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San Marcos pop-up museum celebrates the California avocado

San Marcos pop-up museum celebrates the California avocado

Chase Spear

August 20, 2019

Since late June, The CADO museum in San Marcos has dedicated itself to preserving the history and educational significance of the California avocado.

Encinitas, Carlsbad residents shine in County Fair culinary contests

Encinitas, Carlsbad residents shine in County Fair culinary contests

Lauren J. Mapp

July 6, 2019

Jars of jam, bottles of liqueurs, cookies, cakes and more lined the walls of the Del Mar Fairgrounds grandstand complex during the annual San Diego County Fair as it came to a close last week. The Home and Hobby contest drew in hundreds of competitors to more than 100 categories this year.

Culinary show ‘Lick the Plate’ to air on 100.7 KFMB starting June 3

Culinary show ‘Lick the Plate’ to air on 100.7 KFMB starting June 3

North Coast Current

May 28, 2019

Popular local culinary radio show, podcast and column “Lick the Plate” has gained a new outlet in San Diego as of June 3 — FM radio station 100.7 KFMB. Host and author David Boylan launched the column in 2011, which has been a staple in the Encinitas-based newspaper Coast News since then.

Street Fair snapshots: Images of Encinitas’ annual spring event

Street Fair snapshots: Images of Encinitas’ annual spring event

North Coast Current

May 1, 2019

The Encinitas Spring Street Fair returned to Coast Highway 101 for the 36th year on April 27 and 28, running the length of the thoroughfare from D to J Streets. There was international food, live music, rides for children and a beer garden.

A good gut feeling: Fermentation, food are focus of Encinitas event

A good gut feeling: Fermentation, food are focus of Encinitas event

Lauren J. Mapp

March 6, 2019

The Fermenters Club held its fifth annual San Diego Fermentation Festival at the Leichtag Commons farm in Encinitas on Feb. 17. Festivalgoers were able to learn how to make their own apple ginger sauerkraut in take-home demo jars at a hands-on table and nibble on samples of products from local artisan producers of fermented products.

ENCINITAS: ‘Got Green?’ Learn gardening, vegan food tips March 16

ENCINITAS: ‘Got Green?’ Learn gardening, vegan food tips March 16

March 4, 2019

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Botanic Garden hosts its first “Got Green?” event March 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The day includes plant-based cooking demonstrations, organic gardening tips, vegan food trucks and live entertainment. Demonstrations include aquaponics by Ecolife Conservation and composting...

ENCINITAS: Fermentation Festival returns Feb. 17

ENCINITAS: Fermentation Festival returns Feb. 17

February 14, 2019

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Fermentation Festival returns to Encinitas on Feb. 17, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. at Leichtag Commons, 800 Ecke Ranch Road. The fifth annual event’s mission is to highlight the ancient tradition of fermentation by showing how healthy, easy, safe, delicious and fun it is to make and...

Food assistance available through Jewish Family Service San Diego

Food assistance available through Jewish Family Service San Diego

North Coast Current

January 23, 2019

Jewish Family Service of San Diego offers food assistance for furloughed workers and their families hit by the federal government shutdown now through the end of the closure, the nonprofit organization announced Jan. 21.

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