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California Department of Food and Agriculture
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CELEBRITY CHEF GUY FIERI ON AG DAY 2008 - “IT’S OFF THE HOOK”
CDFA
Release #08-022
Food Network’s television star Guy Fieri joins Secretary A.G. Kawamura, California’s Women for Agriculture and Buy California in celebrating Ag Day at the State Capitol
WHAT: A smorgasbord of activities, agricultural innovations and great California grown products. Ag Day will showcase California agriculture in a variety of ways – from Chef Guy Fieri’s “Cooking with your Kids” event to hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and solar ovens heating up some great sweet potato fries. The California Department of Food and Agriculture in collaboration with California’s Women for Agriculture create this event to remind the agricultural industry, state legislators and the public that “Decisions Today will be Impacting Tomorrow”, the theme of Ag Day 2008.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 25, 2008, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHO: CDFA Secretary A.G. Kawamura CWA
President Diana Westmoreland Pedrozo
Senator Abel Maldonado, Chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture
Assembly Member Nicole Parra, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Agriculture
Assembly Member Doug La Malfa, Vice-Chair of the Assembly Committee on Agriculture
Assembly Member Tom Berryhill
Assembly Member Dave Jones
Special Guest Chef Guy Fieri, Food Network
Musical Guest the California Cowboys

WHERE: California State Capitol, west steps

WHY: This festive event is designed to give California’s agriculture community a day of recognition and appreciation by bringing together state legislators, government leaders and the public.
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