Los Angeles

“Spoon Fed”: Kim Severson Booksigning

Kim Severson will launch the paperback edition of her memoir, Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life, in the Los Angeles area, and we encourage Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends to attend […] Read More >>>

LAUSD Sugar Fact Sheets

Two fact sheets detailing the high sugar content of LAUSD meals–and what you can do to call for change–have been prepared by Emily Ventura in collaboration with colleagues at the Childhood Obesity Center at USC’s […] Read More >>>

Films 4 Change: Food, Inc. screening + discussion

As part of its Films 4 Change Festival, The Broad Stage in Santa Monica is presenting a screening of Food, Inc. this week, followed by a panel discussion about making wiser food choices and a […] Read More >>>

27th Annual Los Angeles Mycological Society Wild Mushroom Fair

The Los Angeles Mycological Society has alerted us that this year’s Mushroom Fair will be held on February 13, 2011, at Ayres Hall at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden at 301 North […] Read More >>>

“Stopping Bullets With Jobs”: Father Greg Boyle in conversation with Tavis Smiley

Homeboy Industries and the Homegirl Cafe have been contributors to Slow Food projects, most recently the Time for Lunch campaign to raise awareness about the Child Nutrition Act and need to improve the national school […] Read More >>>

Urban Homesteading in 2011

To start off 2011, the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market quarterly panel will address a topic of great interest to many Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends: urban homesteading. Urban dwellers are going beyond gardens […] Read More >>>

In the Spirit of Thanksgiving

Shouldn’t everyone have access to fresh, healthy, and affordable food? That’s the question posed by Roots of Change this holiday season. And one way Roots of Change is working to ensure that all Californians enjoy […] Read More >>>

Continuing the Unprocessed Challenge

At the end of September we shared news of Andrew Wilder’s Unprocessed Challenge. Since then, 415 joined Andrew in swearing off (or significantly reducing) their consumption of highly processed foods. Rather than seeing this as […] Read More >>>

Caltech Olive Harvest Festival

The California Institute of Technology is hosting its third campus-wide olive harvest festival this Friday, November 5, 2010, from 8:00am until 3:00pm. Volunteers are invited to help harvest olives from trees throughout the Pasadena campus, […] Read More >>>

Nourish: Food + Community

With public interest in food issues at an all-time high, Nourish: Food + Community invites families to consider the vital question: “What’s the story of my food?” Nourish is a multi-year media and education initiative […] Read More >>>

Mark Bittman and The Food Matters Cookbook

Mark Bittman, known to New York Times readers as The Minimalist, has turned his attention in recent years to the question of how to reduce one’s carbon footprint and waistline without sacrificing taste and pleasure. […] Read More >>>

Celebrating L.A.’s Finest Local Handmade Artisanal Edibles: Artisanal LA

October is another busy month for food-focused events here in Los Angeles, and we’re intrigued by a new quarterly event: Artisanal LA. When: Saturday and Sunday, October 23 and 24, 2010 from 11:00am until 6:00pm […] Read More >>>