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March 01, 2017
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EVENTS


ARTISAN TABLE AT A.R. VALENTIEN
Enjoy a unique farm-to-table dining experience at A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines. This intimate communal meal is on the terrace overlooking the 18th hole of the Torrey Pines Golf Course. Executive Chef Jeff Jackson and Chef de Cuisine Kelli Crosson present dishes carefully paired with wines. • 858-777-6635

31ST ANNUAL FALLBROOK AVOCADO FESTIVAL
Sunday, April 23 from 9am to 5pm on Main Street downtown, celebrate Fallbrook’s agricultural heritage at this street fair style community festival. Free admission! Guacamole contest, children’s car race, festival beer and margarita garden, live music, avocados galore and more!

BRUNCH WINE BAZAAR AT RANCHO LA PUERTA
Mar 5, Apr 2 & May 14. Celebrate the amazing food of Baja California and the delicious wines of the Valle de Guadalupe at this culinary event in the beautiful La Cocina Que Canta, the Kitchen that Sings, in the heart of Rancho La Puerta, and the nearby organic farm. • 800-443-7565

COLLABORATION KITCHEN
Bring your own beer or wine and get ready for fun, great food and to learn about seafood from top San Diego chefs. Events held in the Catalina Offshore Products warehouse benefit San Diego children and charities in need. Produced by Specialty Produce and Catalina Offshore Products.

DICKINSON FARM
Dickinson Farm Stand & Tour, Sat, Mar 11, Apr 8 & May 13 at 2pm (1430 E 24th St. National City, 91950); Farm Stand at Machete Beer House (2325 Highland Ave.), Mondays, 7-9pm; Farm Stand at National City Chamber of Commerce (901 National City Blvd.) every 2nd Tues & 3rd Thur, 10am-12pm. • 858-848-6914

INTENTS CONFERENCE
Mar 19-21, 11am-4pm daily. Passion, meet Profit. Want to start a new farmers’ market business, maximize your farm’s sales at markets, solve market management challenges or grow your food business at markets and beyond? Come to the InTents Conference produced by San Diego Markets. • 1936 Quivira Way • E-mail • 619-233-3901

SATURDAYS AT THE RANCH - RANCHO LA PUERTA
Mar 25, Apr 22 & May 13, Saturdays at the Ranch, one day spa and culinary advertures that “create a taste of the peace and tranquility in a beautiful, natural setting that everyone craves and needs.” Price includes 50 minute massage. Only about an hour from San Diego. • 877-440-7778

COOKING CLASSES AT SOLARE RISTORANTE
See and learn to create Italian cuisine from Chefs Accursion and Brian through this intimate, hands-on experience in Solare’s commercial kitchen, every other Saturday at 10am. Italian style coffee and pastry served, and Italian wine for students interested in “cooking with wine.” Class size limited to 10. $75

WILD WILLOW FARM
Farming 101: Introduction to Small-scale Regenerative Farming, Mar 25 – May 6, 2x/week. Seed Production Workshop w/ Organic Seed Alliance, Mar 19, 11-5. Check calendar for Monthly Open House Potluck, 4-9pm, donations accepted, $5 to partcipate, $3/slice of pizza from their outdoor pizza oven! Tours, field trips and venue rental.

FARMS, FARMERS’ MARKETS & PRODUCE DISTRIBUTION SERVICES


BLUE TURTLE PRODUCTIONS FARMERS’ MARKETS
Mira Mesa (Tue, 2:30-6 fall; 2:30-7 spring); State Street Farmers’ Market in Carlsbad Village (Wed, 3-6 fall; 3-7 spring); and Leucadia (Paul Ecke Central School) (Sun, 10-2).  858-272-7054

DICKINSON FARM
Veteran owned and operated farm in National City producing organically grown, heirloom fruits, vegetables and herbs. Design your own box, buy a farmshare, and lots more options. 1430 E 24th St. National City, 91950 • E-mail • 858-848-6914

ESCONDIDO CERTIFIED FARMERS’ MARKET
Find eveything you need here, including meat. Sponsored by the Escondido Arts Partnership. Tues 2:30-6pm year round on Grand Ave. between Juniper and Kalmia. • 760-480-4101

FARM FRESH TO YOU
Delivers organic produce to your door from family farms in Capay and Imperial Valley, CA, weekly, biweekly, every third or fourth week deliveries. No seasonal commitment required. Customize your box. $15 off first box. Sign up for home delivery with promo code “eathealthy.” Contact Us • More Info • 800-796-6009

