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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 |

STL Green Drinks w/ Beki Marsh

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 […]

[ More ] June 13th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Event |

SLOWednesday Starts June 11

Wednesday, June 11 Slow Food St. Louis and Schlafly Bottleworks presents SLOWednesdays, featuring the Root Cellar farm. Since 1997 Kimberly Griffin and Walker Claridge have been farming in Millersburg and, more recently, Hatton, Missouri. Between the two locations they farm seven acres and have three greenhouses. They grow just about any vegetables and herbs that […]

[ More ] June 9th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted in Event |

Lambstravaganza 3

It was a long day of oppressive heat and ferocious winds that have left me too drained to really comment at the moment, but in the end the food was great, the hospitality was incredible, and we all walked away convinced that the Hillebrand’s live on one of the most beautiful places on earth. Thanks […]

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