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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]