LA JOLLA OPEN AIRE MARKET
Sunday, 9-1 at La Jolla Elementary school on Girard. A great community success story! All proceeds benefit the school. Fresh produce, food court, local artisans and entertainment. 7335 Girard Ave. at Genter. • 858-454-1699

LA MESA VILLAGE FARMERS’ MARKET
Friday, 3-6pm fall/winter, 3-7pm spring/summer. Over 50 vendors in La Mesa Village, corner of Spring St. and University • E-mail • 619-249-9395

LEUCADIA FARMERS’ MARKET
Sunday, 10-2 at Paul Ecke Central School, 185 Union St. off Vulcan in Leucadia. A big weekend farmers market with just about everything. Knife sharpening often. • 858-272-7054

NORTH SAN DIEGO / SIKES ADOBE CERTIFIED FARMERS’ MARKET
Sun 10:30-3:30 at the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead. Fresh, locally grown fruits, veggies and herbs, eggs, meat, honey, artisan foods, hot food and entertainment. Located just off I-15 at Via Rancho Pkwy, Escondido

OCEANSIDE MORNING FARMERS’ MARKET
Thur, 9am-1pm, rain or shine at 300 No. Coast Hwy. Certified fresh, locally grown fruits, veggies and flowers, hot food, baked goods and crafts. • E-mail • 619-249-9395

RANCHO SANTA FE FARMERS’ MARKET
Sun 9:30am–2pm. Lovely morning market in the Fairbanks Ranch area, modeled on the town square concept. Local farmers, artisanal food, fresh flowers, crafters, live music, kids booth and more! 16079 San Dieguito Rd. Rancho Santa Fe 92067 • 619-743-4263

RFB FARM & APIARIES
Not so ordinary produce, herbs, ornamentals and raw honey from certified farmer/producer in Rancho Penasquitos backyard farm. Find them at North SD (Sikes Adobe) (Sun), Escondido (Tue), UTC (Thur) and Rancho Bernardo (Fri) farmers’ markets.

SD COUNTY FARM BUREAU FARMERS’ MARKETS
Weekly farmers’ markets: Linda Vista, 6900 Linda Vista Rd. (Thur, 2-7, and 2-6 in winter); and City Heights, Wightman St. between Fairmount & 43rd (Sat, 9-1). WIC and EBT Market Bucks accepted. • 760-580-0116

SAN DIEGO MARKETS
Robust farmers’ markets with great selections at Pacific Beach on Bayard btwn Grand & Garnet (Tue, 2-7); North Park Thursday at No. Park Way & 30th, (Thu, 3-7:30); and Little Italy Mercato, Cedar St. (Sat, 8-2). All accept EBT. PB and NP also accept WIC. Farmers market vendor training, Vendor 101 and 102. • 619-233-3901

SPECIALTY PRODUCE
Freshly picked organic and sustainably sourced produce, much of it local. Great iPhone and Android app with easy-to-use database of over 1200 produce items. Wholesale and retail. Farmers’ Market Bag & Box options. 1929 Hancock Street #150, San Diego • 619-295-3172

STATE STREET FARMERS’ MARKET IN CARLSBAD VILLAGE
Wed, 3-6pm, fall/winter, 3-7 spring/summer. Over 50 vendors in Carlsbad Village east of the railroad tracks. • E-mail • 858-272-7054

SUNDAY FARMERS’ MARKET AT VALLEY FORT - FALLBROOK
Sun from 10am to 3pm at the Valley Fort, 3757 S. Mission Road, Fallbrook. Great atmosphere, vendors and music. • E-mail • 951-695-0045

RESTAURANTS, FOODIE DESTINATIONS & CATERING


A.R. VALENTIEN
Experience the art of fine dining in an elegant timbered room overlooking the 18th hole of the Torrey Pines Golf Course. Market driven and seasonal cuisine. For a really special experience, reserve a seat at the Artisan Table on Thursday nights. 11480 N. Torrey Pines Rd. • 858-453-4420

BAR BY RED DOOR
Mission Hills’ newest neighborhood hangout and casual little sister of The Red Door restaurant. Superb craft cocktails, locally sourced small plates and boutique wines. A fab meeting space. 729 W. Washington Street, San Diego • 619-295-6000

BURGER LOUNGE
Great tasting hamburgers made from sustainably raised, grassfed beef and other pastured meats. Perfect for health and environmentally conscious diners, vegetarians and salad lovers. Nine locations in San Diego County: Carlsbad, Coronado, Del Mar, Del Sur, Gaslamp, Hillcrest, Kensington, La Jolla and Little Italy.

