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Book Group: A Taste of Paris, by David Downie

Private Home in Sebastopol Address with RSVP, Sebastopol, CA

    The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will be discussing A Taste of Paris: A History of the Parisian Love Affair with Food, by David Downie (St. Martin's Press, September 26, 2017) The Book Group meets the first Thursday of the month, 7 – 9pm in Sebastopol. It’s a convivial dinner. Please bring...

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Book Group: Foodopoly, by Wenonah Hauter

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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Book Group: What we eat when we eat alone, by Deborah Madison and Patrick McFarlin

The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will be discussing What We Eat When We Eat Alone: Stories and 100 Recipes, by Deborah Madison and Patrick McFarlin (Gibbs Smith, 2009) on Thursday, June 7, 7-9 pm. Deborah Madison writes on her website: Not all meals are shared, recipes don’t always matter, nor...

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Storytelling on Sparrow and Crow Farm

Sparrow and Crow Farm, Fulton, CA

The Slow Food Book Group is on summer break but we'd love for you to join us for a picnic and storytelling afternoon at Sparrow and Crow Farm. We'll share a meal together under Natalie's redwood trees and informally exchange stories of food, farming, and our relationship to the land. Then,...

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Book Group: In Memoriam Anthony Bourdain, 1956–2018

Private Home in Sebastopol Address with RSVP, Sebastopol, CA

For this Book Group meeting, we will commemorate Anthony Bourdain, 1956–2018, by discussing some of his writings, and a few obituaries. At our Book Group session, we will watch some of the work he did for television. Please prepare a dish using a Bourdain recipe or otherwise inspired by him. Reading suggestions (thank you...

Book Group: The New Food Activism, by Alison Alkon and‎ Julie Guthman (eds.)

Private Home in Sebastopol Address with RSVP, Sebastopol, CA

The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will be discussing The New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action, by Alison Alkon and Julie Guthman (eds.) (University of California Press, 2017). The Book Group meets the first Thursday of the month, 7 – 9pm, usually in Sebastopol. It’s a convivial dinner. Please bring...

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Book Group: something to food about, by Questlove and Ben Greenman

Private home in Healdsburg Healdsburg, CA

The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will discuss something to food about – Exploring Creativity with Innovative Chefs, by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and Ben Greenman. Foreword by Anthony Bourdain and photographed by Kyoko Hamada. The Slow Food Russian River Book Group usually meets the first Thursday of the month,...

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Book Group: Lot’s Wife: Salt and the Human Condition, by Sallie Tisdale

Private Home in Sebastopol Address with RSVP, Sebastopol, CA

The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will discuss Lot's Wife: Salt and the Human Condition, by Sallie Tisdale on May 2, 7-9pm in Sebastopol, CA. The Slow Food Russian River Book Group usually meets the first Thursday of the month, 7 – 9 pm, at a location chosen by...

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Book Group: Dark Day, Dark Night: A Marijuana Murder Mystery, by Jonah Raskin

Private Home in Rohnert Park Rohnert Park, CA

Jonah Raskin and the Slow Food Russian River Book Group will be hosting a dinner conversation about Jonah's second crime novel, Dark Day, Dark Night: A Marijuana Murder Mystery, on Thursday, September 5, 7-9pm, at his home on Petaluma Hill Road. Address with RSVP. He will talk about his food...

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Book Group: One Size Fits None, by Stephanie Anderson

Private Home in Sebastopol Address with RSVP, Sebastopol, CA

The Slow Food Russian River Book Group will discuss from One Size Fits None: A Farm Girl’s Search for the Promise of Regenerative Agriculture (2019) by Stephanie Anderson. The Book Group usually meets the first Thursday of the month, 7 – 9 pm, at a location chosen by the rotating moderators,...

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