Farm to table dinner with Garden Kitchen chef owner Coral Strong
Agave Spirits & Mezcal Tasting & Dinner
September 14th, 2019, 4-7:30pm
Our strawbale houses at Terra Corazon are really coming along and we’d love your to see them at this stage. We also have a farm plan that aims at creating healthy soil and providing a model for economically viable, water resilient agriculture to sustain our region.
Wednesday September 11
Shop with the Chefs
Shop with some of San Diego’s most well known chefs and learn why you too should buy produce from local farms and how to use what’s available now. FREE EVENT - Meet at Little Italy Wednesday Market information tent.
Farm to table party featuring local chefs, vintners, brewers farmers and fishermen.
Come join BIGA as they celebrate three wonderful years with their third annual Hog Roast.
Kicking off San Diego's first Local Libations Week, this celebration is not only about sharing delicious, handcrafted food with friends, but also about recognizing the people who work so hard to cultivate the incredibly flavorful organic fruits, vegetables, meats and seafood that go into each of our recipes. Some of these dedicated farmers will spend the afternoon with us and give us some insight into the arduous daily operations as the food comes out the BIGA wood fired ovens.
Tap Takeover TBD
Cost is $45 if purchased before Jan 11 and $50 dollars at the door. Tickets include food and one drink. Additional drinks available for purchase.
For further info: Mandy@bigasandiego.com.
The Good Food Community Fair is Slow Food Urban San Diego's largest annual event, bringing together the people and organizations desiring a Good, Clean & Fair food system. Come engage with us as we enjoy the culinary demos, family-friendly activities, expert panel discussions, garden activities, and of course...food!
This year, we want to bring attention to the consequences of biodiversity and habitat loss due to industrialized agricultural practices and discuss how regenerative agriculture can guide the restoration of our food system and environment.
Tickets: Free Event
Encouraged donation of $7 pre-sale, $10 at the doorTicketing:
Event Contact Info:
The Good Food Showcase is an event which brings growers, distributors, good food businesses, and institutional buyers together to celebrate fresh, healthy and local foods. Last year, over 200 attendees participated, including institutional buyers from local school districts, hospitals, early childcare centers, universities and restaurants.
Registration Link: http://gfs2018.eventzilla.net/web/event?eventid=2138931257
Join Nopalito Farm and Hopyard and MIHO Gastrotruck for a food and drink extravaganza celebrating Wet Hop Harvest Season. Drink up with beers by Nickel Beer Co, South Park Brewing, and North Park Beer Co.
Please wear comfy shoes! This event is kid friendly!
Tickets at BROWN PAPER TICKETS
After the great success of our first Sea to Fire Dinner back in April, people have been begging us to put up the ticket site for the next dinner, coming Thursday, September 13. Now that we have confirmed that the amazing Davin Waite from Wrench and the Rodent Restaurant in Oceanside will be the guest chef that evening, sharing the courses with our very own Chef de Cuisine Chris Osborne, the ticket site is live! Yes, we've said this before, but these tickets REALLY won't last long so be sure to get yours!
Benchmark Brewing Company joins Garden Kitchen for the release of their special Farm to Fork San Diego Table Beer brewed with Dickinson Farm Fennel Flowers! All of the night's entrees will be created to showcase Benchmark Beer, we'll have this special Table Beer and River Rye on draft, as well Hop Chunks IIPA, Oatmeal Stout, Blond Ale, Brown Ale & IPA in cans. Some beer inspired food selections will include beer roasted chicken, pork belly porchetta, pita & lentil patty, oatmeal stout cake, and a Brewer's Platter with beer boiled sausage, fried pickles, tempura fennel flower, brown ale mustard & more. Owners Matt & Rachael Akin will be with us for most of the evening. As always there will be gluten free & vegetarian options available. Reservations highly recommended!
For reservations call Garden Kitchen
Join Farm to Fork San Diego at Bivouac Ciderworks with chef and friend DJ Tangalin for a special "Industry" Mixer. We invite all those in the food industry -growers, ranchers, fishermen, purveyors, servers, bartenders, writers and makers - to join us for locally grown snacks and drink specials. If you have a passion for supporting a local and sustainable food system, come talk shop with us.
Light appetizers and happy hour specials will be offered along with a special Farm to Fork Week Cider in collaboration with Two Forks Farm.
Winemakers start their days during the harvest season tasting through their wines in various stages of development. Join Alysha (Enologist for Vesper and Winemaker for Stehleon) for a special small group tasting and tour of the cellar. During your tasting you will see, smell and taste grapes and juice that have been harvested/pressed in the previous week or two. You will see and taste different stages of fermentation. This special tasting is only offered seasonally. Tours will vary based on what is in the cellar and what is happening that day, so no two tours will be alike. All will be tasty and fun! Tour groups will be limited in size for optimum experience and safety.
