Slow Food Los Angeles

Good, clean and fair food access for all of L.A.

10 January 2011
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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 tasting: When: Friday, January 14, … Continue reading

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9 January 2011
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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 Baldwin Avenue in Arcadia. This … Continue reading

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9 January 2011
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“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 lunch program. Staff and volunteers … Continue reading

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9 January 2011
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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 and edible landscaping to produce … Continue reading

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28 October 2010
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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 one will be no different, … Continue reading

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16 September 2010
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“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 connection to the regional food … Continue reading

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2 September 2010
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“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, known and respected as “The … Continue reading

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