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Sustainable Backyard Tour Seeks Yard Hosts

The Sustainable Backyard Tour, held each year in June, is a unique opportunity to see firsthand how homeowners in St. Louis City and County are transforming their yards in a range of environmentally sensitive ways.

[ More ] March 10th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Announcement, Event, Featured |

Sign Up Time for Your 2014 CSA

So you want to join a CSA? We are now so very fortunate to have lots of options for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in and around the St. Louis area.

[ More ] February 25th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in Announcement, Farmers, Featured |

Drop. Swap. Grow. Seed Swap March 1

The event is FREE (suggested $3 donation at the door), but you must register in advance to participate. Bring seeds to share, any amount is fine by us. Please, no expired seeds! Seeds may be store-bought or harvested from your garden.

[ More ] February 25th, 2014 | 2 Comments | Posted in Announcement, Event, Featured |

Microgrant Applications Online!

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.

[ More ] December 27th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Announcement, Farmers, Featured |

Food On Film: Genetic Roulette

Monday, October 28 - You won’t look at food the same way again. Genetic Roulette exposes the dirt behind Big-Biotech’s big failed experiment. Never before seen evidence points to genetically engineered foods as a major contributor to rising disease rates in the US population.

[ More ] October 7th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Announcement, Event, Featured, Films |

SLOWednesday – SLU Nutrition & Dietetics

Wednesday, October 9 - Saint Louis University Department of Nutrition and Dietetics will join us to highlight their efforts to support local farmers through food processing for local schools and the newly established shared use kitchen.

[ More ] September 24th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in calendar, Event, Farmers' Market, Featured |

Food On Film: Food Stamped

Monday, September 23 - Food Stamped is a documentary film following a couple as they attempt to eat a healthy, well-balanced diet on a food stamp budget.

[ More ] September 16th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in calendar, Event, Featured, Films |

SLOWednesday – Farming and Fracking

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.

[ More ] August 28th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Event, Farmers, Farmers' Market, Featured |
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