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Author Nancy Hachisu on 'Preserving the Japanese Way'
Acclaimed cookbook author Nancy Singleton Hachisu will talk about her new guide, "Preserving the Japanese Way: Traditions of Salting, Fermenting, and Pickling for the Modern Kitchen." Samples will be served. Sept. 4, 7 p.m. Free. Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto.
 

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3rd Annual Crop Swap
This Mountain View Public Library event will allow local home gardeners to bring their extra produce and swap with their neighbors. Honey, eggs, seeds, bulbs and preserves are also welcome. Registration is appreciated, but not required. Sept. 12, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.

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Peninsula Macrobiotic Community Dinners
Each Monday the Peninsula Macrobiotic Community serves a gourmet vegetarian dinner -- which includes soup, grain, beans or bean products, vegetables, dessert and a beverage -- in a friendly, communal setting. Lectures are also offered monthly. Reservations must be made by phone (650-599-3320) by Monday at 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Aug. 3-Sept. 28, 6:30-8 p.m. $18. First Baptist Church, 305 N. California Ave., Palo Alto.
 

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Friday Nights at the Computer History Museum
The Computer History Museum is partnering with Off the Grid to bring food trucks and special programming to the museum each Friday night. Fridays, June 12-Oct. 30, 5-9 p.m. Prices vary. Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.
 

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Portola Valley Farmers' Market
This year-round market offers organic fruits, veggies, nuts, juices, grass-fed meats, chicken, local farm eggs, fresh seafood, fair trade coffee, nut butters and jams, artisan beer, wine, gluten-free and artisan baked goods, honey and crafts. Hot Roli Roti chicken is also on sale. Thursdays, year-round, 3-7 p.m. (summer hours). Free. Portola Valley Farmers' Market, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
 

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Off the Grid: Palo Alto
With help from the Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel, Off the Grid will bring its market offering a number of dinner options and a pop-up bar to Palo Alto. Mondays, Feb. 16-Dec. 14, 5-9 p.m. Free. Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto.