Six Not-to-Miss Events During Winter Farm to Fork Week 2018

January 11, 2018
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Courtesy of The Red Door

Okay, so Farm to Fork Week San Diego officially starts on Sunday, January 14th, with incredible specials from 21 restaurants around the county who have verified local sourcing practices (see the full list here). But the parties begin on Saturday. 

From farm tours and hog roasts to happy hours and eco-feminism, these are the six events you don't want to miss.

BIGA Pig Roast and Farm to Fork Week Kick-Off

Saturday, January 13, 12pm-4pm

Kicking off San Diego's Farm to Fork Week, this celebration is not only about sharing delicious, handcrafted food with friends, but also about recognizing the people who work so hard to cultivate the incredibly flavorful organic fruits, vegetables, meats and seafood that go into each of our recipes. Some of these dedicated farmers will spend the afternoon with us and give us some insight into the arduous daily operations as the food comes out the BIGA wood fired ovens.

Chef de Cuisine Chris Osborne will helm the kitchen with guest chefs, DJ Tangalin from Bivouac Ciderworks and Craig Jimenez from Supernatural Sandwiches and Nom Nom Bento. As a special treat, Chef Chris will preview some new menu items that will soon be joining the BIGA menu. 

Modern Times Brewery will be taking over the taps.  Cost is $45 if purchased before Jan 12 and $50 dollars at the door.  Tickets include food and one drink.  Additional drinks available for purchase.

Buy Tickets Here  

Dickinson Farm Tour and Farm Store

Saturday, January 13, 2pm-4pm

Kick off San Diego inaugural Farm to Fork week with a visit to National City's only working farm. Visit the farm, meet the farmers and buy your veggies at our on-Farm Stand.  

Shop Talk by Edible at Starlite San Diego

Monday, January 15, 6pm-8pm

Sponsored by Edible San Diego, this industry mixer brings together farmers, chefs, food writers, food activists, food workers, farm workers and anyone interested in connecting the San Diego food community at Starlite.

Cyclops Farms Happy Hour with Chef Samantha

Thursday, January 18, 5pm-8pm

Enjoy some amazing Happy Hour food by Chef Samantha from Campfire! We'll have some awesome beer and it's (BYOW). Happy Hour at Cyclops is a great way to enjoy a cozy evening in Fire Mountain on an Organic Farm!
$50 by cash or check at Cyclops South O Walkabout or at Cyclops Saturday Farm Stand! Or pay online via link ($5 Service fee applies)

Get Tickets Here 

San Diego Green Drinks January at BAR by Red Door

Thursday, January 18, 6pm-8pm

Join Green Drinks in a discussion of Eco-Feminism with Bonnie Kim Scott, Ph.D. Professor Emerita of San Diego State University. 

Register Here  

Farmers, Friends and Fishermen 12

Sunday, January 28, 4pm-10pm

The Red Door's Seasonal Farm-to-Table Dinner featuring local farmers and ranchers with guest chef Flor Franco. Indulge in the warm comforting flavors of winter. Join The Red Door in it's ninth in a series of seasonal dinners. Enjoy time and talk with their favorite farmers, ranchers and winemakers and their wonderful products. There will be two seatings: 4:30 and 7:30pm. The cost is $75 including tax and gratuity, $25 additional for pairings.

Space is limited. Book Your Ticket Here.

Article from Edible San Diego at http://ediblesandiego.ediblecommunities.com/eat/six-not-miss-events-during-winter-farm-fork-week-2018
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