DINE LOCAL SD
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HARNEY SUSHI AND HARNEY SUSHI OCEANSIDE
Perennial “best sushi” pick of many, Harney also has the most aggressive sustainability program of all Southern California restaurants. Original Old Town location: 3964 Harney Street, San Diego • 619-295-3272; Oceanside: 301 Mission Avenue • 760-967-1820

LA COCINA QUE CANTA AT RANCHO LA PUERTA
Celebrate Baja cuisine and wines at farm-to-table wine dinners at La Cocina Que Canta, Rancho La Puerta’s culinary center in the heart of a six-acre organic garden. • E-mail

LIBERTY PUBLIC MARKET
The only 7-day-a-week marketplace showcasing the region’s agricultural bounty and international tastes. Explore the exciting variety of culinary creations, organic produce, meats, seafood, cheese, fine wine and craft beer from more than two dozen artisan vendors. Open 11am-7pm (minimum). 2820 Historic Decatur Rd. 92106

MITCH’S SEAFOOD
Casual waterfront dining in the historic fishing neighborhood of Point Loma, serving up locally caught seafood with a view of the bay and the San Diego sportfishing fleet. 1403 Scott Street, San Diego • 619-222-8787

SEASIDE PHO AND GRILL
Find traditional and modern Vietnamese dishes influenced by the cuisine of China, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and France, made with fresh local and organic ingredients. Craft beer and fine wine. Space available for a large party or event. 1005 Rosecrans, Suite 101 • 619-487-9844

SOLARE RISTORANTE & LOUNGE
San Diego Magazine 2016 Readers’ Choice for Best Chef (Accursio Lota) & Readers’ and Critics’ Choice for Best Italian Restaurant! Locally sourced ingredients, fresh made pasta, organic produce, sustainably caught fish and hormone-free meat. Great wine list, craft cocktails and beers. Happy hour Tues-Sun, Tues wine specials, Live jazz Thurs. 2820 Roosevelt Rd., Liberty Station, Point Loma • 619-270-9670

THE RED DOOR RESTAURANT AND WINE BAR
A casually elegant neighborhood hangout serving classic American comfort food. Organic produce from their own ½-acre garden or purchased locally. Sustainably sourced proteins. 741 W. Washington Street, San Diego • 619-295-6000

THE ROSE WINE BAR & BOTTLE SHOP
Well paired food and drink emphasizing small producers and special attention to San Diego terroir. Lunch, brunch, happy hour and a fourcourse Monday night dinner every third Monday of the month. 2219 30th St., South Park 92104 • 619-281-0718

THE WILD THYME COMPANY
Our chefs have years of culinary expertise and use the best, freshest ingredients to produce beautifully handcrafted cuisine. 7163 Construction Court, San Diego 92121• 858-527-0226

SPECIALTY FOOD, DRINK & OTHER PRODUCTS


ESCOGELATO
EscoGelato’s luscious, super creamy gelato is full of intense flavor and made fresh daily with the highest quality ingredients including fruit sourced from local farmers at the Escondido Farmers Market. 122 South Kalmia, Escondido, 92025 • 760-745-6500

FLOUR POWER CAKERY
With 35 years in the business, Flour Power has earned a respected reputation with San Diego’s finest venues and community members. We are partnered with hundreds of local hotels, restaurants, and private venues and can create the ideal cake for any occasion. 2389 Fletcher Parkway, El Cajon, CA 92020 • 619-697-4747

JENNY WENNY CAKES
Custom cakes and desserts made from scratch with the best ingredients. By appointment only. • 619-356-0536

JUICE WAVE SAN DIEGO
Fresh juices, smoothies, shots and Acai bowls served from a food truck modified to run on propane and a store at 3733 Mission Blvd. San Diego 92109, and 8680 Miralani Dr. Ste. 135 San Diego 92126. Ingredients sourced from local farmers’ markets, and all waste is recycled. • 240-246-5126

LENUS SKIN CARE PRODUCTS
Handcrafted botanical skin products lovingly created with healing plant ingredients and packaged in old fashioned amber glass. Cleansers, toners, lotions, creams, masks, scrubs and face oils. All products 100% free of artificial fragrance oils.

