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Chili

Stacks ‘o Racks on sale for Labor Day

Summer is coming to a close and we’ve got a fantastic price on BN Ranch‘s California-Raised, Grass-fed Racks of Lamb! For just one week – August 31 through September 6 – BN’s Racks will be on sale for $21.99/lb. (normally $29.99/lb.). These mild and tender chops are a great way … Continue Reading


 
Raph

Celebrating New Public Label Arrivals

Summer is here at Bi-Rite Market and we’re pleased as punch to announce the return of our Public Label Olive Oils, and a fantastic new collaboration with Poe Wines that created our Public Label Pinot Noir.  You may know that each Public Label bottle and jar contains ingredients sourced from … Continue Reading


 
John Herbstritt

Wines of Louis/Dressner

When Jules Dressner came to San Francisco last year to talk to us about his wines, his reputation preceded him. At Bi-Rite, we have been supporters of Louis/Dressner wines – the company started by parents Denyse and Joe in 1988 – for quite some time. When you purchase a bottle with … Continue Reading


 
John Herbstritt

Arianna Occhipinti: In Search of Place

Arianna Occhipinti had a fabulous introduction to the world of wine when, as a sixteen-year-old, she was invited by her uncle Giusto (the ‘O’ in COS, a Sicilian winery that was organic before it was cool) to help him pour wine at Vinitaly. She knew nothing about wine at the … Continue Reading


 

