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Grow Your Own Spirulina Superfood!

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In just one sunny window, you can grow enough Spirulina to supplement your diet every day! Spirulina microalgae is rich in protein and antioxidants; set up is quick and easy, and harvesting takes only a few minutes a day...


Happy Girl Kitchen Co.-Food that feeds your soul.

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Happy Girl Kitchen Co. is dedicated to simple, delicious and farm driven foods. Enriching community and showcasing the unparalleled talent of local farmers are central to the happy girl mission.


Home coffee roasting demo by Sweet Maria’s Coffee

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Sweet Maria's Coffee would like to show you how easy it is to roast the freshest coffee at home with just a popcorn popper and a few household items you already have in your kitchen.


Homemade Mead

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Mead (honey wine) is the original fermented beverage. Using minimal equipment, raw honey and water, young mead is ready in about 6 weeks. Come help make a batch and learn how to easily make this ancient beverage at home!


How We Built a Brewery with Open Source Hardware

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Peter Vieth and Eric Anzelc built a 2 barrel (70 gallon) nano-brewery in a garage using Arduino and open source hardware. Eric is a certified master brewer and Peter builds and test software and electronics.



Keep-it Fizzy Bottle

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I will design and create a bottle which will dispense the carbonated liquid into another container (cups/bottles) while keeping the CO2 from escaping the liquid to prevent it from becoming flat.


Kraut-a-thon

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We will empower you to make sauerkraut in your own home with ease and grace! Get your hands into massaging the sea salt into the cabbage to encourage it to release its juices and make the best kraut ever!


Latte Art Robot

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Our robot can draw elaborate images on espresso, cafe latte and cappuccino.


Make Your Own Moldy Cheese

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Watch milk turn from liquid to gel then curds and whey in this intro to home cheesemaking. Culture, cut, hoop, flip and salt. In only a few weeks, these fresh cheese pucks bloom with edible white molds.


Make Your Own Mustard

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In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to make your own mustard using fresh herbs, seeds and spices. Imagine how fancy you'll look rolling up to your next dinner party with your own signature mustard blend in hand!


Make:SF The Bay Area Makers

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Make:SF was founded in 2007 and has grown to over 1600 members through over 130 Meetups in San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco. Join us to participate in mini-workshops and connect with local Makers!


Making and Infusing Vinegar at Home

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Learn the science and techniques behind brewing your own vinegar then we'll show you how to infuse the vinegar with fruit and herbs to make excellent gifts for any occasion.


Making Fresh Chevre (Goat Cheese) at Home

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Learn the process of making simple chevre cheese from scratch. We'll include some history of cheesemaking, important facts about milk quality and differences as well as the complex chemistry behind cheesemaking.


Making New Traditions: Kimchi at Home

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Before refrigeration was invented lacto-fermentation was the method used. Through fermentation we also increase the nutritional density of the food. Join us to make this spicy traditional Korean delicacy and learn to ferment!


McVicker Pickles

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McVicker Pickles makes unique pickles, mustards and jams in small batches. We take traditional recipes from the Heartland and "Give 'em the McVicker!" with fresh flavor combinations that reflect modern California tastes.


Nourish: Food + Community (Screening Only)

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The half hour Nourish film provides a big-picture view of our food system and reveals the many ways that food connects to our environment, our health, and our communities. Nourish offers specific steps that individuals and groups can take to create a sustainable food future, from personal action steps to a more global perspective. Hosted and narrated by Cameron Diaz. Featuring Michael Pollan, Anna Lappu, Bryant Terry, Dr. Nadine Burke, Jamie Oliver, and Alice Waters.


Oren’s Artisan Nut Blends

Exhibit

Artisan Roasted Nuts Blends


Pickling Oddities – Beyond Vinegar and Kraut

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Vinegar and kraut? Tired. Learn to make pickles with mustard, miso, soy sauce, salt, beer, citrus, rice bran, Kool-Aid, whey, and more.


Ritual Coffee Roasters

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Ritual is committed to bringing the most delicious, literally hand-selected directly sourced coffees to our customers daily, since 2005.


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