Food Revolution Day, a day of action being launched by the Jamie Oliver Foundation. Come May 19, events will be happening around the globe, but here in the Bay, the action is converging down at the Ferry Building. The event is free, family-friendly and aims to help raise awareness about good food habits.
We all know that anyone who can find his or her way to the Ferry Building already knows a thing or two about real food, but the event should be a fun and informative affair. Organizations CUESA, Epicuring and Sprouts Cooking Club are teaming up to put together an action-packed day of events, happening in the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market from 8 AM-2 PM.
The line-up includes:
8 AM and 9 AM: Tour the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market with a local food maven guide.
10 AM: Cooking demo and tasting featuring Sprouts Cooking Club and chef Nicolai Lipscomb from Fifth Floor.
11:00 AM: CUESA Cooking Demo at the CUESA Classroom with David Bastide of Left Bank San Jose.
11:45am: CUESA Cooking Demo at the CUESA Classroom with Rick Koplau of Lone Eagle Grille.
ADDITIONALLY: 8 am to 2 pm: CUESA’s Schoolyard to Market: Thanks to a collaboration between CUESA and the San Francisco Green Schoolyard Alliance, local high schools students are learning to grow produce in their school garden and bringing it to market. The students from John O’Connell High School will manning a Schoolyard to Market booth of their fresh veggies and herbs at a booth in front of the Ferry Building.
May 19, 8AM-2PM, Ferry Building at the Embarcadero, all activities take place at the CUESA classroom at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market (the big white tent at the front of the building, north side).