You'll get more than two-buck chuck and a few jars of artichoke hearts if you head to Trader Joe's on Nob Hill tomorrow morning around 10 a.m. Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, has teamed up with local advocates and the anti-animal-antibiotic mascot Joe the Pig to hol ... More >>
Proposition 37, the California initiative to label genetically modified food, was defeated last night with a 53% majority vote against the proposed labeling law.
But just because this battle was lost, those behind the Yes on 37 campaign say the war is far from over. The group is focusing on the 4.3 ... More >>
There's a new, extremely healthy, veg restaurant in the East Bay with roots going back over 15 years to the old Organic Cafe in Oakland. A Macrobiotic institution in Oakland, the Organic Cafe changed names to Manzanita and then to Shangri-La Vegan, but the food mostly stayed the same, thanks in larg ... More >>
Allan Henderson via Flickr ... tastes like fine wine San Francisco residents may have groaned when the city passed mandatory composting laws in 2009, but now they might be sighing in relaxation as they sip wines grown on soil enriched with their city-mandated table scraps.
A record amount of San ... More >>
There's a new pop-up coming to town! I think this might be a trend, you guys? This time it's from chef Katherine Bayle, who is currently a line cook at Range. She'll debut her FarmSpun Dinners pop-up at Village Market in the Inner Richmond on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Bayle says the idea for FarmSpun was ... More >>
We like the Alemany Farm as much as anybody else. It's an awesome place for people to volunteer on weekends and pick up free, organic vegetables in the process. But when we noticed this video and story about the Alemany Farm on the Huffington Post this morning, we found it a little bizarre. The p ... More >>
ICHIICHI's Tim Archuleta at the Monday happy hour at Bender's.When the 331 Cortland market opens within the next two months (barring further delays), it'll mark the launch of new produce retailer Della Terra Organics. Owner Susan D'Arcangelo told SFoodie she has a long history of entrepreneur ... More >>
It's a big week for bookish San Francisco foodies interested in sustainable farming, vegetarianism, and foraging.
• Tomorrow, Wendell Berry -- writer, farmer, and godfather of the organic farming movement -- appears at Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness at McAllister) in conversation with Michael Polla ... More >>