$25, TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE
We're so lucky to have a fishermen's market! Join us Saturday morning September 8th for a pre Farm to Fork Week tour of the San Diego Tuna Harbor with some of San Diego's best chefs including Chef Rob Ruiz of Land and Water Company in Carlsbad and Chef Juan Carlos Recamier of Ceviche House in Old Town. Taste a few of their creations and walk the market with these encyclopedias of culinary advice on how to buy, cook and serve the freshest fish. Fun for kids too with a touch tank and other fishy activities.
Discount on food at Loaf and Fish if you mention Farm to Fork Week.
Join us for a pre Farm to Fork Week chef's tasting tour. Shop with local chefs including Mike Reidy of Ironside Fish and Oyster, Stevan Novoa of Duckfoot Brewing, Heath Toms of the Glass Door, Chef Juan Carlos Recamier of Ceviche House and D J Tangalin of Bivouac Ciderworks while they show you how to choose the tastiest, freshest ingredients from local farmers ranchers and food makers. Chat with Brijette Romstedt - owner of San Diego Seed company about her seed to table project and how you can grow some of your own food with seeds acclimated for San Diego's climate. Free seed samples too!
The Red Door's Seasonal Farm-to-Table Dinner featuring local farmers and ranchers with guest chef Coral Foder Strong of Garden Kitchen.
Indulge in the warm comforting flavors of winter. Join The Red Door in it's ninth in a series of seasonal dinners. Enjoy time and talk with their favorite farmers, ranchers and winemakers and their wonderful products.
Wine pairings TBD.
Two seatings - 4:30 and 7:30
$75 dinner including tax and gratuity
$25 additional for pairings, available for purchase at the dinner
Space is limited.
Enjoy some amazing Happy Hour food by Chef Samantha from Campfire! We'll have some awesome beer and it's (BYOW). Happy Hour at Cyclops is a great way to enjoy a cozy evening in Fire Mountain on an Organic Farm!
$50 by cash or check at Cyclops South O Walkabout or at Cyclops Saturday Farm Stand! Or pay online via link ($5 Service fee applies)
Come join BIGA as they celebrate two wonderful years with their second annual Hog Roast.
Kicking off San Diego's Farm to Fork Week, this celebration is not only about sharing delicious, handcrafted food with friends, but also about recognizing the people who work so hard to cultivate the incredibly flavorful organic fruits, vegetables, meats and seafood that go into each of our recipes. Some of these dedicated farmers will spend the afternoon with us and give us some insight into the arduous daily operations as the food comes out the BIGA wood fired ovens.
Chef de Cuisine Chris Osborne will helm the kitchen with guest chefs, DJ Tangalin from Bivouac Ciderworks and Craig Jimenez from Supernatural Sandwiches and Nom Nom Bento. As a special treat, Chef Chris will preview some new menu items that will soon be joining the BIGA menu.
Modern Times Brewery will be taking over the taps. Cost is $45 if purchased before Jan 12 and $50 dollars at the door. Tickets include food and one drink. Additional drinks available for purchase.
For further info: Mandy@bigasandiego.com.
Featuring Chuparosa Vineyards & Agua Dulce Farm
What makes this event extra special is that Agua Dulce is growing vegetables at their farm in Chula Vista specifically for this event! With the wine and produce coming from less than 25 miles away, this is a true local farm to table dinner.
The price is $125 including tax and tip. Reservations are required, call the restaurant to secure your 5pm reservation. 619-431-5755
For Chefs, Growers, Distributors, Institutional Buyers and anyone who loves local food. Good Food Showcase supports healthy foods and the local economy by connecting local growers, distributors, and institutional buyers, driving up sales in the process.
A fun outdoor networking event held next to a farm. Farms exhibit their seasonal produce while speed-dating with buyers.
Chat with some of our favorite farmers and check out what local chefs are doing with the fresh produce, meat and veggies they buy at the market.
What's better than an organic farm? An organic farm with an ocean view! Tour Cyclops Farms head to Wrench & Rodent with a secret ingredient bag for Chef Davin to prepare for us. Chef Davin will discuss his no-waste cooking style while showcasing the seasonal offerings from your farm visit and locally sourced seafood. You'll enjoy a Chef's Selected Omakase dinner with new friends! End the day sipping on a mead flight from the pros at Golden Coast Mead while learning about the worlds oldest beverage!