Potluck: Food and wine events around Sacramento

Published: Wednesday, Jun. 4, 2014 - 12:00 am

Day on the farm

What: Learn about the operations of a real farm, including hourly sheepdog demonstrations and sheep shearing and wool spinning. Cows, chickens and pigs will also be on exhibit. Seasonal produce will be for sale.

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday

Where: Sinclair Family Farm, 7209 Church St., Penryn

Cost: Free

Information: (916) 663-0303; www.sinclairfamilyfarm.net


What: Del Paso Boulevard Partnership’s 5th annual Sacramento VegFest includes a lineup of speakers, cooking demonstrations and vendors.

When: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday

Where: Red Lion Hotel Woodlake, 500 Leisure Lane, Sacramento

Cost: $10, children under 12 free

Information: (916) 923-6200; www.sacvegfest.com

Cottage food operations

What: The UC Cooperative Extension has designed two-day, hands-on workshops for farmers of fruits, vegetables, nuts, herbs and honey who interested in making value-added products in their home kitchens.

When: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in Jackson on June 12 and 16; in Sacramento on July 1 and 9

Where: 12200B Airport Road, Jackson; 4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento

Cost: $25 advance; $40 day of, space permitting

Information: (530) 621-5502, ucanr.edu/cfoworkshops

Potluck is what the name implies – an eclectic compilation of food, market and festival news. Send your items to taste@sacbee.com.

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