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Juicing Apples to Save the Gravenstein

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Here’s a great idea from the Slow Food Russian River convivium to promote Sonoma County apples. From August until November, anyone can make use of a hand cranked commercial apple press to make delicious apple juice. Our 5-minute video explains the details.


Written by Paul Berg

July 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Slow Food saves the Gravenstein Apple

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In collaboration with the Russian River chapter of Slow Food and Sonoma county libraries, we explore a simple, clever program to raise awareness of a unique local treasure. In August, at the height of the Gravenstein apple season, free apples are given to library patrons, raising awareness of their taste and seasonal nature.

Written by Paul Berg

February 17, 2012 at 9:53 pm