The Steinberg Review September 22 - September 28
Every week we highlight important news around the greater Sacramento region.
More than 800 people packed the first ever Farm to Fork brunch at Downtown Commons on Sunday. Restaurants in DOCO like Punch Bowl Social, Burger Lounge and Rival at the Sawyer helped serve up food. The goal was to bring in more foot traffic with the food and games for everyone to enjoy.
The Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink will make its annual return to St. Rose of Lima Park on Nov. 2 – and this year it’ll fit in a lot more skaters, officials say. For its 27th season, the ice rink will be expanded from its previous 5,300-square-foot oval shape to a 6,800-square-foot rounded square, which will accommodate 25 percent more skaters, according to a press release from the Downtown Sacramento Partnership. The rink will remain open through Jan. 21.
The Sacramento Bee: Farm-to-fork is paying off in Sacramento. Here’s how
While the Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Festival this weekend will attract huge crowds downtown, there is much more to this subject than just two days of events. Since the passage of our region’s Farm-to-Fork Capital resolution in 2012, community members and business leaders have championed the effort, improving the local economy, the health of our residents and long-term policy.
When Amy Seiwert returned to the Sacramento Ballet this summer, she did not come across a toothy red imp, a trustworthy pack of wolves nor a ferryman with a riddle. But like the adventurer of Neil Gaiman’s poem “Instructions” — an adaptation of which is featured in the ballet’s 65th season premiere — Seiwert’s journey truly was a homecoming. She spent most of her 20s as a company dancer in the 1990s.