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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 | 1 Comment | 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 |

Food On Film: American Meat

Monday, August 26 - American Meat is a pro-farmer look at chicken, hog and cattle production in America. Beginning with a history of our current industrial system, the feedlots and confinement operations are unveiled through the eyes of the farmers who live and work there.

[ More ] August 14th, 2013 | 1 Comment | Posted in calendar, Featured, Films |

Meet Your Farmer: Live Springs Farm

Here is the latest short film from Slow Food St. Louis, describing the biodynamic practices of Live Springs Farm in Carrollton, IL.

[ More ] August 8th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Farmers, Featured, Films |

SLOWednesday – Farmers Markets as Business Incubators

Learn how iScream Cakes, the ReTrailer and Whisk Bakeshop started or grew their businesses at Schlafly Farmers Market and other local markets. And Gateway Harvest will talk about how they are investing in St. Louis’ sustainable food system and local economy.

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