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May 2017

Piccolo: Insatiable: Tales From a Life of Delicious Excess, by Gael Greene, Four

May 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Acre Coffee @ Montgomery Village Shopping Center, Montgomery Village Shopping Center, 2365 Midway Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95405 United States
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Piccolo: Insatiable: Tales From a Life of Delicious Excess, by Gael Greene, One

For this Piccolo we’re reading Insatiable: Tales From a Life of Delicious Excess, by Gael Greene, Acknowledgements, Chapters 33-41, (pp. 202-281). Chapter 33 starts: “Once upon a time in the dim dawn of oral history, there was no Williams-Sonoma international bazaar of kitchen and tableware in every mall, no De Gustibus famous…

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Piccolo: Insatiable: Tales From a Life of Delicious Excess, by Gael Greene, Five and Last

May 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Acre Coffee @ Montgomery Village Shopping Center, Montgomery Village Shopping Center, 2365 Midway Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95405 United States
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Piccolo: Insatiable: Tales From a Life of Delicious Excess, by Gael Greene, One

For this Piccolo we’re reading Insatiable: Tales From a Life of Delicious Excess, by Gael Greene, Acknowledgements, Chapters 42-51, (pp. 282-357). Chapter 51 ends: “I can't wait to taste the food of the third generation of great American chefs. I can't wait to see what madness young rebels are cooking up in…

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June 2017

Book Group: Inside the California Food Revolution: Thirty Years That Changed Our Culinary Consciousness, by Joyce Goldstein

June 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private Home in Sebastopol, Address with RSVP
Sebastopol, CA 95472 United States
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Book Group reads _Inside the California Food Revolution: Thirty Years That Changed Our Culinary Consciousness_, by Joyce Goldstein

The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will be discussing Inside the California Food Revolution: Thirty Years That Changed Our Culinary Consciousness (Univerity of California Press, 2013), by Joyce Goldstein, with Dore Brown. After we read this book we can participate in any conversation about regional food history! About Joyce Golstein:…

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September 2017

Book Group: Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food, Farming, and Our Future, by Martha Hodgkins (ed.)

September 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private Home in Sebastopol, Address with RSVP
Sebastopol, CA 95472 United States
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"Letters to a Young Farmer": On Food, Farming, and Our Future, by Martha Hodgkins

The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will be discussing Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food, Farming, and Our Future, (Princeton Architectural Press, 2017), edited by Martha Hodgkins for the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture. About Martha Hodgkins and the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture: The Stone Barns…

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October 2017

Book Group: The Perfect Egg and Other Secrets, by Aldo Buzzi

October 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private Home in Sebastopol, Address with RSVP
Sebastopol, CA 95472 United States
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The Perfect Egg and Other Secrets, by Aldo Buzzi

The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will be discussing The Perfect Egg and Other Secrets (Bloomsbury, 2004), by Aldo Buzzi. Illustrations by Saul Steinberg. Translated from the Italian by Guido Waldman from L'uovo alla kok: ricette, curiosita (Adelphi, 1979). About Aldo Buzzi: Aldo Buzzi (10 August 1910 – 9 October 2009) was…

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November 2017

Book Group: Land Justice: Re-imagining Land, Food, and the Commons, with Caitlin Hachmyer

November 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private Home in Sebastopol, Address with RSVP
Sebastopol, CA 95472 United States
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Land Justice with Caiti Hachmyer

The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will be discussing Land Justice: Re-imagining Land, Food, and the Commons, edited by Justine M. Williams and Eric Holt-Giménez (Food First Books/Institute for Food and Development Policy, 2017). We welcome contributor Caiti Hachmyer, food movement activist and farmer at Red H Farm in Sebastopol, CA to…

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December 2017

Book Group: Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook, by Alice Waters

December 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook, by Alice Waters

The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will be discussing Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook, by Alice Waters, with Cristina Mueller & Bob Carrau. (Clarkson Potter, 2017) About Alice Waters Alice Waters was born on April, 28, 1944, in Chatham, New Jersey. She graduated from the University of California…

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February 2018

Book Group: What She Ate, by Laura Shapiro

February 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private Home in Sebastopol, Address with RSVP
Sebastopol, CA 95472 United States
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What She Ate, by Laura Shapiro

The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will be discussing What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories (Viking, 2017), by Laura Shapiro. The Book Group meets the first Thursday of the month, 7 – 9pm in Sebastopol. It’s a convivial dinner. Please bring a dish for four…

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April 2018

Book Group: Hippie Food, by Jonathan Kauffman

April 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private Home in Rohnert Park Rohnert Park, CA United States + Google Map
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Hippie Food- How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat, by Jonathan Kauffman

The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will be discussing Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat, by Jonathan Kauffman (William Morrow, 2018) on Thursday, April 5, 7-9 pm. The Book Group meets the first Thursday of the month, 7 – 9pm, usually in Sebastopol, but…

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May 2018

Book Group: Foodopoly, by Wenonah Hauter

May 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Foodopoly

The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will be discussing Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America, by Wenonah Hauter (William Morrow, 2018) on Thursday, May 3, 7-9 pm. The Book Group meets the first Thursday of the month, 7 – 9pm, usually in Sebastopol.…

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