Los Angeles

On the calendar… March 10-20, 2011

Reminder: Tonight, Thursday, March 10, 2011: We look forward to seeing many Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends at the screening of the documentary film Ingredients at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica. Following […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: Ingredients screening + discussion

In cooperation with the American Cinematheque, Slow Food Los Angeles is delighted to host a screening of Ingredients, a documentary that seasonally explores how farmers, ranchers, chefs, and consumers are cooperating to create more sustainable […] Read More >>>

Mark Your Calendars for TOMATOMANIA! 2011

The dates for the 21st TOMATOMANIA! sales in California have been announced, and for those who grow their own tomatoes and enjoy discovering new varieties, these are events not to be missed. This year, sales […] Read More >>>

“Spoon Fed”: Kim Severson Booksigning

Kim Severson will launch the paperback edition of her memoir, Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life, in the Los Angeles area, and we encourage Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends to attend […] Read More >>>

Tell the LAUSD to “Take Back the Sugar” on Valentine’s Day

Emily Ventura, the chairperson of Slow Food Los Angeles’s social action committee, is working with LAUSD parents and community advocates to call for improved food in our public schools. We share a late-breaking update from […] Read More >>>

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 >>>

Olive Harvest Celebration in Temecula

Our colleagues with the Slow Food Temecula Valley chapter have alerted us to an event this Sunday in Aguanga, California that will benefit their chapter, which has been very successful in developing 26 school gardens. […] Read More >>>

Caltech Olive Harvest Festival

The California Institute of Technology is hosting its third campus-wide olive harvest festival this Friday, November 5, 2010, from 8:00am until 3:00pm. Volunteers are invited to help harvest olives from trees throughout the Pasadena campus, […] 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 >>>