The Slow Spotlight is a series of regular blog posts exploring the story of our food. The series reports on local farms, “slow” food products/businesses, and the preservation (or creation) of food traditions with occasional coverage of relevant organizations, issues, and events.
Art of Food was a great success again this year. We had a sold out event with a very lively crowd. The success of this event both helps Slow Food St. Louis to continue our programming and support of local farmers.
Waste Land follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world’s largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro.
Each month a different farmer from the Schlafly Farmers Market will speak about their farm, giving you the opportunity to get to know your food and its origins. On October 10, we will feature two farms from Illinois that have community-supported agriculture subscriptions (CSAs) available for the 2013 season.
Cafeteria Man is the true story of rebel chef Tony Geraci and his mission to radically reform Baltimore’s public school food system with a recipe for change. It’s about the aspiration of social activists and citizens coming together to change the way kids eat at school.
On Wednesday, September 12, SLOWednesday will feature Buila Family Farm from Cobden, IL. The Buila family – Michael and Sarah and their sons Misha and Sasha – grows nearly 250 different varieties of fruits and vegetables with no chemical pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers.
A canvas of culinary-inspired art and incredible edibles: Slow Food St. Louis announces date for “Art of Food” to benefit Slow Food St. Louis’ Small Farm Micro Biodiversity Grant and programming.
2013 Feast in the Field Tickets On Sale!
Slow Food StL is proud to present our 8th annual Feast in the Field event on Sunday, June 2nd. This dinner is a celebration in honor of Claverach Farm & Vineyard and their dedication to help feed Saint Louis sustainably.
Food On Film Series 2013
Slow Food St. Louis, a non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating and supporting food traditions, is pleased to announce Food on Film, a series of films that will not only whet your appetite for local, sustainable food, but will bring out the activist in you as well.
- 'Ask Before You Eat' Film Series (48836 views)
- Farmer Dinner @ Atlas, Monday, August 31 (37424 views)
- Restaurants (19271 views)
- Where to Eat Slow (19034 views)
- Become a Member (18624 views)
- Good Gardening Good Food - Organic Home Gardening - Workshops & Films (18013 views)
- Slow Food St. Louis 2010 Urban Homesteading Series (17727 views)
- Events (13799 views)
- Slow Spotlight: Sassafras Valley Farm (13556 views)
- Our Mission (13205 views)