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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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Sep
6
Sun
Gardening 101 Early Fall {Free} @ City Farmers Nursery
Sep 6 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Gardening doesn’t have to be complicated, in fact at City Farmers, we believe it should be simple. Come learn basics of gardening in San Diego with Farmer Bill. We’ll talk about soil, watering, planting schedules, maintenance, and pest control.

Cost: Free. No need to RSVP.

Sep
10
Thu
Master Composter Course Carlsbad 2015 – First Week In 5 Week Course @ Calavera Hills Community Center & Calavera Schoolhouse Garden
Sep 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
When:
Thursday evenings
September 10th – October 8th
5:30 PM – 8 PM
Please note that priority registration will be given to Carlsbad residents. 

Non-Carlsbad residents will be put on a waitlist and notified as spots become available.

Sep
14
Mon
SFUSD Education Committee Meeting
Sep 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Monthly meeting of SFUSD’s Education Committee. Contact LisaJoy@slowfoodurbansandiego.org for more info.
Oct
2
Fri
German-American Societies of San Diego Oktoberfest @ German-American Societies
Oct 2 – Oct 4 all-day

Come and enjoy authentic German food, such as bratwurst, ox-on-the-spit, potato salad, potato pancakes, sauerkraut, red cabbage, pretzels, and a variety of German pastries. We offer a great selection of German beers and liquors, and soft drinks and water, to enjoy with your friends and family!

Our band, the Guggenbach-Buam, joins us from Baden-Württemberg, Germany. These talented, entertaining musicians dress in traditional clothing, and play a variety of German music, just as you would hear in the beer gardens in Bavaria. Play a song from the Guggenbach-Buamband using the controller on the right. Enjoy songs such as the chicken dance, polkas and waltzes, and all the famous beer-drinking tunes – new and old! Dance or sing along to some wonderful Oom-pah music!

Watch traditional folk dancing performances, compete in our numerous games and contests, check out vendor and craft booths, and treat your kids to their own Kids’ Zone. Bring your family and friends to El Cajon and experience a real German Oktoberfest!

Oct
9
Fri
German-American Societies of San Diego Oktoberfest @ German-American Societies
Oct 9 – Oct 11 all-day

Come and enjoy authentic German food, such as bratwurst, ox-on-the-spit, potato salad, potato pancakes, sauerkraut, red cabbage, pretzels, and a variety of German pastries. We offer a great selection of German beers and liquors, and soft drinks and water, to enjoy with your friends and family!

Our band, the Guggenbach-Buam, joins us from Baden-Württemberg, Germany. These talented, entertaining musicians dress in traditional clothing, and play a variety of German music, just as you would hear in the beer gardens in Bavaria. Play a song from the Guggenbach-Buamband using the controller on the right. Enjoy songs such as the chicken dance, polkas and waltzes, and all the famous beer-drinking tunes – new and old! Dance or sing along to some wonderful Oom-pah music!

Watch traditional folk dancing performances, compete in our numerous games and contests, check out vendor and craft booths, and treat your kids to their own Kids’ Zone. Bring your family and friends to El Cajon and experience a real German Oktoberfest!

CREATING AND SUSTAINING YOUR SCHOOL GARDEN @ Olivewood Gardens & Learning Center
Oct 9 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Date:  Friday October 9, 2015 – 8:30AM to 4PM

If you could have a hands-on, high interest field trip within walking distance to your classroom, where you could teach language arts, math, science, health, and more, wouldn’t you want to make it happen? All this is possible in the school garden! The CSYSG Workshop is for teams working to create or enhance a school garden program. This workshop covers planning and designing a school garden, basic gardening skills, curricular connections, and outdoor classroom management – everything you need to get growing in the right direction.

To sign up for a class, please click here.

Oct
10
Sat
Free Composting Workshop At Myrtle Creek Botanical Garden @ Myrtle Creek Botanical Garden
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Date:

October 10, 2015

Time:

10am-12pm

Where:

Myrtle Creek Botanical Garden
2940 Reche Road
Fallbrook, CA 92028

Oct
11
Sun
Good Food Community Fair @ Quartyard
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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SLOW FOOD URBAN SAN DIEGO PRESENTS

GOOD FOOD COMMUNITY FAIR: WATER-WISE SAN DIEGO
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11TH 11 AM – 3 PM

A celebration of artisanal food and craft drinks, cooking demos, art and music, discussion panels with local farmers, fishermen, chefs, food producers and breweries, and more!

Join us downtown at the Quartyard to mix and mingle with San Diegans working towards a sustainable & delicious San Diego.

Special programming and events will cover good, clean and fair food in a time of drought. Entrance is free.

For more information, visit our event page.

Oct
12
Mon
SFUSD Education Committee Meeting
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Monthly meeting of SFUSD’s Education Committee. Contact LisaJoy@slowfoodurbansandiego.org for more info.
Oct
17
Sat
City Farmers Craft & Harvest Festival @ City Farmers Nursery
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Craft & Harvest Festival, Growing Contests, too!

Annual fall craft and harvest festival, with dozens of handmade artists to meet and greet, is held throughout the nursery grounds from 9a-4p.

At 10a come cheer on our adult gardeners in our annual Zucchini Growing Contest (pre-registration required).

And at 11a, the day we look forward to every year, is our annual Pumpkin Growing Contest where young gardeners (ages 3-16) compete with their amazing pumpkins they’ve grown themselves (pre-registration required).

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