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Event Announcement: “Organic What? Your Health and the Back Yard Farm

Please note: This event is now fully booked. (October 17, 2006) “The urban garden is more difficult to convert to organic production because of the high levels of toxins found in the soil. No farmer […] Read More >>>

Announcing the Echo Park Farmers’ Market

Since the controversial closing of their neighborhood’s only local chain grocery store in 2004, Echo Park residents have been trying to secure a local source for quality fresh fruits and vegetables. Long known as a […] Read More >>>

News from the Westwood Farmers’ Market

This new certified farmers’ market brings good food, real farmers (some whose farms Slow Food has toured), and live music every Thursday to the shady, green place that is Vets Garden. About 1,000 shoppers attend […] Read More >>>

Event Report: Windrose Farm Tour 2006

Mindy Pfeiffer, one of the cochairs of our Farm Committee, has shared her report of the Windrose Farm tour that took place in mid-August. Her comments, and an assortment of photos, follow: The weekend of […] Read More >>>

Harry’s Berries Tour + Dinner

Our friends in the Ojai convivium have shared news of an event that will be of interest to all fans of Harry’s Berries: On Sunday, July 16, 2006 Slow Food members and friends of Slow […] Read More >>>

Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the Hollywood Farmers’ Market

The Hollywood Farmers’ Market will celebrate its fifteenth anniversary on June 25, 2006 during the normal market hours (8:00am-1:00pm). The public is invited to take part in the free activities including an Iron Chef Market […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: Weekend at Windrose Farm

Come join us for our first farm tour of the year and experience a magical summer evening at Windrose Farm in Paso Robles: When: Saturday and Sunday, August 12 and 13, 2006 Where: Windrose Farm […] Read More >>>

A Farmers’ Market Returns to Westwood

We’ve just been alerted that the Westwood farmers’ market will open on Thursday, July 6, at the Veterans Administration (VA) off Sepulveda (just north of Wilshire), west on Constitution. The Westwood Village farmers’ market closed […] Read More >>>

Westwood Farmers’ Market Update

From the Westwood Farmers’ Market site: After 12 years in Westwood Village, the market was shut down by the Fire Department on March 30th to accommodate Casden Properties’ real estate development construction. We have identified […] Read More >>>

Tomatomania!

Tomatomania!TM, the country’s largest tomato seedling sale, will be celebrating its 16th year this year with the following upcoming events in Southern California. Sunday, April 2, 2006 from 10:00am-5:00pm Thom Macias and James Pepper, the […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: The Art of Hoshi Gaki

Hoshi gaki are persimmons that are peeled and dried whole over a period of several weeks through a combination of hanging and delicate hand-massaging, until the sugars contained in the fruit form a delicate “bloom,” […] Read More >>>

Event Report: Hollywood Farmers’ Market Tour

Mindy Pfeiffer, one of the co-chairs of the Slow Food LA’s Farm Committee, coordinated and attended the tour of the Hollywood Farmers’ Market with Evan Kleiman on Sunday, August 28. She chronicles the day below […] Read More >>>