When: Sat., Oct. 9, 4 p.m. 2010
Set in the high desert of the Sierra Nevada, DeepSpringsCollege is an organic farm, cattle ranch, and one of the nation's most selective two-year schools for undergraduates. Tom Hudgens cooked in its kitchens and those of Chez Panisse. At Mrs. Dalloway's (2904 College Ave., Berkeley) on Saturday, Oct. 9, Hudgens discusses his book The Commonsense Kitchen: 500 Recipes and Lessons for a Hand-Crafted Life. 4 p.m., free.