“Chef Kurt Michael Friese has written a terrific introduction to the theory and practice of slow food.” -Michael Pollan Wednesday, September 10, join Slow Food St. Louis for meeting packed full of information. From 6:15-6:45 p.m. we’ll walk the Gardenworks with Bottleworks gardener Jack Petrovic before gathering in the Crown Room and settling in to [...]
The Saucers tipped us off to a community garden workshop by way of The Daily Sauce… Those of us who spend our spare time – or at least a portion of it – working in a community garden, stooped over pulling weeds and tilling soil, love it come harvest time. Nothing beats fresh-pulled lettuce, just-picked [...]
This month: Our Garden Our Garden is a ten-acre family farm seventy miles west of St. Louis in New Florence, MO. They grow a wide variety of naturally grown fruits and vegetables. Plants and herbs are available in the spring. Jams, pickles and seasonal vegetables, along with goat cheese and goat meat are available [...]
From Kurt Friese Hello Slow Food Heartland! I’ve already spoken to a few of you individually, but this email is for the entire Slow Food Heartland community regarding our emerging efforts to help the farmers and food artisans affected by the storms and floods of the last couple weeks throughout the Heartland. There are [...]
The third annual Slow Food St. Louis Art of Food is shaping up to be an exciting one. Details are still pending, but the line up of chefs is looking tremendous, and you’re not going to want to miss it. Saturday, July 26, 2008
How cool will you be when you’re waving around your signed Michael Pollan book collection? I don’t know, but you can find out if you win because Slow Food USA is pleased to announce that the 4th Annual Online Auction is now LIVE! Visit the Slow Food USA auction web page for a complete listing [...]
Please join Slow Food St. Louis and STL GreenDrinks Monday, June 16th, to talk about “the sustainable summer table.” Now that summer is here and transportation costs are soaring, it’s prime time for turning our attention towards eating locally grown foods. Wendell Berry summed up the connection between our food choices and the health of [...]
Sign Up Time for Your 2014 CSA
So you want to join a CSA? We are now so very fortunate to have lots of options for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in and around the St. Louis area.
Drop. Swap. Grow. Seed Swap March 1
The event is FREE (suggested $3 donation at the door), but you must register in advance to participate. Bring seeds to share, any amount is fine by us. Please, no expired seeds! Seeds may be store-bought or harvested from your garden.
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.
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