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Farm Table Lunch with Sam Mogannam at Ram’s Gate WineryJune 9 from 12:00pm to 2:30pm
Ram's Gate Winery 28700 Arnold Dr Sonoma, CA 95476
Harmless Harvest Raw Coconut Water Tasting June 9 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
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Green Hollow Preserves TastingJune 10 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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Butter Love Bakeshop: Sweet & Savory Dough WorkshopJune 10 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm
Natural Wine Tasting with Farm Wine ImportsJune 12 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Farm SchoolJune 13 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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Freewheelin' Farm CSA Pick-UpJune 14 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm
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Farm SchoolJune 16 from 8:30am to 3:00pm
Sonoma
Bruce Cost Ginger Ale TastingJune 16 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
Outside of the Market
Teddy Tucker's Chocolate Sauce TastingJune 16 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
3639 18th Street
Kitchen Table Talks: Rebuilding a Local Grain EconomyJune 17 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
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Bernal Cutlery Knife Sharpening in front of Bi-Rite MarketJune 17 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
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Peanut Butter and the Pen: Food Writing CampJune 18 from 9:00am to 12:15pm
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Unsung: Neglected Vegetable HeroesJune 18 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Peanut Butter and the Pen: Food Writing CampJune 19 from 9:00am to 12:15pm
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Bi-Rite Gleaning Project Tasting: Mariquita Farms Green Garlic PestoJune 19 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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Dinner Conversation: Tomatero FarmJune 19 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Peanut Butter and the Pen: Food Writing CampJune 20 from 9:00am to 12:15pm
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One Bar TastingJune 20 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
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Urban Gardening School -- SOLD OUTJune 20 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Peanut Butter and the Pen: Food Writing CampJune 21 from 9:00am to 12:15pm
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Freewheelin' Farm CSA Pick-UpJune 21 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm
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Peanut Butter and the Pen: Food Writing CampJune 22 from 9:00am to 12:15pm
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Harmless Harvest Coconut Water TastingJune 22 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
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OCHO Bar TastingJune 22 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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Urban Gardening SchoolJune 23 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
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Food Lit Book Club: April-JuneJune 24 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Indonesian Home CookingJune 24 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Unsung: Neglected Vegetable HeroesJune 25 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Brown Bag Lunch Author Talk: Jasmine and Fire with Salma AbdelnourJune 26 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Rose Tasting Class with Pamela Busch - SOLD OUTJune 26 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Soup for SupperJune 27 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Freewheelin' Farm CSA Pick-UpJune 28 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm
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The Farm Series: Early Summer Inspiration -- Sold OutJune 30 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Bruce Cost Ginger Ale DemoJune 30 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Ice Cream Social with Anne & Kris at The Pasta Shop on College Ave.June 30 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
The Pasta Shop on College Avenue - 5655 College Avenue Oakland, California 94618
Pizzaiolo Primer: Making Homemade Pizza and Mozzarella July 1 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Freewheelin' Farm CSA Pick-UpJuly 5 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm
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Tracy's Small-Batch Granola TastingJuly 6 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Emmy's Pickles & Jams TastingJuly 7 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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House Kombucha TastingJuly 8 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Fundamental Techniques of Asian Cuisines with Thy Tran - SOLD OUTJuly 8 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Beyond Bread and Butter: Class 1 - Pickling Theaters (sold out)July 9 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
The Wild Wild East: An Introduction to Hungarian Food and WineJuly 10 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Japanese Knife Skills & SharpeningJuly 11 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Freewheelin' Farm CSA Pick-UpJuly 12 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm
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Iberian Wine Drop-in Tasting: The Way Forward is Looking BackJuly 13 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Farm SchoolJuly 14 from 8:00am to 2:30pm
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Bathroom Residency Art Opening with Julie KahnJuly 14 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Food Lit Book ClubJuly 15 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Bernal Cutlery Knife Sharpening in front of Bi-Rite MarketJuly 15 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
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Fundamental Techniques of Asian Cuisines with Thy Tran - SOLD OUTJuly 15 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Beyond Bread and Butter: Class 2 -- Pickled Fruit July 16 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Tanka Bites Tasting July 17 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Soup For SupperJuly 17 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Farm SchoolJuly 18 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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Freewheelin' Farm CSA Pick-UpJuly 19 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm
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The Farm Series: Mid-Summer SweetnessJuly 21 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Panama red hot sauce samplingJuly 21 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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Bi-Rite's New "Public Label" TastingJuly 22 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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Fundamental Techniques of Asian Cuisines with Thy Tran - SOLD OUTJuly 22 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
A Little Yumminess Around the World Summer CampJuly 23 from 9:00am to 1:30pm
A Little Yumminess Around the World Summer CampJuly 24 from 9:00am to 1:30pm
Dinner Conversation: Pacific Brew LaboratoryJuly 24 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
A Little Yumminess Around the World Summer CampJuly 25 from 9:00am to 1:30pm
Roasted Beans & Barley: Chocolate & Beer TastingJuly 25 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
A Little Yumminess Around the World Summer CampJuly 26 from 9:00am to 1:30pm
Conditional Use Hearing for Bi-Rite DivisaderoJuly 26 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Freewheelin' Farm CSA Pick-UpJuly 26 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm
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A Little Yumminess Around the World Summer CampJuly 27 from 9:00am to 1:30pm
Happy Goat CaramelJuly 27 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
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San Franola SamplingJuly 27 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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Real Wheels: A Make Your Own Cheese CourseJuly 29 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
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Beyond Bread and Butter: Class 3 -- Lacto-fermented Pickles July 30 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Peruvian Pop-UpJuly 31 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Dinner Conversation: Alemany FarmAugust 1 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Freewheelin' Farm CSA Pick-UpAugust 2 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm
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Redwood Hill & Green Valley Yogurt TastingAugust 4 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
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San Franola DemoAugust 4 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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Knife Skills: Fish De-BoningAugust 6 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Soup for SupperAugust 8 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Freewheelin' Farm CSA Pick-UpAugust 9 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm
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Angelina's Granola TastingAugust 10 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Farm SchoolAugust 11 from 8:30am to 3:00pm
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Bruce Cost Ginger Ale TastingAugust 11 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
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House Kombucha TastingAugust 11 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Dang Coconut Chips TastingAugust 12 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
Outside the Market
Sun Bud Bakery samplingAugust 12 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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INNA Jam SamplingAugust 13 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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America's Other Fruit Desserts: Buckle, Crumble, and CrispsAugust 13 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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Farm SchoolAugust 15 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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Freewheelin' Farm CSA Pick-UpAugust 16 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm
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From the fields TastingAugust 17 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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Bernal Cutlery Knife Sharpening in front of Bi-Rite MarketAugust 19 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
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Food Lit Club: July-SeptemberAugust 19 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm
North v South: Cavatelli v Passatelli Fresh Pasta Class -- Sold OutAugust 19 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Pinot Noir and Grigio from Central EuropeAugust 22 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Freewheelin' Farm CSA Pick-UpAugust 23 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm
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