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|Date||Saturday May 18|
|Time||10:00 AM - 8:00 AM|
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|Center St. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Way (by Civic Center Park)|
Farmer and chef presentations starting at 12 noon. Jim Cochran, the farmer at the Swanton Berry Farm (the only organic farm and one of only two strawberry farms in California whose workers are members of the United Farm Workers Union—UFW) will be speaking about growing strawberries and related issues. Cydne Kaye, the pastry chef at Rivoli Restaurant, Albany (formerly of Bay Wolf Restaurant, Oakland) will be doing a cooking demonstration of a strawberry-rhubarb tart and of a strawberry sorbet. Laurel Miller, Oakland Tribune food columnist and proprietor of the Sustainable Kitchen will be doing a cooking demonstration of strawberries in rosemary syrup. World Harmony Chorus performs vocal music from around the world. Drawn from a wide variety of ethnic sources and folk traditions, including hymns from Madagascar and Zimbabwe, Eastern European kolos, Latin American choral works, and English and American folk music, their repertoire is exciting and rich with harmony and polyrhythm. Choral music starting at approximately 12 noon. Cost: Free (as always) Who Should Attend: Open to the Public Saturday Berkeley Farmers’ Market Center St. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Way (1 block from downtown "Berkeley" BART Station) Accessibility: Convenient public transportation (1 block from downtown "Berkeley" BART), parking, wheelchair access. At one table free strawberry samples from all of the growers that sell strawberries at the Berkeley Farmers’ Market plus About BFM: A program of the Ecology Center since 1987, the Berkeley Farmers’ Markets offer a wide range of organic produce and healthy, locally-produced foods. Together with educational events, cooking demonstrations and live music, these award-winning markets serve as a central meeting place for members of our diverse and vibrant community.