St. Louis’ food future beckons with delicious variety because of investments being made this year in Missouri and Illinois farmers through Slow Food St. Louis’ biodiversity grants.
Slow Food St. Louis offers grant money to further support biodiversity in the St. Louis (and surrounding area) food system. We are now accepting grant applications for the 2015 growing season.
Slow Food St. Louis Small Farm Biodiversity Micro Grant Program has been supporting the preservation of biodiversity in the St. Louis (and surrounding area) food system since 2009. To date they have awarded $50,000 to small scale, local farmers, supporting more than 200 heirloom varieties and heritage breeds.
Wednesday, September 11 – Join us for Farming and Fracking, a discussion of the importance of small rural farmers, what they do for our communities and how hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is endangering this niche in rural communities.
Weidner Farm celebrates its fifth season of farming and beekeeping, thanks to Mary Ellen Raymond. From mortgage banker to farmer, agriculture and beekeeping are part of Mary Ellen’s heritage.
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 […]