2016 RFRS Silent Auction

Thanks to our generous sponsors and supporters, we have put together our 1st ever silent auction ending at 8:30pm on Dec. 1st!

 
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Edible Excursions - Taste the Mission Culinary Walking Tour

Every Saturday 11am-2pm, for two

  • San Francisco’s Mission District is where the traditional and often lusty Latino and South American flavors are a part of a changing community of various background and cultures. This Edible Excursions tour includes a mouth-watering assortment of tastings and samples both savory and sweet. It’s a world of tacos and mini cupcakes; salsa (the sauce, not the dance), freshly-made ice cream and savory pies. Guests will enjoy learning in person the stories of Mission culinary artists and shopkeepers, with insights into the area’s history and beautiful, world famous murals.

Retail value: $194
Starting bid: $70

 
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Autographed Mission Chinese Food Cookbook + $50 gift certificate to The Perennial, voted one of the 2016 Best New Restaurants by Bon Appetit magazine.

  • The Perennial is a restaurant and bar that champions progressive farming. They support farmers and ranchers who employ regenerative practices including serving bread made with perennial grains, butchering carbon ranched meat and operating an aquaponic greenhouse.

Retail value: $70
Starting bid: $30

 
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Fireside Holiday Basket

  • Fetzer 2015 Valley Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon wine
    • Pioneer in earth-friendly wine long before it was a buzzword, Fetzer’s Cabernet Sauvignon appreciates the warmer vineyards of California’s lower foothills, bringing out robust flavors of black cherry and chocolate. A hearty companion to steak, chips, and ribs.
    • Nominated by Wine Enthusiast for “American Winery of the Year”
  • Alter Eco Truffle Medley
    • Plucked from organic trees in the Peruvian Amazon and Ecuadorian Coast, the cacao beans are transformed in Switzerland with pure organic coconut oil and wrapped mindfully with completely compostable wrapper.
    • With a mission to nourish foodie, farmer and field through sustainable food around the world, Alter Eco brings you 60 delicious pieces of chocolate truffle in sea salt, salted caramel, black & velvet.
  • Numi Dancing Leaves Flower Tea Set

    • This all-in-one set provides the finest 5 Flowering Teas™– handsewn tea leaves and flowers that blossom when steeped. It also includes a 16 oz. glass teapot for a unique and affordable gift. Contains: Starlight Rose, Dragon Lily, Lavender Dream, Sunset Oolong and Golden Jasmine. Flowering Teas™ may be steeped up to 3 times for 15 pots of tea.

  • Greyston Bakery Fudge Brownies

    • Founded in 1982 as a social enterprise by aeronautical-engineer-turned-Buddhist-monk Bernie Glassman, Greyston Bakery is as committed to providing jobs and job training for individuals who face barriers to employment as it is to crafting award-winning gourmet baked goods.
    • Greyston brownies are baked with only the best, kitchen-friendly ingredients and without any preservatives. They are crafted by an incredible team of bakers, who also make the brownies you find in Ben & Jerry's ice cream!
  • Klean Kanteen 16oz Insulated Tumbler

    • Klean Kanteen is family-owned company on a mission. Certified B Corporation, they create high quality reusable products and work hard to bring benefit to the people and places they touch.
    • Made from durable 18/8 food grade stainless steel, the tumbler is designed to last and travel safely where glass can’t go. Double-wall vacuum insulation and electropolished stainless steel don’t impart or retain flavors. Comes with a press-fit Simple Lid. 4hrs hot. 20hrs iced

Retail value: $128
Starting bid: $50

Kitchen Table Holiday Basket

  • Fetzer 2015 Sundial Chardonnay wine

    • Pioneer in earth-friendly wine long before it was a buzzword, Fetzer creates a classic Chardonnay with warm delta days, cool maritime breezes and rich sandy loam soil. Crisp ripe flavors of apple, pear and tropical fruits is perfect complement to fish, chicken and pork.

    • Awarded silver by Grand Harvest Awards

  • Alter Eco Truffle Medley

    • Plucked from organic trees in the Peruvian Amazon and Ecuadorian Coast, the cacao beans are transformed in Switzerland with pure organic coconut oil and wrapped mindfully with completely compostable wrapper. 
    • ith a mission to nourish foodie, farmer and field through sustainable food around the world, Alter Eco brings you 60 delicious pieces of chocolate truffle in sea salt, salted caramel, black & velvet.
  • Autographed Changing Season: A Father, A Daughter, A Family Farm by David Mas Masumoto and Nikiko Masumoto of Masumoto Family Farm

    • In this poignant collection of essays, Epitaph for a Peach author David Mas Masumoto gets ready to hand his eighty-acre organic farm to his daughter, Nikiko, after four decades of working the land. Mas reflects on topics as far-ranging as the art of pruning, climate change, and the prejudice his family faced during and after World War II. Nikiko's voice is present, too, as she relates the myriad lessons she has learned from her father in preparation for running the farm as a queer mixed-race woman. Changing Season addresses the uncertain future of small-scale agriculture in California.

  • Ceramic Berry Basket by Barcelona-based ceramic artist Cara Janelle

  • Klean Kanteen 16oz Insulated Tumbler

    • Klean Kanteen is family-owned company on a mission. Certified B Corporation, they create high quality reusable products and work hard to bring benefit to the people and places they touch.
    • Made from durable 18/8 food grade stainless steel, the tumbler is designed to last and travel safely where glass can’t go. Double-wall vacuum insulation and electropolished stainless steel don’t impart or retain flavors. Comes with a press-fit Simple Lid. 4hrs hot. 20hrs iced

Retail value: $120
Starting bid: $50