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The Politics of Food

As Election Day approaches, here are a couple of articles that may be of interest: An article by Tom Philpott at Grist, Politics and the Dinner Table, outlines Barak Obama and John McCain’s stances on food and farm policy, and last weekend’s issue of The New York Times Magazine included an article entitled Farmer in [...]

[ More ] October 16th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

September Meeting with Kurt Michael Friese & Gardenworks

“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 [...]

[ More ] September 8th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Event |

Community Garden Workshop

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 [...]

[ More ] July 29th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Event |

Waters on Slow Food Nation

The Ethicurean has a brief article about an interview San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom gave to Alice Waters regarding Slow Food Nation.  A link is included to the video of the interview.

[ More ] July 1st, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in General |

SLOWednesday – Wednesday, July 9

  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 [...]

[ More ] July 1st, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Event |

Terra Madre Relief Fund

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 [...]

[ More ] June 21st, 2008 | 1 Comment | Posted in General, news |

Save the Date – Art of Food

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

[ More ] June 19th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Event |

Slow Food USA Auction

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 [...]

[ More ] June 17th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Event |
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