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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 >>>

Keeping up with Slow Food USA

Last week, San Francisco was host not only to the inaugural Slow Food Nation but also to Slow Food USA’s National Congress, a meeting of chapter leaders to discuss governance and organizational issues. To coincide […] Read More >>>

CHOW Presents Slow Food Nation Podcasts

In addition to being among the supporters and sponsors of Slow Food Nation, CHOW is presenting a series of “bite-sized bulletins,” interviews with the people behind the scenes who are tasting, selecting, organizing, and working […] Read More >>>

The Slow Food Nation Victory Garden Takes Root

In the first event of Slow Food Nation, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, Alice Waters, and Anya Fernald, executive director of Slow Food Nation, officially opened the Slow Food Nation Victory Garden at the San […] Read More >>>

“Slow Food Savors Its Big Moment”

Kim Severson writes in Wednesday’s New York Times about Slow Food Nation as a “coming of age” for Slow Food in the United States as the organization develops its own identity, related to but distinct […] 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 >>>

Slow Food Nation Announcements

Tickets are now on sale for Slow Food Nation, Slow Food USA’s first national festival. Organizers have just launched the official website with preliminary schedules, information about special programs, and the ability to purchase tickets […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: The Mother of All Food Fairs: The Salone del Gusto

Slow Food Los Angeles is pleased to share the news that the Culinary Historians of Southern California will present a program by Slow Food member Allana Elovson on Slow Food’s biennial Salone del Gusto, to […] Read More >>>

2008 Slow Food Events

Friday, August 29, through Monday, September 1, will be Slow Food Nation weekend in San Francisco. Plans are developing for the event, which will bring together farmers, food artisans, consumers, commentators, and others for a […] Read More >>>

Slow Food News

For Slow Food members and friends in the community: † Slow Food Nation, the four-day event originally announced for May 2008, has been changed to Labor Day weekend, August 29 through September 1, 2008. The […] Read More >>>

Slow Food Nation Fundraising Event

Slow Food Nation, an unprecedented celebration of the principles of sustainability, ecogastronomy, and conviviality that are at the heart of the Slow Food movement, will take place in San Francisco from May 1-4, 2008. As […] Read More >>>