Past Appearances

    Saturday, June 29, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Reading is So Delicious! program at the Oakland Public Library
    Oakland Public Library, Dimond Branch, 3565 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland
    Come hear stories about writing i scream SANDWICH!, speak with the author, and purchase autographed copies of the book, as well as her other books, Farmers’ Market Desserts and The Wine Lover’s Dessert Cookbook.

    Thursday, June 20, 4:00pm to 6:00pm
    Sweet Celebration at Sweet Bar Bakery!
    Sweet Bar Bakery, 2355 Broadway at 24th St, Oakland
    We’ll be celebrating the book with ice cream sandwich bites and more! And of course books, books, books.

    Sunday, June 16, 10:00am to 1:00pm
    Father’s Day book signing and ice cream sandwich sampling!
    Temescal Farmers’ Market, 5300 Claremont Avenue (DMV), Oakland
    I’ll be there with i scream SANDWICH!, as well as Farmers’ Market Desserts and The Wine Lover’s Dessert Cookbook.

    Saturday, June 8, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
    Author signing and ice cream sandwich sampling!
    NATHAN & CO, Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA

    Thursday, June 6, 6:00pm
    Talk and book signing,
    with ice cream sandwiches made by fabulous Bi-Rite Creamery!
    Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez Street · San Francisco, CA 94131

    Sunday, June 2, 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Book signing and ice cream sandwich sampling!
    A Great Good Place for Books, 6120 LaSalle Avenue, Oakland
    during the Montclair Village Farmers’ Market

    Sunday, May 19, 10:00am to 1:00pm
    Opening Day at Lafayette Farmers’ Market! Book signing and ice cream sandwich sampling.
    Lafayette Farmers’ Market, At Lafayette BART Station, South Parking Lot off Happy Valley Rd, Lafayette, CA
    I’ll be there with i scream SANDWICH!, as well as Farmers’ Market Desserts and The Wine Lover’s Dessert Cookbook.

    Saturday, May 11, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    Mother’s Day Party Book Signing Extravaganza and Spring Jazz Stroll!
    NATHAN & CO, College Avenue, Oakland, CA (across from Rockridge Market Hall and Rockridge BART)
    Find something special for mom at NATHAN & CO while sipping sparkling wine, listening to live music, and sampling sumptuous ice cream sandwiches! I’ll be there signing books, answering your questions about how to make the best ice cream sandwiches, and handing out treats.

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013: LAUNCH DAY!
    i scream SANDWICH! debuts at Bakers Dozen SF!

    Saturday, December 3, 2012 11:00am to 11:45am
    Dessert Demonstration
    Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market, San Francisco, CA
    Join me as I prepare a dessert from Farmers’ Market Desserts and share secrets of baking from the winter farmers’ market.

    Thursday, December 1, 6:00pm to 8:30pm
    Montclair Village Holliday Stroll
    Great Good Place for Books, 6120 LaSalle Ave, Oakland, CA
    Ring in the winter holidays with cheer on this first evening of December. Stock up on books at the store, and roam the neighborhood listening to children’s choirs and more. Treats in store, of course.

    Saturday, November 19, 12:00pm to 4:00pm
    Grand Opening
    NATHAN & CO, College Avenue, Oakland, CA
    I’ll be welcoming the lovely gift and housewares store NATHAN & CO to their new Rockridge home on College Ave, across from Market Hall and Rockridge BART. I hear sparkling libations are in store, and I’ll be baking up batches of Chocolate Cherry Chunk Cookies, while store staff crank up their ovens for other treats from Farmers’ Market Desserts. Bring your gift list to stock up on personalized, autographed books and other fun things from the store.

    Sunday, October 2, 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Farmers’ Market Desserts Comes to West Seattle
    CAPERS Home, 4525 California Ave. S.W., West Seatttle, WA
    Shop the sale at beautifully curated CAPERS Home while sampling treats from Farmers’ Market Desserts. Pick up a copy of the book, then head over to the West Seattle Farmers’ Market to pick up all the produce you need to make your favorite recipes.

