Now that spring is in full swing, fill your calendar with these extraordinary events and happenings starting this weekend.

Solare Ristorante's Rosemary Focaccia recipe made the perfect base for our garden loaves. Image by Haley Hazell for Edible San Diego.
Something you can do anytime

Plan a DIY gathering with friends and family of all ages to bake beautiful, pillowy garden focaccia. Thanks to Solare Ristorante in San Diego’s Liberty Station for sharing their rosemary focaccia recipe, there’s A Case for Living on Garden Focaccia to be made—now available to read online from issue 73.

April 28
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The First Fishermen’s Market of North County


Starting April 28, North County residents can head to Oceanside Harbor every Sunday and buy locally harvested seafood directly from regional commercial fishers at the Fishermen’s Market of North County.  

San Diego Seed Swap Gather + Grow, Sustainable Living Experience


You’ll find seeds and home food gardening resources (and a free copy of issue 73) at the San Diego Seed Swap Gather + Grow, Sustainable Living Experience.  

Liquid City Cheese Expo

1–4pm, afternoon session

5–8pm, evening session

This one-day expo features unique collaborations educational presentations, demonstrations, and explorations with cheesemakers from across America and some of San Diego's top brewers, coffee roasters, distillers, and kombucha and cider makers.

May 2 

San Diego County Farm Bureau’s Annual GRAZE at the Fields 

5–8:30pm, VIP $85 

6–8:30pm, general admission $65 

Local farmers, chefs, beverage purveyors, and ag organizations will partner with San Diego County Farm Bureau during this annual outdoor food and beverage experience held at the Carlsbad Flower Fields. Grazers can expect to enjoy and learn about local food, beverage, and agriculture businesses and organizations while tasting a curated bounty of locally grown bites and drinks from San Diego County. 

13th Annual Taste of Cardiff


Celebrate the culinary flavors and locally crafted libations that make the downtown Cardiff unique with food, drinks, and live music at the 13th Annual Taste of Cardiff.  

May 4

Progressive Hedonist on the Farm


Join Dana Cowin, former editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine, at Stehly Farms Organics in the launch of her latest project, Progressive Hedonist, as she bridges the gap between sustainability and food culture. Partnering in this special dinner event, Drew and Paulina Deckman of 31ThirtyOne will host a charitable dining event that spotlights influencers in culinary and agricultural sustainability while giving attendees an exclusive preview of 31ThirtyOne’s highly anticipated restaurant opening this summer.

May 5

Cinco de Mayo Female Maker Market at Liberty Station


Cinco de Mayo Female Maker Market at Liberty Station with 30+ female businesses, live music, and food. 

May 13–19

San Diego Wine Week

Seven days to learn and celebrate with the San Diego County Vintners Association and some of the best wineries from across the region. Check the web page for more information on daily events and tastings like…

Break bread with Edible San Diego on May 15 at Solare Ristorante. Local wine tasting and hard copies of issue 73 are included. Image by Haley Hazell for Edible San Diego.
May 15

Wine Wednesday at Solare Ristorante


Wine and dine with us for San Diego Wine Week at Solare Ristorante in Liberty Station. We're celebrating our 73rd issue with focaccia and Italian bites prepared by Solare and wine tastings* from three San Diego County wineries—Altapiano Vineyard & Winery, Highland Valley Vineyards, and Ramona Ranch Vineyard & Winery.

Solare Ristorante is located in San Diego's historic Liberty Station and there's plenty of free parking nearby.

*MUST BE 21+.

May 19

San Diego Wine Festival


The San Diego County Vintners Association is set to host local wine enthusiasts on Sunday, May 19 at Bernardo Winery from 1 to 4pm for the 2024 Annual Vintners Wine Festival. Wines from more than 20 of San Diego County’s finest winemakers will be featured along with charcuterie and live music at this unlimited wine-tasting experience. This is the only wine-tasting event that features wines made exclusively by San Diego County vintners. Attendees must be 21+.

June 1

Seedling Soirée at Olivewood Gardens


Spend an evening enjoying mouth-watering food and drinks prepared by local chefs and beverage purveyors with a chance to meet Olivewood Kitchenistas and interns. This fundraising event includes beautiful garden strolls, exciting silent and live auction items, and more. All proceeds will directly benefit Olivewood Gardens food and environmental education, access, and advocacy programs.

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