Thursday, May 17, 2012

What's Happening at Love Apple Farms

Dominique Crenn, Atelier Crenn

 » Tomato Love // Just up the road from Manresa, Love Apple Farms is offering all kinds of activities and special events for late spring: Tomato Seedling Sale. If you haven’t started your summer garden, there is still time to get those tomatoes in the ground. Love Apple Farms’ tomato seedling sale continues through Saturday, June 30 with nearly 100 heirloom seedling varieties available for purchase. Stop by Love Apple Farms new retail space at Ivy’s Porch seven days a week to select your plants from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 a.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. on Sundays. Ivy’s Porch is located at 5311 Scotts Valley Drive in Scotts Valley.

» Creating Cocktails with Jeff Bareilles // Manresa Wine & Beverage Director Jeff Bareilles continues his seasonal cocktail classes at Love Apple Farms on Tuesday, June 5. Join him as he introduces his top spirits for spring and summer and shows you how to turn them in to refreshing cocktails. The hands-on class includes demonstration, tasting, recipes and more. Space is limited. To reserve, please visit the Love Apple Farms website.

» Love Apple Farms Welcomes Chef Dominique Crenn on June 24 // On Sunday, June 24, Love Apple Farms welcomes Dominique Crenn from San Francisco’s Michelin star rated Atelier Crenn for its second “Iconic Chefs Dinner.” From her beginnings in Versailles, France, to the title of Esquire Magazine’s 2008 “Chef of the Year,” combined with her win on Food Network’s “Iron Chef America,” Crenn has built a legitimate and solid reputation both nationally and internationally for her artisanal, sustainable and seasonal cuisine. Love Apple Farms is thrilled to welcome her on Sunday, June 24.  Advanced reservations and more information can be found at the Love Apple Farms website.