Local Food Enthusiasts in CA


Local Food Enthusiasts in CA

A Group to gather LOCAL food enthusiasts to post events, great recipes, discuss local food matters, post events of meetings throughout California, explore HOW things are going, reviews of Local Food books, locavore cookbooks, films, and Conferences....

Website: http://transitioncalifornia.ning.com/forum/categories/workgroup-food/listForCategory
Members: 50
Latest Activity: May 9, 2012

Welcome to the Local Food Enthusiasts Group!



The best organic food is what's grown closest to you. Use the Local Harvestwebsite to find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies.

Post Discussions related to Local Food and maybe even share some yummy recipes with us!

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Local Food Resources

Started by Dandarius Oct 16, 2011.

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Comment by Beth on January 21, 2012 at 5:29pm

Anyone know what to plant in central coast in February?  Thanks in advance.

Comment by Courtney Mellblom on October 19, 2011 at 2:42pm

The Central Coast Ag Network is hiring an Executive Director!

Job description and details here!

Comment by Cathe Olson on April 8, 2009 at 12:32pm
Just joining the group -- I'm a local writer, cookbook author, food activist . . . Looking forward to being a part of this group.
Comment by Courtney Mellblom on March 6, 2009 at 4:29pm
sorry, that link didn't go through, it's slofoodquickly.com
Comment by Courtney Mellblom on March 6, 2009 at 4:29pm
Seeking submissions for a SLO (Sustainable, Local, Organic) Food cookbook, check out
Comment by Dan Melton on March 3, 2009 at 8:10am
SLO Veg is now taking sign ups for delivery next month. www.sloveg.com
Comment by Dan Melton on February 10, 2009 at 3:43pm
Hello everyone and thank you for your community sustainability effort!!! Pass it forward....
Comment by bob banner on November 13, 2008 at 2:20am
I just screened the film about FOOD FORESTS and wrote a brief summary. Please check it out.


Comment by Carrie Shirreffs on November 10, 2008 at 4:06pm
Hello - I’ve been a gardener for most of my adult life, my focus right now is on growing in a cold climate. I live in the southern California Mountains at 7000’ so the growing season is short and the winters are cold. My goal is to develop a program like the one at Four Seasons Farm in Maine; growing year round in unheated green houses.

I am also very interested solar cooking, just built my first oven, have yet to try it out.
Comment by Liana Forest on November 4, 2008 at 12:00am
I have grown my own food, and have belonged to CSA farm shares with local farmers for 8 years. I would like to connect more with others to do 100-mile potlucks, which I am also starting to promote in my spiritual fellowship, and in an inter-faith group to which I belong. I am just learning about solar cooking, and hope to begin that soon. I have promoted local foods through several organizations, including Central Coast Ag Network and farm to school programs. Thanks, Joanne P. for the resources!

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Victoria Armigo posted an event

Spring Share Faire! Palo Alto, Sunday, 3//15/1511a -1p at Lucie Stern Community Center, Fireside Room and Patio

March 15, 2015 from 11am to 1pm
It's the Spring Share Faire!Lucie Stern Community Center, Fireside Room and Patio, Sunday, March 15, 2015  11:00 AM to 1:00 PMBring stuff to share - garden produce, books, clothes, crafts, toys, etc., AND learn new skills.Plus fun activities for kids!We're excited to be holding our first Share Faire at Lucie Stern Community Center.  The Fireside Room will give us some wonderful indoor space (and a place to hide from the rain, if only!).  The Patio will allow us to spread out, holding many skill…See More
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Main stream mass-media overwhelm us with destructive, depressive and negative news and information.If you are tired of it you're welcome to join the Alternative News Project -…
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Victoria Armigo posted an event

"Growing Cities" film screening at the Sunnyvale Public Library on Wed. 2/25/15 6-9p at Sunnyvale Public Library

February 25, 2015 from 6pm to 9pm
I am happy to announce that we are partnering with Sunnyvale Public Library to screen the film "Growing Cities" on Wednesday 2/25/2015 from 6 - 9p. Here is the link to view the trailer of the film  http://www.growingcitiesmovie.com/the-film/ I hoping that you can all come to the library for the screening, and then stay after the film to participate in what I think will be a lively discussion!…See More
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Yuri Smirnov commented on Yuri Smirnov's blog post Vedic Russia Retreats in 2015!
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Paolo Pecora joined Transition East Bay's group

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Victoria Armigo added a discussion to the group Transition Silicon Valley

TSV Open Meeting and Potluck on 1/26/2015 in Los Altos

Happy New Year! Our thoughts are to start social with wine, appetizers and posters  that cover: Our past - History if TSV, our founding mission, values and evolution Today - What are current  community needs to achieve sustainability? - What existing organizations, efforts are working to fill gaps? - What are gaps that are not being addressed? Future - What role can  TSV play to shore up community sustainability? - How should TSV show up and align with other efforts? You are all invited to…See More
Jan 21
Victoria Armigo posted an event

Fourth Friday/Films of Vision and Hope "Worse than Poop" 1/23/2015 7:15p in Palo Alto at Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto - UUCPA

January 23, 2015 from 7:15pm to 9pm
Fourth Friday/Films of Vision and HopeWorse than Poope2 Transport- London, the Price of TrafficAs the Peninsula grapples with how to address traffic congestion and rising carbon emissions from transportation, these two short films shed light on the problems posed by car traffic in an increasingly congested urban world. From an animated universe in which cars ‘poop out’ their CO2, to the mega-city of London where planners challenge the notion that cities should be designed for cars - these films…See More
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Yuri Smirnov commented on Dandarius's group ECOVILLAGE NETWORK
"My dear friends and co-creators of the World! Main stream mass-media overhelm us with destructive, depressive and negative news and information. If you are tired of it please join and support the Alternative News Project…"
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Yuri Smirnov commented on bob banner's blog post Call of The Ringing Cedars by Scott Fraser
"My dear friends and co-creators of the World!Main stream mass-media overhelm us with destructive, depressive and negative news and information.If you are tired of it please join and support the Alternative News Project…"
Jan 17
Lois Arkin posted an event

A World Without Work:Technological Unemployment and the New Economic Order at 117 Bimini Pl , Los Angeles 90004

January 16, 2015 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
A dialog with Dr. Richard Gilbert,  professor of Psychology and Director of The P.R.O.S.E. Project (Psychological Research on Synthetic Environments) at Loyola Marymount University.  Free event at Los Angeles Eco-Village, 117 Bimini Pl, LA 90004.  Please RSVP to crsp@igc.orgMore info at www.laecovillage.orgSee More
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