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More Farmers’ Market News

† Thanks to LAist for the tip that Westwood (near UCLA) once again has a farmers’ market. The new market is Sundays from 10:00am until 3:00pm on Broxton, across from the Fox Village Theatre. † […] Read More >>>

Chef-Farmer Series: PACE, Clearwater Farms, and Flora Bella Farm

We’re pleased to announce the second in our series of Chef-Farmer dinners, a mushroom dinner at PACE. This one could be subtitled “Holy Smokes, the Porcinis are Poppin’!” Join us as Sandy Gendel of PACE, […] Read More >>>

Event Report: Chef-Farmer Dinner at Melisse

Aldra Robinson, a member of Slow Food, was among those who attended the first in our Chef-Farmer series of dinners on January 31 at Mélisse in Santa Monica. Read her impressions of Slow Food, of […] Read More >>>

Think the Farm Bill doesn’t concern you? Think again.

In the coming weeks, Slow Food Los Angeles will be sharing more information with our members and friends about the Farm Bill. In the meantime, please note the following event in Berkeley, which will also […] Read More >>>

More on Freeze Relief

In addition to the restaurants noted below, the following will participate in the Freeze Relief effort: AMMO 1155 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles 323.871.2666 Farmers’ market brunch on Sunday, February 11 And please contact these […] Read More >>>

Freeze Relief in February

Several local restaurants will offer menus during the month of February from which a portion of the meal price will benefit farmers who have been dealt an economic blow by the recent freeze. Many restaurants […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: Chef/Farmer Lunch and Orchard Tour in the Land of Pixie Tangerines

Slow Food Ojai/Ventura and Slow Food Los Angeles invite you to join us for a special chef/farmer lunch and orchard tour in Ojai on Sunday, February 25. This is a rare opportunity to learn first-hand […] Read More >>>

Citrus Freeze Relief Funds: You Can Help

Worse Than You Think As many of you are aware, the recent freezing temperatures damaged crops across the state as thermometers plummeted to below normal readings for what one farmer described as, “The third once-in-a-lifetime […] Read More >>>

Chef-Farmer Series: McGrath Family Farms & Mélisse

Join us for the first event in our 2007 Chef-Farmer Series as farmer Phil McGrath of McGrath Family Farms teams up with Chef Josiah Citrin of Mélisse in Santa Monica for an extraordinary evening dedicated […] Read More >>>

What’s your favorite Slow Food restaurant in Los Angeles? Tell us!

A message from Jordan Vannini, president of the Los Angeles convivium: We can change the world by what we eat! Slow Food Los Angeles is seeking your nominations for your favorite Slow Food restaurants in […] Read More >>>

Sustainable Agriculture and California Wine

Winebusiness.com reported today that: The 2006 Progress Report from the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA), established by Wine Institute and the California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG), indicated a 24 percent increase since 2004 in […] Read More >>>

Kitchen & Cooking Gala at the Westwood Farmers’ Market

This Thursday, November 9, the First Annual Kitchen & Cooking Gala comes to the Westwood Farmers’ Market from 12:00 noon until 6:00pm. Hand-blocked table linens, bamboo bowls and cutting boards, and a variety of kitchen […] Read More >>>