TRUCK FARM tells the story of the small farms in America’s largest city. Using green roof technology, lightweight soil, and heirloom seeds, director Ian Cheney plants a vegetable garden on the only land he’s got: the bed of his Grandad’s old pickup truck.
Kakao Chocolate will be hosting a special tasting “Chocolate and Cheese” at their Maplewood store as a fundraiser for Slow Food St. Louis on Thursday, June 9 at 7:30PM. The people at this tasting will be the first to taste try confections.
Each month a different farmer from the market will speak about their farm, giving you the opportunity to get to know your food, its origins, and most important, its producers. The culinary staff of the Schlafly Bottleworks will also cook a special meal utilizing products from the featured farm. June’s featured farmer is Nicola Macpherson of Ozark Forest Mushrooms.
QUEEN OF THE SUN: What Are The Bees Telling Us? Taking us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive, this engaging and ultimately uplifting film weaves an unusual and dramatic story of the heartfelt struggles of beekeepers, scientists and philosophers from around the world.
Farm Bill Comes to the Table Farm (& Food) Bill Event Comes to St. Louis The food on our plates, where it came from, and how its production affects the environment are all shaped by the Farm Bill. As Congress prepares to take up the 2012 Farm Bill, St. Louis area residents are invited to [...]
A Series of Films and Workshops for Home Grown Organic Food Presented by Slow Food St. Louis, Brick City Gardens and Schlafly Bottleworks All events held at Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest Ave, Maplewood Films All films begin at 7:15 in the Crown Room, donations appreciated Monday A Farm for the Future , March 28 When [...]
Onesto Italian Grandmothers Dinner Menu Thursday, October 14, 2010 Gli Antipasti Nonna Rosa Racanelli, Sanicandro di Bari Olive fritte con olio di oliva con pomodorini e aglio con focacce di patate (Olives fried in olive oil with cherry tomatoes & garlic with potato Foccacia) Matane Primitivo 2009, Puglia, Italy I PRIMI First Course Giacomina Chiotti, [...]
In partnership with Slow Food St. Louis, join Onesto Pizza & Trattoria, Thursday, October 14th for a Slow Food Dinner & Taste of Italy: Cooking with Italian Grandmothers; From Tuscany to Sicily Celebrating the Local, Slow Food movement with traditional Southern Italian Fare (pre-fixe) inspired by Vito’s Mother & Grandmother’s paired with Southern Italian wines which [...]
Outstanding in the Field
Sunday, October 5 - This year Outstanding in the Field, a traveling farm pop up dining experience, makes its debut with St. Louis chef Josh Galliano of The Libertine joined by Clayton and Ryan Trimm of Sweetgrass restaurants.
‘Truck Farm’ Screening at The Wolf
Monday, August 18 - Filmmaker Ian Cheney planted a 1/1000th-acre farm in the back of his 1986 Dodge pick-up-truck in the spring of 2009, after coming to New York City and lacking any other place of his own to grow food.
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