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Biodiversity Grant 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 $30,000 to small scale, local farmers, supporting more than 200 heirloom varieties and heritage breeds.

[ More ] January 4th, 2013 | 2 Comments | Posted in Announcement, Farmers, Featured |

Slow Spotlight: Sassafras Valley Farm

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.

[ More ] December 4th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Farmers, Featured, Slow Spotlight |

Slow Spotlight: Ozark Forest Mushrooms

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.

[ More ] November 26th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Farmers, Farmers' Market, Featured, Slow Spotlight |

‘Ask Before You Eat’ Film Series

Slow Food St. Louis teamed up with Gus & Wes Productions to produce three short films focused on questions you should ask before you buy the food you eat.

[ More ] October 23rd, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Featured, Films |

It’s Never Too Late to Say Thank You!

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.

[ More ] October 11th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Featured |

Food On Film: Waste Land

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.

[ More ] October 8th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in calendar, Event, Featured, Films |

SLOWednesday – 2013 CSAs

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.

[ More ] September 26th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in calendar, Event, Farmers' Market, Featured, SLOWednesday |

Food On Film: Cafeteria Man

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.

[ More ] September 10th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in calendar, Event, Featured, Films |
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