Los Angeles

Greening the Food Desert: Food, Inc. Screening & Market Makeovers

As part of its Center Scene public programs, The California Endowment is presenting an event focused on bringing good, clean, and fair food to food deserts and other underserved communities. In many neighborhoods across the […] Read More >>>

Garden School Foundation Fundraising

Nat Zappia, director of the Garden School Foundation, has asked us to help spread the word about two fundraising activities to help continue and extend the work of the GSF: On Tuesday, July 21, 2009, […] Read More >>>

Volunteer Opportunities with Food Forward

Rick Nahmias and his team of Food Forward volunteers are looking for help with the following picks and tasks: Picking volunteers needed: Wednesday, July 15 at 5:30pm in West Hills Sunday, July 19 at 10:00am […] Read More >>>

Possible space for a community garden–Chatsworth

Delila Vallot with Black Equities has contacted Slow Food Los Angeles because her client, a property owner, has an undeveloped lot in Chatsworth that might be suitable for a small community garden. The land is […] Read More >>>

The Edible Los Angeles “Sea to Plate” Drawing

Our friends at Edible Los Angeles have arranged an intriguing opportunity for those interested in fishing the local waters: Ever dreamed of going fishing with a famous chef and having him prepare the catch?┬áThat dream […] Read More >>>

News on Big Picks (and Mini Picks) from Rick Nahmias

On the heels of the successful “Big Pick,” Rick Nahmias has sent out word about upcoming opportunities to pick and donate fruit. His message is copied below: Hope you all had a good week and […] Read More >>>

Volunteer at the Garden School Foundation’s Work Day

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Opportunity with Roots of Change

Roots of Change has alerted us that they will be hiring two new contractors to help them gather endorsements for the Food Declaration and build their Changemakers Network. They are looking for candidates in the […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: University of Gastronomic Sciences Information Session

Slow Food Los Angeles is pleased to announce that it will welcome David Szanto, the North American representative of the University of Gastronomic Sciences, to Los Angeles for an information session at the UCLA Art|Sci […] Read More >>>

Opportunity with the California Food & Justice Coalition

The California Food & Justice Coalition has announced that it is seeking qualified candidates for Director. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, with a preferred (but flexible) start date of November 1, 2008. […] Read More >>>

Opportunity with SEE-LA

Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles (SEE-LA), operator of the popular Sunday open-air Hollywood Farmers’ Market (HFM), is seeking a dynamic individual to work as part of a collaborative team, primarily responsible for managing the […] Read More >>>

A Sustainable Supper for Culinary Professionals

Chef Jennie Cook will co-host a Sustainable Supper for culinary professionals in the greater Los Angeles area and has asked us to help her spread the word: When: Monday, February 25, 2008 starting at 7:00pm […] Read More >>>