Save the date: Gusto Bread pop-up at LB County Fair, April 6th

We’ll be setting up a table outside the Expo building for Bixby Knolls’ First Fridays event, this month featuring the LB County Fair hosted by Long Beach Fresh. See you there!

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Yee-haw! It’s time for the 5th Annual Long Beach County Fair, First Fridays style! We have collaborated with Long Beach Fresh and are seeking Urban Agriculture-focused entries for a Blue Ribbon locally grown produce competition, farms and gardens photography exhibit, and local community organizations and businesses highlighting ways to grow local food.

There will also be along with games & activities and of course local music, art, food, DJ’s and extended shopping hours!


Local Farmers and Gardeners, we want YOU!

Entries are now open, with four initial categories. Judging occurs during the Long Beach County Fair at the EXPO Building, 4321 Atlantic Avenue at around 7:30pm; entries must be brought in by 6:30pm. Judges will look at each entry’s overall vitality, color, size, weight, etc. A team of judges award 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place ribbons in each category, and one Best of Show! Growers may sign up using the form below to guarantee a spot, or simply show up the day-of with their entry. It’s free to participate!

Enter at LBFRESH.ORG/LBCF in the following categories: Root Vegetables, Vegetables, Leafy Greens, Herbs, Flowers, Fruits or Marmalades/Jams (Made from local fruit).


Bixby Knolls BIA is sponsoring a photography exhibit of local farms and gardens – send your best photo, whether it’s a closeup or the whole urban farm, in high resolution. Entries chosen will be notified the week of the event, and displayed in large print on the walls of the Expo during the event. Email us your photo, alongside a description of the site you photographed (high resolution images only, 25mb maximum) at by April 1st at 9pm.

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MOVE tributes Tom Petty (finally!) @ 4321 Ground Control
Taji @ Historical Society of Long Beach
Popoki House @ DRNK Coffee + Tea
Michelle Mangione @ Aura Thai
She Sings She Swings @ Willmore
Hot Club @ Georgie’s Place
You Are Here @ 3939 Atlantic South Platform
Hedgehog Swing @ The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
DJ BIX @ Allery
DJ Eusebio Akasa @ Art Parking Lot
DJ Phil @ Alegation Ales with LIVE Spray Art!
DJ Mr. Bill @ SteelCraft

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Enjoy Pop-Ups by
Shady Grove Foods
Gusto Bread
Primal Alchemy Catering
Chaski’s Peruvian Seasonings
and more!

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8pm: PIE EATING CONTEST at Bella Pizza LB
Jump Rope Tricks at EXPO with JumpL.A.
Pottery Demonstration with The Curious Clay Society
Weaving Demonstration
Button Collections
A Sustainable Art Installation by the IVA!
Trial by Combat Improv @ 3939 Atlantic North Platform
Neverspeak at First Fridays – Featuring Nerd at the Blackbox Theatre inside the EXPO
And more!

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Pop-up At WEOP – Sunday Feb 18th, 2018

We’ll be setting up our table of bread and baguettes at 10am this Sunday in front of one of the best cafes in town : Wide Eyes Open Palms located at 416 Cherry Ave, Long Beach.

If you missed the Tuesday ordering deadline for today’s bake just roll up to WEOP on Sunday for a fine loaf or two. We might even have some freshly baked rye bread for ya…

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Pop-up at WEOP – Sunday Feb 4th at 10am

We will be at Wide Eyes Open Palms again this upcoming Sunday, February 4 from 10am-12pm with country loaves + baguettes. Perfect post-farmers market stop to fill your belly and daydream about how you’ll pair your bread with all the fresh produce you got.

Address: 416. Cherry Ave, Long Beach, CA // Around the corner from 4th Street, on Retro Row

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