James Minick Presentation March 15

The Blueberry Years coverJim Minick is an award-winning author of The Blueberry Years, a memoir about one of the mid-Atlantic’s first pick-your-own, certified-organic blueberry farms.  He will give an exclusive Slow Food Harrisburg dinner presentation at 6PM on Tuesday, March15 at Harvest Restaurant, Hershey.  Cost: $45 per person includes tax & gratuity; cash bar.  To make a reservation, call the Harvest Restaurant at 534-8800 and state that the reservation is for the Slow Food author presentation on March 15.   The deadline for reservations is March 12.

Minick has won grants and awards from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Virginia Commission for the Arts, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Appalachian Writers Association, Appalachian Heritage, Now and Then Magazine, and Radford University, where he teaches writing and literature. His work has appeared in many publications including Shenandoah, Orion, San Francisco Chronicle, Encyclopedia of Appalachia, Conversations with Wendell Berry, The Sun, Appalachian Journal, Wind, and The Roanoke Times.   His books will be available for sale and autographing.He is also the author of two books of poetry, Her Secret Song and Burning Heaven, a collection of essays, Finding a Clear Path, and he edited All There Is to Keep by Rita Riddle.  This is Slow Food Harrisburg’s third annual author presentation.

Harvest offers genuine American cuisine made from the freshest local and regional ingredients. The chef is preparing a special menu featuring an innovative selection of both classic and traditional American fare. Harvest specializes in fresh farm to table ingredients sourced locally.

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