Oshman Family JCC, Palo Alto, CA
presented in partnership with the Oshman Family JCC
This was a great event! Wow, hard to decide what was the biggest highlight and where I learned the most – sustainable sushi-making and challah braiding and listening to Charlie Ayers!
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We would like to thank the Oshman Family JCC, our community partners, vendors and sponsors (tabs below) and everyone who attended this year’s Food Festival for making it a fun-filled afternoon of learning and hands-on doing for the whole family!
In celebration of the Jewish Food Movement, this year's festival featured local, accessible, healthful food; crafted by people who are treated fairly, and grown or produced in a way that promotes a healthy, sustainable, and diverse environment.
- interactive cooking demos and workshops led by local chefs and food experts
- locally made and delicious food and beverages
- booths and projects showcasing area organizations working for food justice
- family friendly activities like butter making, challah, braiding, art, gardening projects and more!
|Chef Charlie Ayers
Owner, Calafia Cafe
Rabbi Alex Shandrovsky
Owner, Irving’s Challah
| Daniel Barash
FARM TO TABLE FOOD FESTIVAL
Sunday, October 18th | 2 – 5PM
|Farmer’s Market & Community Exhibitors||2:00 – 5:00|
|Farm Foto Booth w/ Palo Alto Camera Club||2:00 – 5:00
|Adult Activities & Classes
|DIY Challah Bar w/ Irving’s Challah and Reboot
||2:00 – 4:00|
|Bee Beautiful w/ Beekeeper Kendal Sager||2:00 – 2:50|
|Home Cheesemaking Workshop: The Easiest Kosher Cheese You’ve
Ever Made (Rennet-free) w/ Louella Hill (The SF Milk Maid)
Limited to 20 participants.
|2:00 – 2:50|
|From Dough to Desserts: Challah Braiding Demonstration &
Delectable Dessert Sampling w/ Irving Greisman and Tal Waizer
|3:00 – 3:50|
|Kosher and Sustainable Sushi Workshop w/ L’Chaim Sushi.
Limited to 50 participants. RSVP required. Click here to RSVP.
|3:00 – 3:50|
|Seasonal Cooking Demonstration, Tasting & Book Signing w/ Charlie Ayers||4:00 – 4:50|
|Family Friendly Activities & Classes
|DIY Challah w/ Irving’s Challah||2:00 – 4:00|
|Make Your Own Butter w/ Straus Family Creamery||2:00 – 5:00|
|Pea Planting w/ Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County||2:00 – 5:00|
|Ladybug Lifecycle Craft w/ Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County||2:00 – 5:00|
|Tomato Seed Planting w/ J. Studio||2:00 – 5:00|
|Environmentally Friendly Art Activities w/ PASJE & Kesher||2:00 – 5:00|
|Shadow Puppet Show w/ Challah-it-Forward||3:00 – 3:30|
|Storytime & Singing w/ PJ Library||4:00 – 4:30|