OPENcity at New Langton Arts

September 13, 2008

September 13, 2008



For OPENcity we cooked and served a meal with ingredients sourced  within the urban perimeter of Berkeley, Oakland and San Francisco. The event included Marksearch’s Temescal Seed Swap cart, a large map for produce location, a bike powered ice cream maker and a live chicken coop.

Urban Farmers

SAN FRANCISCO: 700 Alemany BlvdStrawberries, Bush Beans, Basil, Tomatoes, Squash, Cucumbers, Kale, Salad GreensAlemany Farm ~ 18th st & Guerrero St-Salad Greens, Amaranth, Chard, Tomatoes, Bush Beans-Brooke & Caitlyn ~ 25th St & York StHerbs-Kim ~ Glen ParkHoney-Steven Cameron ~ Haight StBeerMagnolia Brewery ~ Folsom St & Sherman StNettles-Victoria Manalo Draves Community Garden ~ 7th StFennelJerome Waag ~ Golden Gate ParkBlackberry Jam-Amy Balkin ~ Mount SutroNasturtium RelishEl Fornio Historical Society ~ Ocean BeachSalt-Stacie Pierce ~ Point BonitaHalibutMonterey Fish ~ San Francisco BayAnchovies-Monterey Fish. OAKLAND: 16th St & Center St-NettlesCity Slicker Farms ~ OaklandPlum Wine-Found Fruit, Kim DiGiacomo ~ TemescalQuince, ApplesForage Oakland ~ McCall Steggs-Kelsie Kerr ~ Temescal-SeedsMarksearch ~ 28th St & MLKChickens, Rabbits, steven-cameron-his-bees-glen-park-san-franciscoCoppaNovella Carpenter ~ East 12th stRocket, Tomatoes-Ascend Garden ~ 45th StApples-Karen Matthews ~ 55th StPeppers, Tomatoes, ApplesThe People’s Grocery. noveladuck-copyBERKELEY: BerkeleyWineEdmunds St John ~ 4th StCoppa, Vin d’Orange, Fennel LiqueurEccolo Restaurant ~ Vine StCherry Tomatoes, Parsley, Mint-Oliver Monday ~ Monterey BlvdHerbsAlice Waters ~ Virginia StApples, Herbs-Samantha Greenwood ~ Claremont CanyonHoney-Whitney Ludwig ~ Alcatraz AveHops, Beer, FoccaciaDylan Carter ~ Essex StEggplant, Tomatoes, Shelling Beans-Adrea Tencer ~ Harmon StHeirloom TomatoesAyako Iino~ Roble RdTomatoes, Meyer Lemons, Eureka Lemons, Shallots, Eggs-M. Brenner ~ Delaware StPurslane-Jonathan Waters ~ Rose StGarlic, ChardEdible Schoolyard ~ Keeler AvePlums-Liu Baifang. EL CERRITO: Panama StBlack Krim Russian TomatoesJanet Hankinson. ALAMEDA: West Ranger AveSquash, MintAlameda Point Collaborative . MARIN: MarinCarrots, Chard, Lettuces-Vicky.


The menu included vin d’orange and coppa made by Chris Lee at Eccolo, Halibut caught outside the Golden Gate bridge and seasoned with salt made from seawater collected in the same area, rabbits raised in West Oakland and “pluot” plums foraged in the Berkeley hills


photos by squash


OPENcity was made possible by the dedication and passion of the Bay Area’s urban farming community


~ Thank you all!




photos by OPENrestaurant

OPENcity is also Claire Bell, Dylan Carter, Jed Cote, Suzanne Drexhage, DeeAnn Freitas, Jenny, Daniel Gallegos, Marisa Hockenberry, Ayako Iino, Kelsie Kerr, Chris Kronner,  Christa Manalo, Marksearch, Oliver Monday, Stacie Pierce, Roderic Ridgway, Tony Cutajar, Ian Gatt,  Jerome Waag, Sam White, Todd Williams

East Bay Pictures International, a production company based in Berkeley, California, filmed the event for their upcoming feature documentary Edible City

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