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.
SAN FRANCISCO: 700 Alemany Blvd–Strawberries, Bush Beans, Basil, Tomatoes, Squash, Cucumbers, Kale, Salad Greens–Alemany Farm ~ 18th st & Guerrero St-Salad Greens, Amaranth, Chard, Tomatoes, Bush Beans-Brooke & Caitlyn ~ 25th St & York St–Herbs-Kim ~ Glen Park–Honey-Steven Cameron ~ Haight St–Beer–Magnolia Brewery ~ Folsom St & Sherman St–Nettles-Victoria Manalo Draves Community Garden ~ 7th St–Fennel–Jerome Waag ~ Golden Gate Park–Blackberry Jam-Amy Balkin ~ Mount Sutro–Nasturtium Relish–El Fornio Historical Society ~ Ocean Beach–Salt-Stacie Pierce ~ Point Bonita–Halibut–Monterey Fish ~ San Francisco Bay–Anchovies-Monterey Fish. OAKLAND: 16th St & Center St-Nettles–City Slicker Farms ~ Oakland–Plum Wine-Found Fruit, Kim DiGiacomo ~ Temescal–Quince, Apples–Forage Oakland ~ McCall St–eggs-Kelsie Kerr ~ Temescal-Seeds–Marksearch ~ 28th St & MLK–Chickens, Rabbits, Coppa–Novella Carpenter ~ East 12th st–Rocket, Tomatoes-Ascend Garden ~ 45th St–Apples-Karen Matthews ~ 55th St–Peppers, Tomatoes, Apples–The People’s Grocery. BERKELEY: Berkeley–Wine–Edmunds St John ~ 4th St–Coppa, Vin d’Orange, Fennel Liqueur–Eccolo Restaurant ~ Vine St–Cherry Tomatoes, Parsley, Mint-Oliver Monday ~ Monterey Blvd–Herbs–Alice Waters ~ Virginia St–Apples, Herbs-Samantha Greenwood ~ Claremont Canyon–Honey-Whitney Ludwig ~ Alcatraz Ave–Hops, Beer, Foccacia–Dylan Carter ~ Essex St–Eggplant, Tomatoes, Shelling Beans-Adrea Tencer ~ Harmon St–Heirloom Tomatoes–Ayako Iino~ Roble Rd–Tomatoes, Meyer Lemons, Eureka Lemons, Shallots, Eggs-M. Brenner ~ Delaware St–Purslane-Jonathan Waters ~ Rose St–Garlic, Chard–Edible Schoolyard ~ Keeler Ave–Plums-Liu Baifang. EL CERRITO: Panama St–Black Krim Russian Tomatoes–Janet Hankinson. ALAMEDA: West Ranger Ave–Squash, Mint–Alameda Point Collaborative . MARIN: Marin–Carrots, 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