Saturday, January 5, 2008

Michael Pollan in CT!

Michael Pollan's speaking tours launching his new book In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto includes a stop in Madison CT. It's about a 60 mile drive for me and IMHO, well worth it. It's on Monday, January 7, 2008 from 4-8 PM at Station Square, 28 Durham Rd., Madison, CT.

The talk is sponsored by R.J. Julia Booksellers and is turning into the midwinter locavore event of the season. From their site:
To celebrate Michael Pollan's book launch of In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto, we have joined forces with Connecticut Grown and CitySeed to bring you fresh local breads, produce, cheeses, wine, meat, and much more. Vendors include: Two Guys Farm, Reingoat Farm, Sugar Maple Farms, Dove & Boar Farm, Palazzi Orchards, Natures Edge Farm, Guilford Foodworks, 18th Century Purity Farm, Four Mile River Farm, Chamard Vineyards, Beaver Brook Farm, Mama Manju's Salsa, Lisa Ann Skincare, Belltame Farm of Lebanon, Dinners on the Farm from River Tavern, Ashlawn Farm Coffee, Claire's Corner Copia of New Haven, Wave Hill Breads, Meadow Stone Farm, Bird Song Farm. There will be delicious tastings to sample, locally grown and baked items for purchase, and information to share. [links added]

Some of you may have heard me go on (and on) about Wave Hill Breads...their French Country bread is the best Italian bread in Fairfield County! I have been jonesin' for this stuff ever since Holbrook Farm scaled down for the winter.

Beaver Brook Farm and Beltane Farm have absolutely magnificent cheeses.

Who says nothing exciting happens in Connecticut?!

1 comment:

Renita H. said...

Meadowstone Farm was at this event -- the best goat cheeses in CT - par none, and worth a trip out to Northeastern CT to see their organic goatfarm.