Festival of Family Farms
Festival of Family Farms
Sunday, September 24, 2006

Please join California Women for Agriculture with your family and friends for
an afternoon of great locally grown food, amazing entertainment and the
chance to bring our community together.  Central Valley farmers, ranchers and
restaurateurs will be on hand to offer their delicious food while placing a face
and name on our food supply.  The cost of admission for this day of food,
music and education is $50.00 and proceeds benefit Merced CWA's
education programs.  

Date:  Sunday, September 24, 2006
Time:  12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
Location:  Beautiful Paisano Park in Livingston, California
Directions to the Park

Purchase your tickets securely online today and tickets will be mailed to the
address provided until September 17.  Tickets purchased after Sept 17 will be
held at will call at the event.  

                             You may also pay by check to:
                              Merced CWA
                              PO Box 217
                              Planada, CA  95365

Please note:  This is a fund raiser and refunds are not available.
We sincerely appreciate your contributions.

CWA is a not-for-profit organization.  Check with your accountant regarding
deductions.
A sampling of the past participants:
California Apple Commission                                
Ace Tomato and Apple
Jensen Family, Manteca

Apricots
Chocolate Covered Dried Apriotes
Serrano Farms, LeGrand

Avacados
Calavo, Bob Goleckler

Bar-b-que Tri-tip
Merced-Mariposa Cattleman's Association
DeWess Family and Friends

Breads
Word of Mouth Bakery & CAttering, David Bradford, Modesto
Cory and MaryKay Haas, Pizza Factory, LeGrand

Butter
California Dairies, Inc.
Macedo Dairy, Merced

Catfish
Stillman Family, Planada

Cheese
Joseph Gallo Cheese, Livingston
Hilmar Cheese Company, Hilmar
Pedrozo Northern Gold Cheese, Tim and Jill Pedrozo, Orland

Chestnuts
Owl Creek Ranch, Lucienne Grunder, Waterford

Cherries
Cherry Commission
Brian Diciano, Oakdale
Cherry Cakes, Ladies of LeGrand

Chicken
Rob Glasgo, Foster Farms, Livingston
Chicken Colorado, Dante Rogina

Corn
California Corn Growers La Tapatia, Chowchilla

Figs
Oasis Food, Inc.  Eric and Lorraine Bocks

Flowers
Robert Ruggeri, Sliver  Terrace, San Francisco

Garlic
Garlic Commission, El Centro
Max Crowley, Coalinga

Grapes
California Grape Commission

Ice Cream
Foster Farms Dairy, Turlock

Lamb Kabobs
Favier and Pellissier Families, Merced

Melon
Melon wrapped with Proscuitto
Palazzo Family, Los Banos

Nuts
Louie and Karen Bandoni Family, Merced
Almond Roca, Kelly and Shirley Bauer
John Murphy, Alpine Nuts and Bolt
Almonds, Fisher Nut Company, Modesto

Oranges
Walt Varellas, Sunkist

Peas
Pea Soup Anderson, Santa Nella

Peaches
Peach Salsa
Mitch and Sharron Thornton, Merced

Peppers
Prime Time International, Coachella

Pistachios
Robson Family, Buchanan Hollow Nut Co, Le Grand

Pork
Ribs, Hank and Jan Kelsey, LeGrand

Portuguese Beans
Scoto Family, Merced

Radicchio
DeAngelo Restaurant & Joe Marchini Family, Le Grand

Raisins
Raisin Spread, Raisin Wives of California

Rice
Fried Rice, Thai Restaurant, Merced
Rice Salad, Painter Family, Merced

Salads
Chapman Family, LeGrand
Jeff and Stephanie Marchini Family, LeGrand
Earth Bound Farms

Salmon
California Salmon Commission

Strawberries
Giant Berry, Bill Moncavich Family, Wattsonville
Strawberry Pizzas, Ladies of LeGrand

Tomatoes
Farfalle Pasta, David Fausone and Maria Giampaoli
Giampaoli Family, Live Oak Farms, LeGrand
Rogina and Ramirez Families, Merced
Tomato Kabobs, California Tomato Comission

Tortillas
The Ward Burroughs Family and Alvarez and Castro
Vista Livestock Co, Merced

Tree Fruit
Shaskey Farms, LeGrand

Turkey
Fajitas, Mark and Kelly Bauer, Snelling

Wine Tasting
E and J Gallo Winery, Modesto