Please join bestselling author Theresa Weir for a specialJulian Apple Orchard Adventure to benefit Slow Food Urban San Diego.
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Location: Raven Hill Organic Apple Orchard, Julian, CA
*Transportation provided from trolley stop at Fashion Valley Mall, San Diego
Bus will depart promptly at 9:00am, please be sure to allow enough time to find parking.
Your adventure begins with a scenic bus ride from San Diego to Julian during which time Weir will discuss her hypnotic memoir, The Orchard, and Slow Food will educate us about the Gravenstein apple grown at Raven Hill and on Slow Food's Ark of Taste heritage foods list.
Upon arrival in Julian, you will have the opportunity to tour organic Raven Hill Apple Orchard , where you will hand-pick your own bucket of Julian apples, and learn what Slow Food Urban San Diego and Raven Hill are doing to promote healthy farms. Perhaps a tasting might even be included. Then enjoy some time on your own to shop or have lunch* in Julian before heading back to San Diego. Your $65 event ticket includes round-trip transportation, author discussion, an autographed copy of The Orchard, the Raven Hill tour, a bag of hand-picked apples, and a donation to Slow Food Urban San Diego to purchase heritage apple trees for farms, community and school gardens.