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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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Aug
11
Mon
SFUSD Education Committee Meeting
Aug 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Monthly meeting of SFUSD’s Education Committee. Contact LisaJoy@slowfoodurbansandiego.org for more info.
Aug
23
Sat
Pedal, Pick, and Grin at Suzie’s Farm @ Suzie's Farm
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

From event website:

Pedal, Pick, & Grin is a fun, family-oriented farm experience focused on picking your favorite Summer Veggies, pedaling around our farm, and grinning from ear to ear!

When: Saturday, August 23rd, 10am – 4pm

Where: Suzie’s Farm – 2570 Sunset Avenue, San Diego, CA 92154

What: Get out in the fields to pick your own Summer Veggies straight from the plants. If that’s not your thing, visit our “Pick Yer Own” Zone for freshly harvested veggies that are pre-picked for your convenience. Choose our 10 lb box ($20) or our 2 lb cone ($5) and fill it with your choice of our delicious certified-organic Summer Veggies.

Green Truck will all be on-site serving prepared meals. Calexico Creamery will be scooping up their delicious handmade helado! Guests are welcome to bring a picnic as well.

Pedal, Pick, & Grin is a free event to attend and is open to the general public. Pre-registration is not mandatory, but those interested in attending can RSVP through our web-store.

Pedaler

Schedule of Events:

  • 9:30am: Doors
  • All Day: Blender Bike
  • All Day: Fermentation Station
  • All Day: Face Painting
  • All Day: Seed Swap
  • 10:00am: Group Ride from BLAH
  • 10:00am – 11:30am: Farm Tour
  • 10:30am – 12:30pm: G Burns Jug Band
  • 12:30pm – 2:00pm: Farm Tour
  • 12:45pm – 1:15pm: Bike Parade
  • 1:30pm: Lady Bug Release
  • 1:30pm – 3:30pm: Gary Hankins & The Summer Knowledge

Live Music:

Activites

    • Blender Bike – Turn your freshly picked summer veggies into salsa on the Whole Foods Blender Bike!
    • Fermentation Station – Make a jar of pickles or dilly beans!
    • Face Painting – For the kiddos or anyone young at heart!
    • Seed Swap – Looking for seed for your community/school garden or even your own home? Come pick up seed from us. Have seed that you saved and would like to share with the public? Bring it by so others can enjoy the fruits of your labor!
    • Bike Parade – Our annual Pedal, Pick, & Grin tradition. Bring your Bike to the farm for a ride around the fields led by Lucila. Don’t forget to decorate your bike too!
    • Lady Bug Release – Get covered in lady bugs as you help us release these beneficial bugs into the field!
    • Group Ride – Join the group bike ride from Blind Lady Ale House to our farm.

Farm Tours

Our weekly public tours will start at the Information Station. Public tours consist of a 90 minute walkabout through the fields while learning the history and operations of our farm. Tours will be specially priced for the day at just $5/person.

Good Earth Great Chef book series Summer BBQ Fest at Chino Farms @ The Chino Farm
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

From event website:

 

Summer BBQ Fest on Saturday, August 23rd

 

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Join us for a special book signing, food tasting, and grilling demonstration as we partner with Sunset Magazine to present The Great Outdoors Cookbook. This event will feature demonstrations using a variety of outdoor cooking techniques such as solar, charcoal, and wood-burning, using Chino produce. The event will run from 11 am – 1 pm, and in addition to selling this book, we will have our usual pantry items available.

 

 

Aug
25
Mon
Collaboration Kitchen – Chef Jenn Felmley @ Catalina Offshore Products
Aug 25 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am

From event website:

Collaboration Kitchen

Featuring
Chef Jenn Felmley

Private Chef & Culinary Director

Join us on Sunday, August 24th beginning at 5pm for an evening filled with cooking, eating, socializing and educational seminars lead by Chef Jenn, a private chef who has logged countless hours as Collaboration Kitchen’s Culinary Director as well as teaching classes around San Diego County at various farms and Great News Cooking School. She’s worked behind the scenes cooking for you at EVERY CK EVENT and now it’s time she comes out from behind the curtain!

