Slow Food at Tehama Fair, Cottonwood & Elsewhere


What: Slow Food Shasta Cascade at this year’s Tehama District Fair — 4 days of tasty food fun, Thursday through Sunday! (Scroll down for separate gatherings in Cottonwood, Redding and Shingletown.)

At 6 p.m. Thursday: Gazpacho Demonstration & sampling in the Fairground’s Cafeteria by Greg McChristian, Executive Chef of the Gaia Hotel, Restaurant & Spa ( FREE (fair entry required)
At 6:30 Thursday: Gazpacho Meal & Olive Oil tasting in the Wine garden. Ages 21 and up, in the wine garden – limited seating. Cost: $10 (fair entry required). Join us for the perfect summer meal! We’ll start with some Olive Oil education. Dewey Lucero maker of Lucero Olive Oil will taste us through a sampling of this area’s finest.

Chef Greg will continue his preparations for our wine garden meal:

Gazpacho – Rustic style – garden fresh – and yummy!
Summer Salad – fresh greens and garden vegetables de jour
Fresh Milled Bread – a variety of freshly baked from Red Bluff’s own Rosser’s Bakery.
Dessert – YES! but we haven’t decided! Too many scrumptious summer fruit and bakery choices! I want it all!

Matson Winery and Alpen Cellars will be there to add the perfect compliment to our meal.

Also – No host wine bar.
Tickets available at Discover Earth, 641 Main Street, Red Bluff, 529-3856, and online at Brown Paper Tickets 

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 24-26):
FREE (fair entry required) cooking demo’s & sampling @ 2:00, 4:00, 6:00, & 8:00pm
Local food Market Place – Wine Garden
For more details, visit our website 

And more Slow Food events elsewhere in the northstate:

Wednesday, Sept 22 – Cottonwood. Bring a sandwich and try some milk from the dairy on Wednesday, September 22, at 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Watch dairyman Marc Duivenvoorden finish his milking routine, learn about the life of a cow and then take a stroll around the dairy. RSVP to Gail at Dr. Pratt’s office at 244-7873.
Tuesday, Sept. 28 – Shingletown. Mountain Growers Potluck, 4:30, BYO place setting. call Cris for info @ 474-3382 see website for directions:

-from Slow Food Shasta Cascade press release

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-from press release