October 24th might be the official day o’ food, but really how can we restrict such a flurry of events to just one day? Check out to find out about all the fun and informative food happenings occurring this week all around San Diego County (& the rest of the country).

Some of the highlights include tours, cooking demos, and a kids scavenger hunt at the SD Public Market; tasty fundraisers at local restaurants to support Food Day activities at elementary schools; and tours and special events at local farms such as Olivewood Gardens and Seeds@City Urban Farm.

Check out the website for more details about this exciting week of food awareness!

Celebrate the Craft

Sunday, November 1, 2009

from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Lodge at Torrey Pines
11480 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Tickets $65.00

Mark your calendars for the 7th annual Celebrate the Craft event at The Lodge at Torrey Pines.  This unparalleled afternoon of food and wine tasting showcases the craft of the best local farm-to-table chefs as they use their talents to highlight Southern California’s bounty from regional farmers, fisherman and ranchers.

You’ll also taste the creations of local food artisans, from bakers, chocolatiers and boutique wineries.  All this, set in the gorgeous Arts & Crafts backdrop of The Lodge at Torrey Pines, makes for a not to be missed afternoon.

Join us by clicking here to purchase tickets.

Agriculture & Local Meat Panel

Sunday, October 4, 2009

from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

L’Auberge Hotel
1540 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA

Cost:  Free

Join us for a casual panel discussion with knowledgeable meat experts, local farmers and ranchers who will share their experiences with raising animals, opinions on sustainable eating and buying habits and answer questions.  Panelists include Phil Noble of Sage Mountain Farms, Thomas Ryan from Chefs Warehouse and formerly Niman Ranch, plus other local ranchers.  

Click Here to reserve your seat.