Posted in central valley, Food, healthy lifestyle, local events, Local farms, local foods, local musicians, local organic, organic farmers, Organic Wine, San Joaquin Valley, stanislaus county, tagged central valley, Community Supported Agriculture, Events, farms, Food, local event, local events, Local farms, local foods, local organic farmers, local organic farms, Localchoices, Organic Foods, San Joaquin Valley on June 23, 2009 |
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Thanks to all that joined us at our “Womens Local Choices Night”, there were awesome local vendors, great guests, beautiful weather, tastey BBQ’ed grass fed beef , organic wines and delightful music by Rachel Rene!
*Congratulations to our gift basket winner….
Karen Sliger, who loved all her local goodies!
If you are disappointed you missed this event not to worry, there will be another in the fall….
who’s up for a relaxing dinner in the country with local foods?
We’ll keep you posted!
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Posted in agriculture, california, California festivals, central valley, Events, Food, heartland events, Heartland festival, local events, Local Farming, Local farms, local foods, local musicians, local organic, Merced County, news, organic farmers, Organic Farming, Riverdance Farms, San Joaquin Valley, sustainable farming, tagged California organic Farmers, central valley, Events, farms, Food, local events, local organic farmers, local organic farms, Localchoices, may farm events, Merced County, Organic Farming, Organic Foods, Organic Gardening, pick & gather, San Joaquin Valley, sustainable farming on May 20, 2009 |
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The Pick and Gather at Riverdance Farms
and Merced River Fair
A Farm Festival that is really On-a-Farm
May 30 – 31, 2009
12230 Livingston Cressey Road
Livingston, CA 95334
Saturday: May 30th 9 am till 5 pm
Adults: $ 10.00: Children (3 to 12): $ 5.00
Come Pick Organic Blueberries and Cherries. Listen to live music and vivid storytelling. Experience the Merced River, its fish, wildlife, plants and the stars and planets overhead. Workshops highlight home gardening, farming with nature, alternative energy, local food and how to prepare and preserve it. Take a hay ride or climb a hay mountain. Enjoy fun and educational kids’ activities and local artists’ demos and exhibitions. Food is available; mostly local, organic and healthy. Saturday night camping. Evening astronomy program, great for families or adults!
Saturday night campsites $ 10.00
Taste of the River Valley: Food and Wine Event: Sat 4 pm to 7 pm
Author Mark Arax is the featured speaker, plus live music
$ 20.00 for Day Participants: $ 25.00 at the Gate.
Laid Back Sunday: 8 am till 2 pm
Adults: $ 5.00, Children (3 to 12): $ 2.50.
More U-pick fruit, farm tours, live music. Enjoy the river.
For more info contact Cindy Lashbrook at (209) 761-0081 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org~
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Posted in agriculture, california, California festivals, environmental organizations, Events, farmers blogs, Food, foothill farmlands arts festival, Local Art Event, Local farms, local foods, local musicians, Organic Farming, sustainable farming, Wine Tasting event, tagged Add new tag, farm events, farms, foods, local event, seirrra foothills, wine on September 5, 2008 |
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September 6 ~ 13, 2008
This fabulous event by far is the coolest thing happening in the foothills of the Sierras since the gold rush days!
This community has done an outstanding job of coming together honoring their farmers, artists and history for their second annual festival. Over an eight day period with 6 venues at 6 different locations you will be introduced to beautiful farms, local artisans, ranches, foods, wines, forests and much more.
Foothill farmlands fest is not only celebrating the Mother lode community, it is affordable and GREEN….a definite “must do” to support this good time that will go solar, reduce, reuse and recycle!
Check out all the festivities on their awesome website www.farmart.org and their continually updated blog!
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It’s all about returning to community and appreciating what is in our own neighborhoods!
It was so much fun and great to see this event being supported by Motown locals! I loved cruising downtown art galleries that were open to all, some with foods and live music. Restaurants and bars were hopping with a friendly sociable vibe. Graceada Park was filled with families and locavores of all ages enjoying an evening of music at the Mancini Bowl. I was happy to run into my friends Jim Christiansen and Christine Pierson who are so dedicated in creating this enjoyable artisan affair, as they were in helping us through our “Pick & Gather” week-end. They have done a wonderful job connecting downtown and the community with local artists and musicians. The Art Walk will happen every third thursday of the month from June – December.
Check out Jims Blog for more details, come on down next month!
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