Each year, Slow Food St. Louis awards micro-grants to local farmers who are doing great things for the St. Louis food scene—whether it’s supplying local chefs with fresh produce, selling their goods at community farmers’ markets or offering Community Supported Agriculture programs. The focus of the grant program is to help farmers diversify their crops and develop a niche for themselves by growing heirloom vegetables or raising heritage livestock. The program has distributed nearly $20,000 over the past three years, supporting more than 200 heirloom crops and heritage breed animals.
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Art of Food 2015
Slow Food St. Louis is pleased to announce that our 10th annual farm-food-libation celebration, Art of Food, will feature 18 chefs and 17 beverage artisans and locally sourced ingredients- Saturday, November 7th, from 6 to 10 pm, at The Luminary (2701 Cherokee St, 63118). Get your tickets!
SloWed: Taste the Waste 10/14
October 14 – ‘Taste the Waste’ Screening Join Slow Food St. Louis for a screening of the film ‘Taste the Waste’ at 7:30 p.m. prodej ready made in the Crown Room of Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest Ave.in Maplewood. Doors open at 7 p.m. With less waste, we could feed twice as many people. This film […]