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....

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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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Started by Darlene Cavallara 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 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 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!
Comment by Joanne Poyourow on October 31, 2008 at 10:24am
I have an Edible Landscape at my home in Los Angeles, and I designed / teach at / help run a small community garden in our neighborhood. I'm a devoted farmers' market shopper and enthusiastic cook. I do solar cooking fairly regularly, too. Our local environmental group has held 100-mile potlucks and solar cooking craft events.

edible landscaping resources http://legacyla.net/EdibleLandscape.htm
our local community garden http://holynativityparish.org/wordpress/
solar cooking resources http://legacyla.net/transformation/?p=240
Environmental Change-Makers www.EnviroChangeMakers.org
Comment by Eric Michielssen on October 30, 2008 at 6:02am
Hi...very interested in local food production as a local organic farmer in Los Osos. Pictured her with vegan daughter Kelli. On the organizing board of Coast Grown Coop--local farms and ranches organizing to more efficiently market and distribute locally grown food to restaurants, schools, hospitals and eventually homes....
Comment by Brian Kurotsuchi on October 29, 2008 at 2:21pm
Are there any freegans out there? I have a friend who is writing an article and might want to talk to you. Definitely qualifies as "local". :)

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