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 (joyhardi@pacbell.net 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 www.hoesdown.org

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.

Frittata

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

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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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