Here are a couple of 2014 Food events that focus on using homegrown products to create delicious cuisine. The people who partake in these events take pride in giving back to their communities by bringing awareness to hunger focused organization and local food producers.
This year on August 15th -17th, you can find the sixth annual San Francisco Street Food Festival. It will take in the Dogpatch neighborhood on the city’s east side. This special event is maintained and hosted by a non-profit organization that focuses on aspiring entrepreneurs, the name of organization is La Cocina. This events runs for three days and a few of the activities that you will find during this event are:
On Friday – Ticketed Friday Night Market and Fund-Raiser
On Saturday – A Street Festival with over 80 vendors, including popular restaurants like State Bird Provisions and Central Kitchen. The Street Festival is fee, although the food presented during the street festival will cost you.
On Sunday – A food and entrepreneur conference.
During Saturday, you will find that the vendors will be offering a new twist, which is a to be determined menu product that they will use in a “top-chef” style challenge.
Another food event that you really don’t want to miss is in New England and is the fifth annual Boston Local Food Festival. This festival will be held on September 14. This festival is Boston’s biggest 1 day farmer’s market and culinary engagement. It is held at the Rose Kennedy Greenway. You can plan to find a bunch of food trucks, celebrity chef demos and Do It Yourself booths regarding pickling and butchering. Of course, considering the geographic location of this festival you will expect to find sustainable fish and seafood cooking competitions hosted by the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance.
There will be many fun and exciting food events this year, but the above festivals are surely a couple of events that no food lover wants to miss.
Please visit http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/12/travel/events-of-2014-from-food-to-art-to-music.html for more information regarding these food events.