Upcoming Gatherings

Join us for intimate gatherings and shared meals with the Bay Area's most inspiring changemakers in food. By listening, you can provide a safe space for our storytellers to share their story and why they have dedicated their life to this important work.

1st Annual Benefit StorySlam: Salty & Sweet

Location: Airbnb HQ, 888 Brannan Street, San Francisco

Our first annual StorySlam includes a local food night market, an auction, and the main act: A StorySlam, where an all-star roster of Bay Area food providers will tell their short stories (based on the Salty & Sweet theme). In life, and especially in food, we know that our most dynamic stories involve both challenges and successes, consisting of a salty and sweet nature. Sometimes experiencing polar opposites churns out a well-balanced perspective. 

At Real Food Real Stories, we believe that the people of the food industry hold some of the most unique and inspiring stories today. Our farmers, chefs, and food makers are brave, tenacious, and passionate to the ends of the Earth. We know that when we bring them together in one room to share the vignettes of their stories it will be one unforgettable evening.

Join us for a story-filled night, raising funds to continue RFRS’ pro-bono storytelling coaching program for food changemakers to bring eaters the authentic stories behind our food. Learn more about our speakers here


"Our hearts are aligned when we share the same dreams. By setting the table for the experience of sharing a story, you have aligned our hearts."

- Blair Randall, Executive Director Emeritus of Garden for the Environment

Past Gatherings