Dining, Downtown Sac, Events, Nightlife, Shopping, Stay

Make it a Farm-to-Fork Night!

Karlee Cemo, Sacramento365

Our friends at Sacramento365 put together this all-you-need-to-know guide on how to turn any night out into a Farm-to-Fork Night! Enjoy!

In a city that takes so much pride in keeping it local, September has become the month where we celebrate our food system and the chefs that turn our region’s bounty into culinary masterpieces.

The downtown core is the epicenter of fun, and this month is no exception. Join the Sacramento365 team and make it a farm-to-fork night all month long at these local, farm-fresh events!


Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Weeks
September 8-25
Downtown Sacramento

This 18-day celebration includes many of downtown’s premiere dining destinations and seasonal fare. Participating restaurants – Empress Tavern, Ten22, Ella Dining Room and Bar, Hock Farm Craft & Provisions, Grange Restaurant & Bar, to name a few – will be hosting special events, menus, and opportunities to meet the farmers, winemakers, and brewers who make Sacramento America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital.

For a list of participating restaurants, click here.


Legends of Wine
September 16
California State Capitol – West Steps

Photo courtesy of Visit Sacramento

Photo courtesy of Visit Sacramento

Calling all wine lovers…this event is not to be missed! Sip and discover a wide array of award-winning wines — selected by two of Sacramento’s internationally recognized powerhouses Darrell Corti and David Berkley — paired and presented with artisan cheeses and additional local delights.

Looking to grab a small post-event bite? Head on over to KBAR to enjoy its urban vibe and delicious bar food.


Farm-to-Fork Festival
September 24
Capitol Mall Greens

In its fourth year, this free day-long festival has seen tremendous growth and has become a beloved annual tradition for many.

Taking place in the heart of our city, the festival boasts a delicious selection of farm-to-fork offerings that are produced and available throughout the Sacramento region. Attendees will be able to enjoy food, wine, and beer from regional eateries and purveyors, five live cooking demonstration stages, a kids’ zone, interactive booths from local grocers, farms, and ranches, as well as live music that includes the Grammy award-winning band, The Wallflowers.

After the festival fun, you can’t go wrong with a nice glass of wine and good company. Check out Whired Wine Bar on L Street for a relaxed and intimate scene.


If these selections aren’t enough for you then check out our Make it a Night page for more farm-to-fork happenings!

While you’re out and about, get social and share your fun by using the hashtag #Sacramento365!


Guest Contributor | Karlee Cemo