    Saturday, October 1, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Book Signing in Seattle!
    Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle, WA
    If you are in Seattle please stop by this singularly fabulous book store to say hello, sample some treats, and get your personalized, autographed copy of Farmers’ Market Desserts!

    Saturday, September 17, 10:00am to 12:30pm
    Harvest Festival and Pie Contest!
    Marin Country Mart Farmers’ Market, Larkspur, CA
    Bring your pie to the big tent by 10am and stay for the market and Harvest Festival. I’ll be on the pie judging panel, then signing copies of Farmers’ Market Desserts after. Rumor has it copied of FMD go to the top three entries. Hope to see you there!

    Saturday, August 6, 10:00am to 11:30am
    Author Signing & Dessert Sampling
    Rakestraw Books, 522 Hartz Avenue, Danville, CA
    I had such a great time at this wonderful book shop last year I’ll be making a return appearance. The folks at the store will be baking up summer treats from Farmers’ Market Desserts and so will I. Stop by to taste and get inspired, then head over to the Danville Farmers’ Market with your autographed book to stock up on everything you need to keep busy with desserts all weekend. Thanks to Michael Barnard and the folks at Rakestraw Books for hosting!

    Sunday, July 17, 2011, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon
    Author Signing with Cupcakes!
    Someone’s In The Kitchen, 6128 LaSalle Ave (by the farmers’ market), Oakland, CA
    Get your autographed copy of farmers’ market desserts and pick up all the fixin’s to make your own Easy Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes with fresh cherries. Come stop by for a mini cupcake courtesy of fab baker and shop owner Jennifer Sandstrom!

    Sunday, January 23, 2011, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
    Hands-On Cooking Class: Desserts from the Winter Farmers’ Market
    Kitchen on Fire Cooking School, 1509A Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA
    Join Jennie to learn some great desserts from the market to carry you through the winter months! These desserts can actually help you to peel away excess holiday pounds by focusing on market produce rather than sugar and fat. Book available for purchase in class.

    Saturday, November 27, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
    Farmers’ Market Desserts at Diesel Holiday Cookbook Event
    Diesel Bookstore, 5433 College Ave, Oakland, CA
    Bring your holiday gift list and get ready for one-stop holiday shopping with Bay Area cookbook authors at Diesel Bookstore’s Chronicle Books Cookbook Extravaganza featuring Tom Hudgens (The Commonsense Kitchen), Jennie Schacht (Farmers’ Market Desserts), Vanessa Barrington (D.I.Y. Delicious), and Amy Treadwell (Whoopie Pies). Sample treats, chat with authors, and take home the right book for everyone on your list.

    Sunday, November 21, 9am-1pm or until the books sell out!
    Farmers’ Market Desserts at my “home” market!
    Temescal Farmers’ Market, 5300 Claremont Ave. (DMV parking lot), Oakland, CA
    Come taste samples from the book and get sweet ideas for Thanksgiving and all of your holiday events. Plus, bring your shopping list for one-stop holiday shopping!

    Friday, November 19, 6:30 pm – 8 pm
    FMD at Pleasanton’s Magical Holiday Evening!
    Towne Center Books, Pleasanton
    Stop by Pleasanton’s “Magical Holiday Evening” to enjoy samples, chat with the author, and get your autographed holiday books!

    Tuesday, November 16, 7:00 pm
    Author Panel: Rethinking your Holiday Meal
    Books Inc., 855 El Camino Real #74 (Town & Country Village), Palo Alto, CA
    Join Jennie on a panel along with fellow cookbook authors Andrew Swallow of Mixt, Andrea Nguyen of Asian Dumplings, and Christine Hanna of The Winemaker Cooks for a lively discussion about how to invigorate your menu options throughout the holiday season. The panel will be moderated by the Marcia Gagliardi, intrepid author of The Tablehopper’s Guide to Dining and Drinking in San Francisco. Expect samples and recipes, as well.

