As autumn approaches, I want to tell you all about some exciting events we’re participating in this season. These events are incredibly important to us because of the community involvement. We are very connected to our surrounding communities and the impact we all have on one another. Please come out and show your support for local small businesses and have a lot of fun sampling delicious food and beverages!
Soil Born Farms: I will be at the Autumn Equinox Celebration which will take place on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 4:30-8:30pm. I will be sampling our cheeses along with some of the Sacramento Valley’s most delectable foods. Get your tickets today for a fun-filled evening with a walk through the beautiful garden, live music and local food and wine. There will also be well-known chefs preparing tasty dishes for you to devour!
Tickets: $60 per person. Please order your tickets in advance from SBF online or by calling (916) 363-9685 or purchase them at the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op customer service desk. Tickets will not be available at the door. Space is limited, order today!
Event Location: 3000 Hurley Way, Sacramento
Please park in the Thomas Edison Elementary School parking lot at 2950 Hurley Way.
SF Cheese Fest: This exciting event’s motto is Eat Cheese/Drink Beer…does it get any better than that? Taking place from Sept. 18-20, the Cheese Fest is a three-day extravaganza filled with plenty of fun for cheese lovers, beer enthusiasts and craft food fans! Tom will be attending the Cheese Fest on the Saturday and Sunday of the event. He will be sampling our cheese and a chef will also be doing pairings with our cheeses. The festival will host a series of gatherings that highlight the art of cheese making.
Friday: Hoppy Hour – Friday, Sept 18, 5-7pm ($40) Smokestack at Magnolia Brewery, bring your friends to this get together that includes curated beer and cheese pairings.
Saturday: Cheesemaker Celebration – Saturday, Sept 19, 7- 10pm, Dogpatch WineWorks (VIP $125, General Admission $75) , the main event of the weekend includes people from all aspects of the cheese world (cheesemongers, goat, cow and sheep breeders, etc.) and will give you the opportunity to eat your way through the best of Californian cheeses while discovering interesting facts from knowledgeable cheese insiders.
Sunday: Tour Du Fromage – Sunday, Sept 20, 12:30-5pm, meet at McLaren Lodge in Golden Gate Park (near Stanyan) ($25) , a one-of-a-kind experience where you’ll enjoy riding a bike to different cheese shops to try selections from cheesemongers and hear all about their favorite cheeses and pairings. For more information, click here
Sierra Oro Farm Trail: The Farm Trail is truly something special. An abundance of local producers deliver a culinary adventure sure to delight your Columbus Day Weekend (Oct 10-11). Butte County is home to some amazing products and this trail tour exhibits some of its best. We’ll be the only dairy and cheese producer on the trail. Be sure and check out our next blog post which will include all our family has planned for such a fun weekend.
Last but not least, we are very proud of our nomination for this year’s Martha Stewart’s American Made. This is a program that showcases producers and artisans who take care to involve their community and local environment, procure precious ingredients and provide unique products made with love. Each year, Martha Stewart Living recognizes the people and companies in America who are making decisions that respect their environment and customers. We feel so honored to be among a group of likeminded business owners. I know it is hard to ignore all of the Presidential election coverage in the media. So when you need a break from all the candidates have to say, make sure to vote for the most important contest this election season. The voting begins at 9:00 AM ET on September 21, 2015 and ends at 11:59 on October 19, 2015. If you feel passionately about our products and what we do, we would greatly appreciate your vote for us in this contest! We truly believe that our 100 percent grass-fed, raw milk cheese is not only a true California original, but an American original as well and we’d love to have your support on this adventure!
As always we value your opinion and your loyalty and hope to see you out at some or all of these events; and remember to be on the lookout for our next blog post which will include details on more upcoming events.
Take good care,