GARDEN, LANDSCAPING, FARM & RANCH RESOURCES


BARN OWL BOXES
Installing owl nest boxes in and around your farm, vineyard, garden or homestead is an extremely effective form of pest control and helps restore balance to the environment. 346 Oak Street, Ramona • 760-445-2023

EN CONCORDIA
Fine products for the urban gardener. Hand crafted garden tools, small batch preserves and organic bath & beauty products, waterwise succulents and plants for pollinators, non-GMO seeds, all natural soils, exceptional books and full leaf teas. Tue-Sun, 10-5, closed Mondays. 1021 Rosecrans, Point Loma 92106 • 619-677-2866

GOOD HEALTH GARDENS
Specializing in designing and building home vegetable and herb gardens in San Diego County using beautiful and sturdy raised bed boxes and large and small clay ollas for ease of use and water conservation. Do it yourself anywhere, or get complete installation and soil delivery in San Diego County. • E-mail

GRANGETTO’S FARM & GARDEN SUPPLY
Your organic headquarters for plant food & nutrients, amendments & mulch, seed & sod, veggies & flowers, garden tools, water storage, irrigation & vineyard supplies, bird feeders & seed, pest & weed control and power tools. A growing database of articles, tips and how-tos on the website. Encinitas, Fallbrook, Escondido and Valley Center.

GREEN THUMB SUPER GARDEN CENTER
Family owned and operated since 1946. Organic and natural products for your edible garden, trees, shrubs, flowers, succulents and everything you need for their care. Great selection of home canning supplies. 1019 San Marcos Blvd. off the 79 fwy near Via Vera Cruz • 760-744-3822

HAWTHORNE COUNTRY STORE
Family owned and operated. Stocks the most non-GMO and organic poultry feed choices in San Diego County, and canning supplies, horse feed and tack, livestock, pet food and supplies, hardware, clothing and more. 675 W. Grand Av. Escondido 760-746-7816; 2762 S. Mission Rd. Fallbrook 760-728-1150.

SAN DIEGO SEED COMPANY
Heirloom vegetable, herb and companion flower seeds. Grown sustainably and acclimated to our microclimates and soil conditions. At City Farmers Nursery, In Harmony Herbs, Mighty Hydroponics, Mission Hills Nursery, Progress - South Park, Ramona Hydroponics, San Diego Hydroponics, Summers Past Farms and Walter Andersen Nursery. • 414-797-3726

SAN PASQUAL VALLEY SOILS
Topsoil (specially blended for growing in San Diego), compost and mulch, ready to use or custom blended to your specifications. OMRI listed organic. Biosolids NEVER used. 16111 Old Milky Way, San Diego 92027 • 760-644-3404 (sales); 760-746-4769 (billing & dispatch)

URBAN PLANTATIONS
Design, installation and maintenance of edible landscapes for home owners, restaurants and corporate settings. Complete orchard care, composting systems, and detailed organic garden care. They’ll create the garden of your dreams! E-mail • 619-563-5771

WILD WILLOW FARM & EDUCATION CENTER
Educating the next generation of farmers, gardeners and homesteaders. Learn about sustainable farming, permaculture and how to live sustainably. Visit their blogE-mail

MEAT


DA-LE RANCH
Sustainably raised USDA inspected meats by the cut and CSA. Beef, pork and lamb sides & cuts, chicken, turkey, duck, rabbit, quali, pheasant & bison. Free range eggs. No hormones, steroids, incremental antibiotics, GMO/soy. Find at SD, Riverside and Orange County farmers’ markets, or at farm by appointment. Farm tours/internships available. • E-mail

ORGANIZATIONS


FEEDING SAN DIEGO
Serving 63,000 children, families and seniors a week, FASD leads the fight against hunger in our region by distributing fresh, nutritious food to those in need. Help build a hunger-free, healthy community by making a gift. 95% of your donation directly funds hunger relief programs in San Diego County. • 858-452-3663

SAN DIEGO COUNTY FARM BUREAU
Leading advocate for the farm community. Promotes economic viability of agriculture balanced with good stewardship of natural resources. Membership open to all, helps your local farmers and has many benefits. SDCFB sponsors four farmers’ markets: College Avenue, Wed, 2-6; Linda Vista, Thur, 2-7; and City Heights, Sat, 9-1. • 760-745-3023

SLOW FOOD
Supporting good, clean and fair food in San Diego and Riverside counties since 2001. Join the growing national movement to reclaim and preserve good food and food traditions. Slow Food Urban San Diego, Slow Food San Diego and Temecula Valley Slow Food.

