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Sebastopol Community Apple Press Kick-Off Party
August 4, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Let’s Have a Apple Press Kick-Off Party, You Apple Press Lovers!
Join people of the City of Sebastopol, of the Western Sonoma County Historical Society, members of the Press Corps, Slow Food folks and other Apple Lovers for a festive opening of the 2016 Slow Food Russian River Apple Pressing Season. It’s the Sebastopol Community Apple Press Kick-Off Party!
Email us at SFRR Volunteerism <firstname.lastname@example.org> to get an invitation.
When: Thursday, August 4th from 5-7pm.
Where: Luther Burbank Experiment Farm in Sebastopol. The Farm is accessed by car through its neighbor, Burbank Heights & Orchards at 7777 Bodega Ave.
Why: To celebrate the opening of the free Community Apple Press.
How: Light food and beverages (including some delicious local hard cider) will be served. We welcome your donation of appetizers or desserts to share but most important is your presence, so please join us!
The Community Apple Press at the Luther Burbank Experiment Farm will run on Saturdays and Sundays of most weekends from 9am to 3pm till the end of October.
To reserve the CAPs to press your apples with the help of Slow Food volunteers sign up at http://www.slowfoodrr.org/applepress/
To volunteer go to http://www.slowfoodrr.org/volunteering-join-apple-core/
Our “Apple Core” team operates Community Apple Press every season from August through October at the Farm.
Residents and visitors can bring apples and make juice using our press for free.
Based on a thorough Google search, this is the only community apple press in the United States! Sebastopol is a special place and we think the CAP makes it even more special.
We wouldn’t be able to have the CAP and its unique location at Luther Burbank Farm without the support of the City of Sebastopol and the Historical Society, so this party allows us to express our appreciation.
The apple press will be operating during the party, so feel free to bring your backyard or locally purchased apples and make your own juice!
Of course, our beloved Gravenstein makes the very best juice, but any fresh apples will work. Bring plastic containers with lids to take the juice home with you or enjoy sharing it at the party.
Parking at the Farm at 7777 Bodega Avenue is limited but there is ample parking a short walk away at St. Stephens on Robinson Road.