The city of Pleasanton will host a free panel presentation entitled ‘Food for Thought’ at 10 a.m., Saturday, August 27, at the , 300 Main Street.
Visitors to Pleasanton’s popular year-round Farmer’s Market on Angela Street may consider a quick drop-in to the event, located just two blocks from the festive and busy Saturday market.
Topics will include organic and sustainable farming, community supported agriculture, backyard and container gardening, preparing fresh seasonal meals, and the benefits of composting food scraps.
Master Gardener Kathy Southern, who coordinates the city’s community garden program at , will discuss growing your own home garden.
Lita Gates from Western Garden Nursery will offer tips on growing a successful home garden and how to plant a great container garden, and Linda Wyner from on Main Street and author of Food for Thought will prepare a delicious stone fruit salsa and herbal vinaigrettes.
Participants will also receive valuable coupons, recipes, samples and more. For more information, please call 925-931-5506.