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Winter Farmers’ Markets in St. Louis

Miss the summer farmers’ markets already? Never fear, the winter markets are here! Both the Maplewood Farmers’ Market and the St. Louis Community Farmer’s Market (Tower Grove) are back with winter markets. Each winter market will be open one Saturday per month from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Here are the details for each market: […]

[ More ] November 6th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Patric Chocolate Special!

Many of us were lucky enough to meet Alan McClure and do a tasting of his amazing chocolate at the February 2008 Slow Food St. Louis meeting.   If you loved his chocolate and were thinking of getting some more for yourself or for holiday gifts, now is a great time. Alan is offering an amazing […]

[ More ] November 6th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Farrar Out Farm on NPR

Bryan and Christina Truemper of Farrar Out Farm in Frohna, MO, were recently interviewed for NPR’s All Things Considered to gauge how the economy is affecting them. You can read and listen to the interview (and read the comments) here: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=96323476 Comments, concerns, or thoughts about the piece? Tell us what you think by leaving […]

[ More ] October 31st, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Pesto Festo!

Slow Food St. Louis is proud to announce that we are a sponsor for Pesto Festo! A Harvest Celebration from EarthDance, Live Well Ferguson, and The Open Space Council. Tickets for Pesto Festo are now available, and you can get more details about this fun event here: Pesto Festo! A Harvest Celebration is just around […]

[ More ] October 31st, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Uncategorized |

Leadership change, Slow Food St. Louis

Slow Food St. Louis would like to announce its new current co-leaders. Bill Burge, Kelly Childs and Kimberly Henricks are more than prepared to bring this convivium forward and expand upon the foundations that have been laid by so many St. Louis Slow Foodies. The convivium was founded by Beki Marsh in 2000; Sara and […]

[ More ] October 20th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in news |

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 |