Monday, March 29, 2010

County Agricultural Commissioner to Attend Historic Local-Food Meal at Main Course California

Main Course California, of Ventura, presents an “All Local Dinner, featuring the best our local Ranchers and Farmers are growing, & Wines from our Backyard” on Thursday, April 8th at 6pm.

Guided by the culinary trifecta of local, seasonal and fresh, and inspired by Ventura County’s Locavore Lite 2010, co-owners, Robert Jacobi and Rachel Main will offer the first all-local-food restaurant meal in Ventura City history.

Special guests for the evening include Ventura County Agricultural Commissioner, Henry Gonzales and his wife, and Kristofer and Joanne Young, co-founders of Locavore Lite 2010.

View the menu for this sumptuous local-food and wine tasting at:  
and make your reservations as soon as possible as seating is limited. Call 658-8900.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Locavore Lite 2010 Update March 18, 2010

Here is some of what is happening in the Locavore Lite 2010 world in Ventura County.

Current Locavore Restaurant Meals that are scheduled:
March 20th – The Farmer & the Cook in Ojai
April 8th – Main Course California in Ventura
May 6th – The Sidecar Restaurant in Ventura
September 16th – The Sidecar Restaurant in Ventura

Presentations on Locavore Lite 2010 by Kristofer and Joanne Young:
April 18th – Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura

Community Leaders who are Participants in Locavore Lite 2010

Please consider hosting an all-local-food potluck.
Please consider inviting a community leader to participate in Locavore Lite 2010.
Please consider inviting a local restaurant to offer one all-local-food meal in 2010.

Thank you!
Kristofer Young, DC

Friday, March 12, 2010

Historic First Locavore Meal at Ventura County Restaurant

The Farmer & the Cook, an organic cafe, market and farm in Ojai, CA, in association with Locavore Lite 2010, will host a Ventura County historic first all-local-food restaurant meal at 6:30 PM on Saturday the 20th.

All media welcome! This story of current pioneers of Ventura County Agriculture is hot.

Press inquiries to: Steve Sprinkel @
     Kristofer Young @  or 798-1858

Check out the evening’s menu and the listing of the local sources of the ingredients at:

No pitch needed for supporting local food. Everyone is in favor of improving our local economy; supporting our local farmers; recovering our health with fresh, local produce; and protecting our open and agricultural spaces.

Join us for a first in Ventura County’s history! But be sure to get a reservation @ or 646-0960. Seating is limited.

During this great celebration of local food, expect a few comments from hosts, The Farmer aka Steve Sprinkel and The Cook aka Olivia Chase, and from special guests, Kristofer and Joanne Young, co-founders of Eat Local One Year and Locavore Lite 2010.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Farmer & the Cook on CNN

Not a day goes by without some exciting news on the local-food front. Today, it was this great 3 minute YouTube video from CNN on the Farmer & the Cook in Ojai!

Enjoy! I did!
Kris :)