Category Archives: Events

A Vietnamese Lunch For The IRC

We held Tapestry Suppers‘ inaugural event in Palo Alto yesterday and if empty plates and happy faces are any indication, I suppose you could say that this gathering was a success. AND we raised $350 for the International Rescue Committee (IRC)! I owe a major debt of thanks to the friends and family who showed up early to help, ran errands, kept our glasses full and cleared the dishes after. Most of all, a huge thank you to Thoa for opening your home and sharing your incredibly movingRead More >>

Blog Feature: Meat Camp

About a month ago I spoke with photography consultant Suzanne Sease about the work I did for Belcampo\’s Meat Camp last summer.Read More >>

Beautiful Land

Settle in for a short video from Belcampo’s inaugural Meat Camp for women, held August 6-9 at their farm in the Shasta Valley.Read More >>

Celebrating With A Pig Roast

We bought a house. And threw a pig roast to celebrate this milestone before we started work on the backyard. Here’s how things went down!Read More >>

How To Photograph A Conference

Ten tips for how to photograph an event, documentary-style, with minimal equipment and without losing your sanity.Read More >>

How To Carve A Pumpkin

Presenting: From Pumpkin to Ernie, With Love – a visual essay.Read More >>

Oregon Weekend & Giveaway Winner

Some highlights from a weekend trip to Oregon and the winner of our latest giveaway.Read More >>

Fig Torte & A Paper Lovely Giveaway

Brown Turkey figs dressed up with rum and almond meal in this delicious torte make for a quick and easy afternoon treat.Read More >>

Giveaway Winner & Toe-May-Toes

Announcing the winner of an i love blue sea gift card and a little update on our tomatoes.Read More >>

Summer Squid Salad & A Giveaway

Tender squid rings with celery and fennel tossed in a lemon vinaigrette make for a simple and light summer salad. And a giveaway from i love blue sea, the only retail distributor of sustainable seafood in the US.Read More >>

Farm Together Now Book Giveaway!

Presenting Beyond the Plate’s first book giveaway! Farm Together Now (Chronicle Books) presents the inspired stories of 20 progressive farmers in the United States all doing their bit to change the way the food system works.Read More >>

Food Photography Workshop

I’m giving a workshop on food photography with the Digital Media Playground in downtown San Francisco. Join us!Read More >>

A Pause

I spent last weekend in Des Moines, IA, at Niman Ranch‘s invitation for an appreciation dinner for their hog farmers. In brief, the trip was nothing short of inspiring – in large part due to the hospitality and warmth of Niman Ranch hog farmer Paul Willis and his family. Paul’s unwavering dedication to respecting the land and everything it provides is an essential part of who he is and how he relates to the people around him. You only need to observe how he greets friends,Read More >>

SF Chefs: My Top Ten

SF Chefs 2010 may be over, but 12 creations from this year’s event stand out in my memory.Read More >>

SF Chefs 2010

SF Chefs 2010 kicks off with a rousing party in San Francisco’s Union Square! Some highlights from the evening’s festivities.Read More >>

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