Food & Drink

Potluck: Food and wine events around Sacramento

Learn to preserve

What: Learn the basics of safe dehydration techniques as a method of preserving foods in this class titled, “All Dried Up.”

When: 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday

Where: UC Cooperative Extension office, 4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento

Cost: Free, no reservation necessary

Information: (916) 875-6913;


Farm to Fork week will kick off with FoodStock 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 14 at Raley Field, 400 Ballpark Drive, West Sacramento. The music/food event will feature soul hits from 1969 to 2014 by MindX and Wonder Bread 5. On the menu: Pig roast prepared by Mulvaney's B&L. Tickets are $40 per person, $20 children 12 and under. Visit the food bank site. The food bank has been serving families in need since 1976. With a staff of 45 and a volunteer corps of 5,800, the mission is to alleviate problems and move the men, women and children toward self-sufficiency and financial independence. Visit