Coastal Roots Farm hosts Tu B’Shvat Food Forest Festival

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Sepideh Tabibian, right, and her sister Sima plant a a pomegranate tree with their father Mehran Tabibian during last year’s Tu B’Shvat Food Forest Festival in Encinitas.
(Bill Wechter- San Diego Union-Tribune)

Coastal Roots Farm invites people of all backgrounds to a Food Forest Festival in honor of Tu B’Shvat, the Jewish New Year of Trees. The event will be held Sunday, Feb. 9, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. This year’s festival theme is “Trees of Change,” honoring the critical role trees play in the health of this planet.

The festival will feature live music, local kosher and vegetarian food options for purchase, hands-on educational sessions, nature play, a Kids’ Zone, and tree care opportunities, including mulching and seeding. The event will take place in the Farm’s 8.5-acre Food Forest.

Tickets are pay-what you-can. Pre-registration is required. No pets are allowed.

Festival entrance will be at 800 Ecke Ranch Road in Encinitas. For more information, visit

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