Los Angeles

Fix Food and Robert Kenner revisit Carole Morison (and her chickens)

Carole Morison, the chicken farmer who was featured in Food, Inc. and who discussed her concerns about the intensive methods of industrial chicken farming, shares her new approach with Robert Kenner in the latest video […] Read More >>>

Tell Our Representatives You Want a Farm Bill That’s Good, Clean, and Fair

The Farm Bill is the single most important influence on what we eat and produce in the United States. Whether on the grocery shelf or in the planting row, the Bill touches the lives of […] Read More >>>

At the Market: Kicking Off the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market

Join Amelia Saltsman, author of The Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook, and friends as they kick off the Good Food Festival and Conference with a day of cooking demos, tastes, and conversation at the Santa […] 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 >>>

Listening Sessions for Certified Farmers’ Market Program

Update: David Karp offers specific suggestions for improvement in his Los Angeles Times. It’s available online, via the LATimes’ site. Thanks to Amelia Saltsman–Slow Food member, author of The Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook, and […] Read More >>>

“The Inedible Egg”: Slow Food USA Calls for Food Safety Accountability

A new video from Slow Food USA calls on all of us to let Congress know that “we want our food to be edible, that we demand better control of and more accountability from our […] Read More >>>

“Conscientious Carnivore” Discussion

The next quarterly library panel discussion is coming up, and the Santa Monica Farmers’ Markets are bringing together local farmers and chefs to discuss the concept of being a “conscientious carnivore.” Many farmers are raising […] Read More >>>

Food and Farming Veteran Career Fair

Slow Food Los Angeles is pleased to be supporting the Farmer-Veteran Coalition’s first southern California Food and Farming Veteran Career Fair: When: Wednesday, June 30, 2010 from 10:00am until 4:00pm Where: The Santa Monica Civic […] Read More >>>

“Eating the Whole Farm” at the Santa Monica Public Library

Thanks to Laura Avery and Jodi Low for a reminder about another in the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Library Panel Series: “Eating the Whole Farm”: When: Thursday, November 5, 2009 beginning at 7:00pm Where: Santa […] Read More >>>

Farmers’ Markets: 30 Years & Growing, A Celebration

Next Thursday, the City of Los Angeles will mark the 30th anniversary of certified farmers’ markets in the Los Angeles area with a celebration at City Hall: When: Thursday, September 3, 2009, from 10:00am until […] Read More >>>

Farming for the Next Generation

Another offering in the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market quarterly panel series is on the horizon, with another great roster of local speakers: When: Thursday, August 27, 2009 from 7:00pm until 9:00pm Where: Santa Monica Public […] Read More >>>

Bringing the South Central Farmers’ Produce to Market

Slow Food Los Angeles member Randy Clemens has alerted us to news about an event this Saturday: The South Central Los Angeles farmers who starred in the 2008 Academy Award-nominated documentary “The Garden” will host […] Read More >>>