    Saturday, October 30, 9:00am until the books sell out!
    Grand Opening of the new Farmers’ Market at Marin Country Mart!
    2257 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur, CA
    Dessert samples, chat with the author, and book signing
    Bonus: I will also have the hard-to-find Wine Lover’s Dessert Cookbook there!

    Sunday, October 17, 11:15am to 11:45am
    FMD Cooking Demo at the 8th Annual North Berkeley Spice of Life Festival
    Shattuck Ave from Rose to Virginia St, Berkeley, CA
    I will be on the Kitchen On Fire Chef’s Stage at 11:15am cooking up a seasonal dessert sensation from Farmers’ Market Desserts. What will it be? Caramel Apple Crisp Sundaes (special bonus recipe- not in the book!), Fruit & Nut Chocolate Bark with Fleur de Sel? Lavender Walnut Sandies? Come find out, learn, and taste!

    Monday, October 11, 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    New York Botanical Garden, Edible Garden Festival
    Sampling and book signing

    Saturday, October 9
    FMD comes to NY!
    9:00am to 11:00am — Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket
    12:30pm to 2:30pm — Union Square Greenmarket
    Demos, sampling, and book signing

    Sunday, September 19, 10:00am to 1:00pm
    Sebastopol Farmers’ Market
    Downtown Plaza, Sebastopol, CA
    Dessert samples, chat with the author, and book signing
    Bonus: I will also have the hard-to-find Wine Lover’s Dessert Cookbook there!

    Saturday, September 11
    Mrs. Dalloway’s, Berkeley, CA
    4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    Talk, Q&A, dessert tastes, and book signing

    Friday, September 10
    St. Helena Farmers’ Market, Crane Park, St. Helena, CA
    9:00am to 11:00am
    Sampling and book signing

    Monday, September 6
    Livermore Family Wineries Harvest Festival
    Big White House Winery and John Evan Cellars
    6800 Greenville Rd, Livermore, CA
    12:00pm to 5:00pm
    Sampling and book signing

    Sunday, September 5
    The Warming Hut
    Presidio Bldg 983, West end of Crissy Field near Fort Point and the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
    1:00pm – 2:30pm
    Sampling and book signing

    Tuesday, August 17
    11:45am until noon
    Radio interview with Mama Rose of Rose’s Kitchen
    Airs in Chico, the Sacramento Valley, the foothills, and beyond!

    Saturday, July 31
    SF Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
    11:45 am to 12:30 pm
    Baking demo and book signing

    Thursday, July 29
    Towne Center Books, 555 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA
    11:00am – 12:00pm
    “Eat Dessert First” sampling, conversation, and book signing

    Saturday, July 24
    Danville Farmers’ Market, in collaboration with Rakestraw Books
    9:30 am to 11:00 am
    Market tour, tasting, book signing

    Wednesday, July 14
    Interview on Martha Stewart Living Radio
    Whole Living with Terri Trespicio
    7am PT / 10am ET

    Thursday, July 8
    The Tyler Florence Shop, Mill Valley
    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Conversation with Tyler Florence, treats, and book signing
    Please RSVP to 415-380-9200 or

    Saturday, June 19
    Omnivore Books on Food
    San Francisco, CA

    Friday, June 18
    The Pasta Shop / Rockridge Market Hall
    Oakland, CA

    Saturday, May 29
    Toque Blanche and Coastside Farmers’ Market
    Half Moon Bay, CA

    Saturday, May 22
    Farmers’ Market Desserts Launch Party!
    Sweet Adeline Bakeshop
    Berkeley, CA

    Saturday, May 15
    Gallery Bookshop
    Mendocino, CA

    Sunday, May 2
    Mrs. Cook’s
    Seattle, WA