Menu:

Italian Seafood Salad with Octopus, Shrimp, Bay Scallops and Mussels

Grilled Local Collars with Citrus Soy Dipping Sauce and Fennel, Orange and Radish Salad

Spice Crusted Seared Yellowtail with Seaweed salad

Creamy Oyster Stew

Hand Chopped Salmon Sliders on Brioche Buns with Arugula and Wasabi Mayonaise + Rice Wine Vinegar Pickled Cucumbers

Seared Catch of The Day Coriander and Carrot Purée Topped with Micro Cilantro

Register here

Sep
8
Mon
SFUSD Education Committee Meeting
Sep 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Monthly meeting of SFUSD’s Education Committee. Contact LisaJoy@slowfoodurbansandiego.org for more info.
Sep
11
Thu
¡LATIN FOOD FEST!
Sep 11 – Sep 14 all-day

Visit event website for details:

¡LATIN FOOD FEST!

 

 

Sep
13
Sat
San Diego Tea Festival (1st Annual)
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

From event website:

Join us for the 1st Annual San Diego Tea Festival at the Japanese Friendship Gardens in Balboa Park. San Diego Tea Festival promises to be an educational and entertaining event about the multifaceted world of tea that will bring together authors, industry experts, buyers, retailers, artists, educators and tea-lovers from across the country. It will give you the opportunity to sample some of the world’s finest and most varied flavors of teas, attend presentations by leading tea authors and industry experts, and shop from the unique selection provided by premier tea retailers.

Buy tickets here.

Sep
14
Sun
San Diego Tea Festival (1st Annual)
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

From event website:

Join us for the 1st Annual San Diego Tea Festival at the Japanese Friendship Gardens in Balboa Park. San Diego Tea Festival promises to be an educational and entertaining event about the multifaceted world of tea that will bring together authors, industry experts, buyers, retailers, artists, educators and tea-lovers from across the country. It will give you the opportunity to sample some of the world’s finest and most varied flavors of teas, attend presentations by leading tea authors and industry experts, and shop from the unique selection provided by premier tea retailers.

Buy tickets here.

Sep
21
Sun
Autumnal Equinox Dinner at Suzie’s Farm
Sep 21 @ 12:30 am – 4:00 am

Autumnal Equinox Dinner 2014

Gather with Slow Food Urban San Diego at Suzie’s Farm on Saturday, September 20th for their Fourth Annual Autumnal Equinox Dinner.

The Autumnal Equinox Dinner is a celebration of the bounty of the Summer harvest and a portion of net proceeds will support Slow Food Urban San Diego, as the non-profit partner. We will gather under the Eucalyptus trees of The Grove at Suzie’s Farm, with passed appetizers and drinks at a cocktail reception. Then we all dine under the stars in a four course, beer/wine paired meal, prepared by the culinary team at Whisknladle Hospitality.

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Please indicate at the time of purchase if you are requesting a vegan dining option.

Event Details

Saturday, September 20th

The Grove at Suzie’s At Sunset
2570 Sunset Avenue
San Diego, CA 92154

For more information: info@suziesfarm.com or 619-662-1780

Please note, this is a 21 and older dinner.

Oct
1
Wed
Slow Sips at Starlite’s 7th anniversary celebration! @ Starlite
Oct 1 @ 12:00 am – 6:45 am

Starlite San Diego - Dinner, cocktails, late nite dining, Sunday brunch

Join us at Starlite’s 7-year anniversary celebration!

This event coincides with Slow Food Urban San Diego’s Slow Sips Mixer, on the evening of Tuesday, September 30th. Starlite will be featuring SFUSD as the designated beneficiary of their charity initiative! From 5pm to 12pm that night, 10% of proceeds of all sales will be donated to SFUSD. Slow Sips will take place from 6p to 8p, but be sure to stop by anytime that evening to support SFUSD!!

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