Bastille Day Feast

Saturday July 12th, 2014 from 11:30am-3:00pm

We are excited about our third annual Winters Farm to School fundraiser held on Saturday, July 12th at the historic Wolfskill Ranch. All the proceeds will help boost the purchase of fresh, local produce, fruit and nuts for our school food programs. It’s a win-win for our children’s health and for local agriculture!

Would you be willing to help us spread the word by sending the following e-blast to your email membership listserv? Please feel free to use the message below:

We (name of organization), wanted to let you know about the upcoming Winters Farm to School Bastille Day Fundraiser that will be held at the historic Wolfskill Ranch on Saturday, July 12th. All the proceeds from this special day will help purchase fresh, local produce, fruits and nuts for the school food programs in Winters. It’s good for the kids and for local agriculture too!

Tickets can be purchased via Brown Paper Tickets at the following link: Day Feast


Young Farmers, Young Chefs Slow Food Yolo Farm Tour

Farm Tour & Luncheon

Sunday,May 18th
10am-3pm, all food provided

Ticket Price: $32 Adults, Children under 12 free
Call to Purchase Tickets: (530) 304-4218

Please join Slow Food Yolo on a one of a kind farm tour up the beautiful Capay Valley to visit a selection of young farmers at the beginning of their farm careers. The tour will begin with all visitors meeting at the first destination: Pasture 42. Tour will then move on to Leap Frog Farm, and finish with a late lunch at Skyelark Ranch. Guests are strongly encouraged to wear flat closed toed shoes, and appropriate clothing for walking around and engaging on a farm. Bathroom facilities provided at all locations. Guests are responsible for bringing their own dishware and utensils- picnic style. Guests are also invited to bring their own wine or other drinks to enjoy during lunch if they so desire. All food will be provided on the tour.

Tickets: (530) 304-4218

Chef Justin Severson will be catering the luncheon with ingredients drawn from each farm. Justin is currently the executive chef at Road Trip Bar & Grill in Capay. He is the 5 time winner of the “Top Tomato Chef Competition” at the Woodland Tomato Festival and went on to represent Yolo County at the Sacramento Farm to Fork Festival in 2013. Chef Justin has long been committed to sourcing beautiful ingredients from local farms. Lunch promises to be delightful and delicious!


Slow Wine Tasting at Hoes Down

Join Slow Food Yolo for a Slow Wine Tasting at Hoes Down next weekend. Drink Yolo Wines and Support Yolo County Agriculture!

Saturday, October 5
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
at Full Belly Farm in Guinda (45 minutes NW of Davis)








Join Slow Food Yolo for a cocktail hour celebrating Yolo County wines and agriculture. Appetizers made with Capay Valley produce will be prepared by Davis Joint Unified School District Student Nutrition Services staff. Many local wineries will be pouring their wines, and YoloArts will be painting and displaying art.

Proceeds from this event will benefit agricultural education in Yolo County. The Slow Food Yolo mission is to promote and educate the community on local food that is good, clean and fair.

Tickets are $10 in advance through Joyce Hardi, Slow Food Yolo co-chair ( or 530-304-4218) or $15 at the door. Ticket price is in addition to the regular admission charge to get into the Hoes Down event. For more information on Hoes Down visit

Appetizer Menu:

Roasted Butternut Squash and Prosciutto on Crostini

Local Yolo County Capay Farms Butternut Squash roasted and pureed garnished with imported Italian Prosciutto, and served on a toasted Local Napa Valley Sciambra Passini French Bakery baguette.


Local Gillham Farm Fresh Eggs with Organic Capay Farms Spinach and Gypsy Peppers, Full Belly Farms Yellow Onions, Pecorino Romano, and Parmesan Cheese.


Harvesting Produce at Park Winters

Slow Food Yolo’s new co-leaders Joyce Hardi and Dorothy Peterson recently spent some time harvesting produce at Park Winters. Here are a few pictures of the picking!

Dorothy and Joyce

Dorothy harvesting a cucumber.

Joyce harvesting tomatoes.

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