Los Angeles

Films 4 Change: Food, Inc. screening + discussion

As part of its Films 4 Change Festival, The Broad Stage in Santa Monica is presenting a screening of Food, Inc. this week, followed by a panel discussion about making wiser food choices and a […] Read More >>>

27th Annual Los Angeles Mycological Society Wild Mushroom Fair

The Los Angeles Mycological Society has alerted us that this year’s Mushroom Fair will be held on February 13, 2011, at Ayres Hall at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden at 301 North […] Read More >>>

“Stopping Bullets With Jobs”: Father Greg Boyle in conversation with Tavis Smiley

Homeboy Industries and the Homegirl Cafe have been contributors to Slow Food projects, most recently the Time for Lunch campaign to raise awareness about the Child Nutrition Act and need to improve the national school […] Read More >>>

Urban Homesteading in 2011

To start off 2011, the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market quarterly panel will address a topic of great interest to many Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends: urban homesteading. Urban dwellers are going beyond gardens […] Read More >>>

Chasen Kuyo 2010… late notice!

A perennial favorite among Slow Food members and friends is the annual Chasen Kuyo (Tea Ceremony Celebration) of the Zenshuji Soto Buddhist Temple. Although we received notice a bit later than usual this year, we’re […] Read More >>>

Is It Organic? Is That Important?

These are questions that will be posed to panelists at the next Santa Monica Farmers’ Market quarterly panel on Thursday, 4 November, beginning at 7:00pm. These panel discussions are always lively and informative and this […] Read More >>>

L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade

When we saw Suzanne Goin at Vibiana recently at the public unveiling of Los Angeles’s food policy agenda, she didn’t talk about the delicious items she brought to the event, or what was the latest […] Read More >>>

Mark Bittman and The Food Matters Cookbook

Mark Bittman, known to New York Times readers as The Minimalist, has turned his attention in recent years to the question of how to reduce one’s carbon footprint and waistline without sacrificing taste and pleasure. […] Read More >>>

Celebrating L.A.’s Finest Local Handmade Artisanal Edibles: Artisanal LA

October is another busy month for food-focused events here in Los Angeles, and we’re intrigued by a new quarterly event: Artisanal LA. When: Saturday and Sunday, October 23 and 24, 2010 from 11:00am until 6:00pm […] Read More >>>

“Good Food For All”: A Taste of the Los Angeles Foodshed

The Los Angeles Food Policy Task Force was convened last fall and has prepared a report with recommendations for how we can increase access to healthy, affordable, fairly and sustainably produced foods and strengthen our […] Read More >>>

“The Search for the Legendary Fragrant Sun Fruit of Shangri-La and Other Tales of Adventures in the World of Citron”

It’s rare that we receive news of an event with such a dramatic and exotic title, but we were not surprised to learn that it involved the Culinary Historians of Southern California and David Karp, […] Read More >>>

The Food Rendezvous

August is a busy month for food-focused events in southern California, and this year a new event is coming to the Los Angeles community: The Food Rendezvous. Offering a monthly marketplace for makers of artisanal […] Read More >>>