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Apple Press at the Sebastopol Farmers Market

August 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Apple Press at the Sebastopol Farmers Market

The Apple Press is coming to the Sebastopol Farmers Market

Slow Food Russian River will bring the Apple Press at the Sebastopol Farmers Market and serve free samples of Gravenstein Apple juice. Yea!

We invite you to taste freshly pressed, luscious apple juice. Drop by and say hi!

Sebastopol Farmers Market’s Honor the Gravenstein Apple Celebration

Dominique Cortara

Dominique Cortara of Dominique's Sweets with her famous Gravenstein Apple PiesSlow Food Russian River’s own Dominique Cortara will be making her famous Gravenstein Apple Pies for this Sunday’s Market.   

Have a piece and if you want to take home an entire pie for yourself you can order one by emailing dominique@dominiquesweets.com.

Dominique is the owner of Dominique’s Sweets. She says that her mission is to provide an out of this world experience to her customers when they bite into beautiful, affordable and wholesome products, made by hand and from local ingredients.

Dominique’s Sweets supports our community, our local farmers and our local producers so we can become economically independent as we follow our dreams. Her apple pies fit our Apple Press at the Sebastopol Farmers Market beautifully.

Don’t miss Paula Downing’s interview with Dominique. Paula is the semi-retired market manager at the Sebastopol Farmers Market. We recommend you like the market on Facebook.

*Why do we call her “our own”? As a local chef with deep roots in the farming community, Dominique is super supportive of the Slow Food vision. She has been on the Board of Slow Food Russian River and lent her cooking genius to numerous events of Slow Food Russian River, such as the two strawberry events, Strawberry Feast Forever and Strawberry Feasts at Glen Oak Ranch.

Michele Anna Jordan

Anna Jordan will be cooking with Gravenstein'sMichele Anna Jordan is our guest chef. Taste something delectable made from our beloved Gravensteins.

We love Michele. She is a wealth of knowledge about cooking which she shares generously. Come and enjoy this day of food pleasure.

Michele is a writer, a chef, and a radio personality. She has written more than twenty books and contributed to more than a dozen others, including anthologies, collections, and colleagues’ books.

Michele’s radio show is Mouthful – Smart Talk About Food, Wine & Farming in the North Bay and Beyond – KRCB 90.9 & 91.1 FM

Mouthful launched on November 2, 1995, as a one-hour talk show on KRCB FM, then in its infancy. The program is now in its 21st year and has received four James Beard Nominations for Electronic Journalism.

Cyrelle McDonald

Cyrelle McDonald will teach your kids how to make something very good with applesKids LOVE Cyrelle McDonald.  She will teach your kids how to make something very good with apples.   This is a free class.

Cyrelle is the owner of Wholesome Creations. A graduate from Bauman Holistic Nutrition & Natural Chef College, she has been a Personal Chef for over 5 years. It is her passion to provide adults and children with healthy ways to eat and prepare foods.

For the kids

In addition, there is balloon twisting, face painting, a petting zoo and pony rides galore.

Apple Raffle in honor of the Apple Press at the Sebastopol Farmers Market

You can also enter to win special prizes donated by vendors at the market, such as lunch with Green Grocer. Also, tomatoes from The Patch from Sonoma,operated by Lazaro Calderon, and peaches from Twin Peaks Orchards.



August 7, 2016
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Slow Food Russian River Apple Core