Some of the farm-to-plate things you can learn, do, and see in The HOMEGROWN Village at Maker Faire Bay Area 2010 include:
Maker Faire also brings unique, artisan prepared-food vendors and makers. Our hand-picked, small-scale food makers from various farmers markets around the Bay Area include:
|Kashaya's Brick Oven Pizza|
|Pica Pica Maize Kitchen|
|Brittany Crepes & Galettes|
|Tru Gourmet Organic Dim Sum|
Back this year is Ritual Coffee Roasters and their "Sputnik" trailer serving home coffee and espresso.
Hodo Soy Beanery will also be there teaching Maker Faire attendees how to make tofu.
Other gourmet foods in HOMEGROWN Village include Apollo Olive Oil, CMB Sweets (jams), Clairesquares (chocolates), and more.
"HOMEGROWN Village and Maker Faire work together to bring the farm closer to the table in San Mateo," explained Event Director Sherry Huss. "Maker Faire attendees are very aware of localvore food issues. Foodies -- makers and appreciators -- come together at Maker Faire to share, discuss and learn how to save, enjoy and spread the Bay Area's bounty."
Get ready to be inspired, motivated and tantalized by the amazing things people make to eat -- from tofu to chocolates to makin' bacon. At Maker Faire, foodies of all kinds come together to share their ideas, passions, and palates.
Tickets can be purchased on-site (cash or credit) or at the retail locations listed below:
For more ticket information, please visit: http://www.makerfaire.com/bayarea/2010/tickets/
|Advance Retail Locations Purchase Price (through 5/23/2010)||Onsite|
|Student (13 to 20)||$10.00||$15.00|
|Youth (4 to 12)||$5.00||$10.00|
|Kids (3 & under)||Free||Free|
Weekend passes are only available online, or on-site at the full price.
Maker Faire Bay Area 2010 sponsors include: AAA, Blick Art Materials, Chevrolet, Clif Bar & Company, Epilog Laser, Ford, GeekDad, Gravity, Hewlett-Packard, Jameco, Livescribe, Lego Education, Lion Brand Yarn, Newegg.com, Provo Craft, Ryonet Corp., ShopBot Tools, Singer, SparkFun Electronics, Spy Gear by Wild Planet, TechShop, Whole Foods Market, and Xyron.
About Maker Faire
Maker Faire is being held on May 22 & 23, 2010 at the San Mateo County Event Center. Started in San Mateo, California in 2006, and now expanding to Detroit and New York, Maker Faire is the premier event for grassroots American innovation. Held annually in each of these locations, the event may expand elsewhere in the future. Maker Faire is supported by MAKE Magazine (makezine.com) and O'Reilly Media, the premier information source for leading-edge computer technologies. The company's books, conferences and web sites bring to light the knowledge of technology innovators.
HOMEGROWN.org is an online community that enhances the relationship between family farmers and eaters through the shared experiences of growing food and participating in an agrarian life. It is a part of Farm Aid's program work to cultivate a greater demand for good food from family farmers and strengthen the links between farmers and eaters. HOMEGROWN.org has become a gathering place for eaters and farmers who celebrate the "culture" in agriculture and share skills like growing, cooking and food preservation. Join the conversation at www.HOMEGROWN.org.
O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.
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