REAL ESTATE, CONTRACTING, HOMES


MIKE MAHAN, GENERAL CONTRACTOR      
Indoor and outdoor kitchen design and construction by Michael Mahan since 1980. License #395296.. • 760-749-1505

URBAN DWELLINGS REAL ESTATE
Dominick Fiume, Real Estate Broker, provides exceptional customer service with specialized knowledge of urban San Diego. CalBRE No. 01017892 330 A Street, Ste 4, San Diego 92101 • 619-543-9500

RESTAURANT SUPPLIES


SPECIALTY PRODUCE
Freshly picked, organic and sustainably sourced produce, much of it local, from over a dozen farms each week. Great app for iPhone and Android with easy-to-use database of over 1200 produce items. Wholesale and retail. Farmers’ Market Bag & Box options. 1929 Hancock Street #150, San Diego • 619-295-3172

SCHOOLS


BASTYR UNIVERSITY CALIFORNIA
California’s only fully accredited naturopathic medical school offers degrees in Nutrition and Culinary Arts, and a Master of Science in Nutrition for Wellness. Now offering cooking classes! 4106 Sorrento Valley Blvd., San Diego, CA 92121 • 858-246-9700

SEAFOOD


CATALINA OFFSHORE PRODUCTS
Bustling wholesale and retail seafood market in a working warehouse with fresh sustainably harvested seafood, much of it from local waters. Fri and Sat cooking demos. M-Th, 8-3; Fri-Sat, 8-5; Sun, 8-3. 5202 Lovelock St., San Diego • 619-297-9797

DESTINATIONS


31ST ANNUAL FALLBROOK AVOCADO FESTIVAL
Sunday, April 23 from 9am to 5pm on Main Street downtown, celebrate Fallbrook’s agricultural heritage at this street fair style community festival. Free admission! Guacamole contest, children’s car race, festival beer and margarita garden, live music, avocados galore and more!

RANCHO LA PUERTA
Escape from life’s stress and distractions on a healthy vacation that empowers your true self through integrative wellness. Guests of all ages and fitness levels enjoy exciting, energetic fitness options, delicious organic cuisine and pure fun and relaxation in a tranquil setting in the shadow of Baja California’s mystical Mt. Kuchumaa. • 877-440-7778

VISIT ESCONDIDO
Escondido may mean “hidden,” but it’s no secret there’s a lot going on there. Just 30 miles northeast of downtown San Diego and 20 minutes from the coast, Escondido is home to beautiful wineries, craft breweries, unique arts and theatre, delicious culinary experiences, a charming and historic downtown, and it has a beautiful climate. Visit Escondido!

WINE, BEER & SPIRITS


CHUPAROSA VINEYARDS
100% estate grown Zinfandel, Sangiovese, Cabernet Franc and Albarino. Picnic on the patio overlooking the vines or warm up by the fireplace this winter inside the rustic tasting room. Open Sat & Sun 11-5pm. 910 Gem Lane, Ramona, 92065 • 760-788-0059

EDWARDS VINEYARD & CELLARS
Full-bodied red wines served from a small, family-run outdoor tasting patio overlooking the vineyard. Estate grown Syrah, Petite Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignon and blends showcase the quality of the RVAVA. 26502 Hwy 78, Ramona • 760-788-6800

LONG ROOT ALE
Pale Ale from Patagonia Provision brewed with two-row barley, organic yeast, organic Chinook, Mosaic and Crystal hops, and Kernza, a perennial grain grown using regenerative agriculture practices. They support “organic regenerative agriculture which restores soil biodiversity, sequesters carbon, and efficiently grows crops without chemical fertilizers or pesticides.” Available at Whole Foods.

KOI ZEN CELLARS
Taste wine, purchase wine by the glass, bottle, case & barrel, become a virtual vintner, winemaker or masterblender, host meetings and meetups, art shows, fundraisers and take classes. 12225 World Trade Dr., Suite P, San Diego 92128. Open Wed & Thur, 2-8pm; Fri, 2-9; Sat, 12-9; Sun, 12-6. Open Mon & Tue for private events only. Wine Clubs • 858-381-2675

THE ROSE WINE BAR AND BOTTLE SHOP – see restaurants, foodie destinations & catering

WOOF’N ROSE WINERY
Features award winning red wines made from 100% Ramona Valley American Vitacultural Area (AVA) grapes, mostly estate grown. Try their flagship wine, Estate Cabernet Franc. Open by appointment most days. Call ahead to allow them to give you good directions and to confirm availability. • 760-788-4818

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