Update on Biodynamic Farming Event – time is from 6 to 9 p.m. on July 8

On Thursday, July 8, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Farms of Amador will

-Demystifying Biodynamic Farming-

Come learn what Biodynamic Farming is and how it is applied in the

-a dinner and educational event to be held at the Amador Flower Farm –
22001 Shenandoah School Rd. Plymouth, CA 95669.
For directions visit www.amadorflowerfarm.com/directions.htm

Cost for this event will be $20/person or $10 for Farms of Amador
members. Farms of Amador is asking members to bring a side dish or
desert to share. Farms of Amador will supply the main course and wine.

A very limited number of tickets will be available at the door so please
put your check in the mail now to reserve your seat at this event.

Send payment to:
Farms of Amador
12200-B Airport Rd.
Jackson, CA 95642

Cost for dinner and presentation is $10 for FOA members and $20 for
non-members. Remember that it is only $20 a year to join Farms of
Amador and the benefits include much more than discount admission to
this event. Farms of Amador is a non-profit agricultural education and
marketing organization accepts members from all areas and walks of life.

The speaker at the July 8 event will be Dave Bos, Vineyard Manager at
Grgich Hills’ Estate.

Dave learned grape growing and winemaking in the demanding climate of
Michigan, where he was cellar master for a local winery. Looking to
expand his knowledge, he moved to what he considered the heart of the
American wine industry, California’s Napa Valley.

Searching for a winery that practiced the kind of natural winegrowing
that he wanted to learn, Dave joined Grgich Hills Estate in spring 2005.
Starting as vineyard assistant to Ivo Jeramaz, Vice President of
Vineyards and Production, Dave learned from Ivo and also completed
viticulture and enology classes at University of California, Davis, Napa
Valley College and studied at the Josephine Porter Institute for Applied
Biodynamics and with Dennis Klocek at the Rudolf Steiner College in
Sacramento, California. Today, he is Vineyard Manager, responsible for
all of Grgich Hills’ 366 acres of certified organic and Biodynamic

For more information on this event or on joining Farms of Amador visit
or contact Sean Kriletich at skriletich (209) 223-6837

Special thanks to the Amador Flower Farm for sponsoring this event!

Sean Kriletich
UCCE Program Representative
(209) 223-6837 or (209) 402-7801

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