Food & Wine

Draeger's Market hosts spring fest

Draeger’s Market at 342 First St. in Los Altos is scheduled to host a Spring Fest 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, with samples, food demonstrations and treats for kids and adults.

Each department has planned a different feature, ranging from flowers for visitors to balloons for kids, grilled chicken samples, make-your-own berry parfaits and tastings throughout the store.

A wine sale on Saturday will offer 20 percent off the purchase of six bottles of wine.

“Our goal is to remind customers that shopping for food is experiential – food should be seen, smelled and tasted,” said Victoria Draeger, the store’s marketing officer. “This is our local business’ way of bringing life into our brick-and-mortar retail.”

LA Farmers’ Market debuts May 3

The Downtown Los Altos Farmers’ Market is scheduled 4-8 p.m. Thursdays May 3 through Sept. 27 on State and Second streets.

To kick off the 2018 season, the market will host the following opening-day activities.

• Chef Laura Stec of Innovative Cuisine, a local food author and educator, will teach a cooking class 5-7 p.m., demonstrating how to make quick and easy dishes using the spring harvest. Free samples and recipes will be provided.

• Children attending the market can color on murals and make crafts at no charge.

• The Los Altos Village Association will host a sangria tasting featuring locally produced wine and cherries from the market.

For more information, call (800) 806-3276 or visit

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