Central California’s Earth Day Food and Wine Main Event kicks off farming season with incredible, local food and wine with a low-key, eclectic atmosphere. The main event takes place on April 23rd under the oaks of Castoro Cellars in Templeton, California and celebrates the passionate people who work so vigorously for the sustainable food movement. The event’s earnings benefit educational scholarships for relatives of farm workers in addition to the Spanish education programs of the Vineyard Team.
Get to know the people behind the Earth-changing, sustainability movement in a casual fashion. Join the celebration and meet the people who have contributed to the natural food put on your plates:
805 Living • Airstrike Bird Control • Ancient Peaks Cafe • Ancient Peaks Winery • Arroyo Seco Winegrowers • Artisan • Baker & Brain • Bee Wench Farm • Bloom Microgreens • Brigit Binns • California Cashew Brittle • Caliza Winery • Carmel Road Winery • Castoro Cellars • Catering by Chef Charlie • Central Coast Brewing • Chamisal Vineyards • Chaparral Gardens • Charter Oak Style Meat • Chronic Cellars • Claiborne & Churchill Winery • Dark Nectar Roasting • Double L Vineyard • Dunning Vineyards • Ecluse Wines • Edible San Luis Obispo • El Lugar Wines • ENZO Olive Oil Company • FARMstead Ed • Fetzer Vineyards • Fig Good Food • Firestone Walker Brewing Company • Flora and Fauna Fine Food • Foremost Wine Company • Goal Zero • Green Gold Organic Farm • Hahn Family Wines • Halter Ranch Vineyard •Holman Ranch • Hope Family Wines • J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines • J. Wilkes Wines • Jeffry’s Catering • Julia’s Juices • Just Baked SLO • JUSTIN Vineyard & Winery • Kitchenette Templeton • Laetitia Vineyard & Winery • Le Vigne Winery • Los Padres ForestWatch • Luna Red • Negranti Dairy & Artisan Creamery • Niner Wine Estates • Novo Restaurant Lounge • OLEA FARM Olive Oil • Olio Nuevo • Oluv Skin • Opolo Vineyards • Pacific Energy Company • Paraiso Vineyards • Pomar Junction Vineyard & Winery • RE:FIND Distillery • Ridge Vineyards • Riverbench Vineyard & Winery • Robins Restaurant • Sage Ecological Landscapes • See Canyon Hard Cider • Seven Oxen Estate Wines • Shale Oak Vineyard • SIP Certified Wines • Smokin’ Cody’s BBQ • Sostener • SummerWood Winery & Inn • Sunbird Farms • Tablas Creek Vineyard • Talley Farms Fresh Harvest • Talley Vineyards • Templeton Chamber of Commerce • Tesla Motors • The Chocolate Stache • Thomas Hill Organics Bistro & Wine Bar • Toro Creek Brewing • True Myth, Baileyana, Tangent • Trumpet Vine Catering • Two Cooks Catering • Vintage Trailer Restoration • Vivant Fine Cheese • Wild Horse Winery & Vineyards • Windrose Farm • Wine Cork Couture • Windward Vineyard • Wine Country Craftsman • Wrath Wines • Zenaida Cellars
Originally starting from a simple desire to share sustainable food and wine with caring connoisseurs, the day has grown to become the area’s culinary event of the season. The festival has been offering highly acclaimed food and wine offerings for ten years now. The inviting, picnic style atmosphere has been welcoming populations of twenty-somethings, families, older couples, and every demographic in between.