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Food On Film Series 2013

Slow Food St. Louis, a non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating and supporting food traditions, is pleased to announce Food on Film, a series of films that will not only whet your appetite for local, sustainable food, but will bring out the activist in you as well.

[ More ] April 8th, 2013 | 1 Comment | Posted in Announcement, Featured, Films |

Slow Spotlight: Raintree Learning Community

To be a good student you need good food. Raintree Learning Community’s nutritional program is built on the cornerstone of students needing good food to fuel them to learn and excel.

[ More ] April 8th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Featured, Slow Spotlight |

Slow Spotlight: Weidner Farm

Weidner Farm celebrates its fifth season of farming and beekeeping, thanks to Mary Ellen Raymond. From mortgage banker to farmer, agriculture and beekeeping are part of Mary Ellen’s heritage.

[ More ] March 18th, 2013 | 3 Comments | Posted in Farmers, Featured, Slow Spotlight |

St. Louis Region CSA Directory

Slow Food St. Louis has been hard at work compiling an up-to-date listing of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs available in the greater St. Louis area. Please let us know if we are missing any one or if we have incorrect information.

[ More ] February 25th, 2013 | 2 Comments | Posted in Announcement, Farmers, Featured |

Slow Spotlight: YellowTree Farm

There are two sides to the story that is our annual Biodiversity Farmer and Producer Micro-Grants. The easiest to appreciate are the success stories, and the changes that accompany them. Things like an ever more diverse bounty of vibrant greens and lettuces, filling baskets at our farmers markets throughout the growing season.

[ More ] January 22nd, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in Farmers, Featured, Slow Spotlight |

Making Sense of Food Labels

Have you ever been confused by food labeling. What do terms such as “all natural” really mean? Join us for a discussion with a food label expert.

[ More ] January 16th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in calendar, Event |

Biodiversity Grant 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 $30,000 to small scale, local farmers, supporting more than 200 heirloom varieties and heritage breeds.

[ More ] January 4th, 2013 | 2 Comments | Posted in Announcement, Farmers, Featured |

Slow Spotlight: Sassafras Valley Farm

The Slow Spotlight is a series of regular blog posts exploring the story of our food. The series reports on local farms, “slow” food products/businesses, and the preservation (or creation) of food traditions with occasional coverage of relevant organizations, issues, and events.

[ More ] December 4th, 2012 | No Comments | Posted in Farmers, Featured, Slow Spotlight |