Los Angeles

A Benefit Dinner for The Farmer’s Kitchen

SEE-LA (Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles) has announced a dinner at The Hungry Cat to benefit The Farmer’s Kitchen, a soon-to-be permanent addition to the Hollywood Farmers’ Market. When: Tuesday, December 9, 2008 from […] Read More >>>

Proposition 2: California votes tomorrow

Naomi Starkman interviews Wayne Pacelle, President of the Humane Society, about Proposition 2, a California ballot measure that’s of significant interest to Slow Food members and friends in California, and one that should be of […] Read More >>>

Declaration for Healthy Food and Agriculture

Initiated by Roots of Change and endorsed by over 200 leaders in the good food movement, the Declaration for Healthy Food and Agriculture is an effort to provide the movement with “a clear and commonly […] Read More >>>

Schlosser, Patel, and Barber on Good, Clean, and Fair Food

Tom Philpott of Grist has posted his observations of and several videos from and related to Slow Food Nation: Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, talks about the need to consider the rights of […] Read More >>>

Yingst Ranch Event Photos

Reports from Sunday’s peach-picking event (and Hungarian Valley lunch) have been that all who attended had a great time meeting other Slow Food members, learning about Yingst Ranch, and picking peaches at the peak of […] Read More >>>

Fallout from the Tomato Fiasco

Thanks to Carolyn Lochhead of the San Francisco Chronicle for examining the effect of the salmonella outbreak–and its unclear origins–on California’s tomato growers: By the time the Food and Drug Administration cleared tomatoes Thursday in […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: Slow Food Nation Marin Road Trip

Are you considering attending Slow Food Nation this year?┬áIf you are, consider joining members of the Los Angeles convivium on a gastronomic Road Trip outside the city. Explore the pristine Tomales Bay, enjoy a tour […] Read More >>>

Members’ Event Announcement: 2008 Yingst Ranch Tour and Hungarian Lunch

Nancy Yingst of Yingst Ranch in Littlerock will once again provide a tour of her peach, pear, plum, and apple orchards for Slow Food members. She is not certified organic but does not use sprays […] Read More >>>

The Meat We Eat

Are you concerned about the negative impact of modern intensive meat production? Are you uneasy about the profound environmental issues, the inhumane standard of care for intensively reared animals, and your own personal health? Do […] Read More >>>

Members-Only Event Announcement: Live in the Hive 2008!

Update: May 25, 2008: This event has been fully booked. Although some members are on the waiting list, we do not anticipate being able to accommodate the complete waiting list, so additional reservations are not […] Read More >>>

Members-Only Event Announcement: Yingst Ranch Tour

Nancy Yingst of Yingst Ranch in Littlerock will provide a tour of her peach, pear, plum, and apple orchards for Slow Food members. She is not certified organic but does not use sprays or chemicals. […] Read More >>>

A Second Westchester Farmers’ Market

Thanks to Greta Dunlap, Market Manager in Beverly Hills, for alerting us to the opening of another Los Angeles farmers’ market. A second Westchester Farmers’ Market opened last Saturday. The location of the new market […] Read More >>>