Slow Food Japan Leader to Sign Books at Avid Reader

Save the Date!

On October 2, 2012, longtime Slow Food Japan leader Nancy Singleton Hachisu will be at the Avid Reader in Davis, signing her stunning and heartwarming book, Japanese Farm Food. It tells the story of a California’s girls marriage to a Japanese farmer, the way of life on the farm, a mix of  traditional and contemporary, and is full of the simple, seasonal recipes she has developed over her years on the farm.

Nancy was in San Francisco several years ago, attending Slow Food Nation, and came to Davis on a ‘field trip’ that Slow Food Yolo Co-leaders Ann Evans and Georgeanne Brennan organized as part of Slow Food Nation. It would be lovely to give her a warm welcome back and help her celebrate her book, which is highly praised by Alice Waters and has a forward written by Patricia Wells.”

For more information, contact the Avid Reader in Davis at (530) 758-4040. Also visit:


Slow Wine Tasting at Hoes Down

Join Slow Food Yolo on October 6th for a cocktail hour celebrating Yolo County wines and Farm to School programs in the county. Appetizers made with Capay Valley produce will be prepared and served by Winters High School Culinary Program participants under the leadership of teacher and mentor Chris Novello. More than ten local wineries will be pouring their wines.

Proceeds of this event benefit Winters High Culinary Program and Winters Farm to School, specifically to get more local, fresh fruits and vegetables into school lunch.

Slow Wine Tasting: Drink Yolo Wines and Support Great Food in Schools
Saturday, October 6th
At Full Belly Farm in Guinda (45 minutes NW of Davis)

Tickets: $10 in advance on Event Brite ( or $15 at the door (on top of the admission charge to get into the Hoes Down).

For more information on Hoes Down, visit


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