Eco-artist Laura Parker blurs the boundaries between art and cuisine with an irresistible installation called Taste of Place, which makes a strong case for the unique terroir of a region as a mineral flavor. And to prove her point, her installation offers nothing less than a soil tasting at the January 10, 5pm reception. I’m not kidding when I say that you’ve gotta be there. Sesnon Gallery, Porter College, UCSC. Also check out Parker’s website –