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

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Mar
4
Sat
Edible & Medicinal Plants of San Diego County: Seasonal Herb Walk (Spring Session)
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

EDIBLE & MEDICINAL PLANTS OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY:
Seasonal Herb Walk (Spring Session)

From the mild, wind swept coastal bluffs along the Pacific Ocean to the climatic extremes more typical of the remote Sonoran Desert to the east, the San Diego County region provides us with the opportunity to view a large variety of botanical specimens all within a relatively small geographical range. Join us as we discover together the diverse array of both edible and medicinal plants found growing within these contrasting yet closely interconnected plant communities. Historical and modern medicinal applications will be covered along with any edible and/or utilitarian potential. Tips on basic/intermediate plant identification will be offered with a special emphasis on plant family characteristics as well as differentiating poisonous look-alike plants from their beneficial counterparts.

-SPRING SESSION-
San Diego, CA (Coastal)
Saturday, March 4. 10am-4pm. $47

Instructor: Tellur Fenner of the Blue Wind School of Botanical Studies in Ukiah, CA.

Make sure to bring: Water, lunch, notebook, hat/sunscreen, rain gear, and a camera.

Class will occur RAIN OR SHINE! :)
Registration: Email (preferred): bluewindbmc@gmail.com
Phone: 510-290-6841

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/bluewindschool/

Join their class email list here: http://eepurl.com/ci-q_j

Scope out their photo/video feed on Instagram:

Interested but don’t have a car? Inquire about carpooling options.
Looking for a more substantial/comprehensive SoCal edible/medicinal plant learning experience? If so, scope out the following 60 hour program that I’ll be offering March-May 2017. Guaranteed to be QUITE the floristic adventure!

https://www.facebook.com/events/710781722400053/

Mar
14
Tue
Slow Food Communications Committee meeting
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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

Apr
10
Mon
Slow Food Urban Education Committee meeting
Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join the SFUSD Education Committee meeting on the 2nd Monday of each month. Contact Lisa Joy (LisaJoy@slowfoodurbansandiego.org) for details.

Apr
11
Tue
Slow Food Communications Committee meeting
Apr 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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

Apr
13
Thu
Future of Tuna Harbor: Focus on Win-Win-Win @ Port Pavilion
Apr 13 @ 2:45 pm – 7:00 pm

The future of San Diego Bay’s remaining working fishing harbors are currently being determined by the Port of San Diego’s Central Embarcadero “Seaport” development project. On April 13th, San Diego Food Systems Alliance is convening the region’s most important stakeholders to explore a better way forward. San Diego Bay’s fishing harbors are a longstanding lynchpin of the Bay’s working waterfront.

Will commercial fishermen and aquaculturists have a place in this reimagined waterfront?

A local seafood system has many benefits to the region, including providing high quality jobs, maintaining San Diego’s fishing heritage, improving local food security, incentivizing protection of marine ecosystems, generating economic activity, promoting education, and tourism. Commercial fishermen and aquaculturists of San Diego are important food producers of our regional foodshed.

Through aligning visions and supporting growth, San Diego has the opportunity to become leaders in domestic commercial seafood production for the 21st Century. As San Diego gazes towards the future, join the conversation among local decision makers, industry leaders, and subject matter experts. Together, we can chart a path forward that models a “Win – Win – Win” waterfront redevelopment.

Distinguished speakers and panelists:

  • San Diego County First District Supervisor Greg Cox
  • Kip Howard, President, Allegis Development, representing Seaport (selected Central Embarcadero development group)
  • Kelly Fukushima, fisherman representative
  • Rafael Castellanos, Port Commissioner Vice Chairman
  • Dr. Theresa Talley, Coastal Specialist, California Sea Grant Extension Program, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Shevis Shima, Senior Vice President, Santa Monica Seafood

Moderator: Brad Racino, inewsource

Tickets are $30, and include entry to a reception following the panel discussion featuring locally sourced gourmet seafood by San Diego’s chefs committed to procuring local, craft beer, mead, and local kombucha.

Participating Chefs & Beverage Partners:

  • Chefs Davin & Jessica Waite of Wrench & Rodent
  • Chef Rob Ruiz of Land & Water Co
  • Chef Accursio Lota of Solare Ristorante
  • Executive Chef Michael Poompan of Coronado Island Marriott
  • Chef Cindy Quinonez of Scripps Mercy
  • Mike Hess Brewing Co.
  • Golden Coast Mead
  • Bootstrap Kombucha
Apr
25
Tue
Slow Food Urban Food Justice Committee Meeting @ Kitchens to Good
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Our next Food Justice meeting will be held on April 25th from 5-7 p.m. at Kitchens to Good (thanks to them for their generosity in hosting!).
 
Address is: 404 Euclid Avenue, San Diego CA 92114.
 
Directions:
 
FROM THE 805 NORTH OR SOUTH:
Exit Market Street
Turn East onto Market Street
Go approximately 2 miles
Turn right onto Market Creek Pl Drwy
Go one block, under the overpass, to The
Jacobs Center (straight ahead)
Turn right and park in the large back lot
 
FROM THE 94 EAST OR WEST:
Exit Euclid Avenue
Go south onto Euclid Avenue
Go approximately a 1⁄2 mile, just pass Market St.
Turn right at the STARBUCKS and proceed through the parking lot to The Jacobs Center (on your left)
Park in the large back lot
May
8
Mon
Slow Food Urban Education Committee meeting
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join the SFUSD Education Committee meeting on the 2nd Monday of each month. Contact Lisa Joy (LisaJoy@slowfoodurbansandiego.org) for details.

May
9
Tue
Slow Food Communications Committee meeting
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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

May
25
Thu
May Slow Sips + Green Drinks @ BIGA Italian Restaurant
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

RSVP on Facebook Event Page!

Jun
10
Sat
Farm Volunteer Day at Wild Willow Farm
Jun 10 all-day

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