The Davis Village Feast Online Auction is now live and runs until 6 p.m. PST on Saturday, October 9. The auction features loads of food-related items, including a week-long stay in the 18 by local cookbook author Georgeanne Brennane farmhouse of the century in Provence; a picnic for six prepared by local chef Jonathan Moon; and a dinner for eight in a private Carmichael garden, hosted by Simply Recipes founder Elise Bauer. Items sold at auction, many of which are donated by chefs, restaurants and wineries, range from food-related gift baskets to dining experiences such as farm tours, private wine and coffee tastings, a marmalade preparation courses and riding lessons.
To participate in the auction, register here and register your credit card. The auction is a fundraiser for Davis Farm to School, which offers educational programs for schools, and the Sacramento chapter of the Dames d’Escoffier, which provides scholarships to women pursuing careers in the food industries. and the hotel industry.
The village festival is an annual lunch that is usually held at a long communal table in Davis Central Park in the style of a large French aioli. Due to the pandemic, the event is going virtual for the second year in a row. You can participate virtually for free by registering here. Participants are encouraged to organize their own village feast with friends in their backyard or driveway. Local businesses including Bella Bru, Hawks and Kitchen428 offer French Provencal dishes ready to eat to order and pick up.
For more information, visit Website of the Village Festival.