank you for supporting our farm and our work – $5 suggested, OR bring a homemade dish OR volunteer for an hour.

We could use your help in making our annual Potlucks happen. Volunteer with us!
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a4ca4a62da1fa7-july

Jul
23
Sat
San Diego Brew Fest @ NTC Liberty Station (at Ingram Plaza)
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The 6th annual San Diego Beer Fest returns to Liberty Station, and promising another fun filled day with beer, food trucks, and music.   The event will feature dozens of local local and international craft beers, as well as San Diego’s most popular food trucks (food sold separately).

Admission is $40 for general admission (2pm to 5pm) and $50 for VIP (1pm to 5pm).  Both include unlimited beer tastings, with VIP admission offering an added hour .  Please keep in mind that the event is limited to 21 and over and no pets are allowed.  For more information, go to www.sandiegobeerfest.com

***Tickets are not refundable after 7/16/16 *****

WHEN
WHERE
Liberty Station – 2640 Cushing Road , San Diego, CA 92106 – View Map

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