Archive for September, 2013:

Sep
27

Farm-to-Fork Festival

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Celebrate the rich, diverse agricultural bounty of Sacramento at the inaugural Farm-to-Fork Festival tomorrow, September 28 from 11 am to 5 pm! The festival is free and will feature the best of the best in locally sourced cuisine. The day will kick off with live music, a beer garden from Sacramento’s finest breweries, and a […]

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Sep
24

Watermelon Pico de Gallo

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I’ve finally found the perfect combination of sweet and spicy and the ingredients have been right under my nose this whole time. In fact, I decided to try this new recipe from one of my favorite bloggers, Ree Drummond of The Pioneer Woman. As you know, the theme of our 6th Annual SacFoodies Potluck was […]

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Sep
23

Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Week

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There is never a dull moment in Sacramento’s food scene and from September 20 to September 29 the Capitol City will be bursting with farm-to-fork goodness.  The inaugural Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Week, presented by the California Restaurant Association Sacramento Chapter, is an excellent opportunity to try out the farm-fresh bounty available throughout our region.  I plan […]

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Sep
19

Green Bean Salad with Basil and Balsamic

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This year the theme of our annual SacFoodies potluck was “America’s Farm to Fork Capital,” so we challenged ourselves to come up with creative dishes using local ingredients. I took the challenge to heart and based my dish on a recipe from Sacramento’s own Elise Bauer at Simply Recipes. I followed Elise’s recipe almost exactly, […]

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Sep
18

Wordless Wednesday: SacFoodies 6th Annual Anniversary Potluck!

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Highlights from the 6th Annual SacFoodies potluck!  Check back for recipes and more celebrating Sacramento’s status as “Farm to Fork Capital of America.

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Sep
11

Edible Gardens Tour

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Photo Courtesy of Sacramento Magazine Have you ever wanted to start a vegetable garden but can’t seem to figure out where to begin? If so, you’re in luck because we found the perfect event for you! This Saturday, September 14, marks the third-annual Edible Gardens Tour brought to you by Soroptimist International Sacramento, Inc. The […]

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Sep
10

14th Annual Wine & Dine Event at Raley Field

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The region’s best food and wine comes together against Sacramento’s golden skyline at the Junior League of Sacramento’s 14th Annual Wine & Dine event held along the courtyard at Raley Field. Starting at 7 p.m. (6 p.m. for VIP) this Thursday Sept. 12, you can dance the night away with music by Clemon Charles, The […]

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Sep
05

Annual SacFoodies Potluck: What should the SacFoodies drink?

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The SacFoodies are celebrating our 6th anniversary next week! Our theme for our annual potluck this year is “America’s Farm to Fork Capital,” so of course we’ll be toasting with a local brew. The dilemma? Too many great local beers to choose from! Help us decide which beer keg to enjoy for our special occasion […]

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Sep
04

September is Food Literacy Month

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What is Food Literacy? It’s rooted in the same ideals as the “Farm-to-Fork” movement, but food literacy essentially refers to having an understanding of the impact our food choices make on our health, environment and community. This month, you can finally join the movement and get a real taste of what Food Literacy is all […]

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