Los Angeles

Announcing the First Annual Couscous Festival

Chef Farid Zadi, a founder of the recently established Ecole de Cuisine Pasadena, has extended an invitation to Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends to attend the First Annual Couscous Festival at the school’s […] Read More >>>

“Good Food For All”: A Taste of the Los Angeles Foodshed

The Los Angeles Food Policy Task Force was convened last fall and has prepared a report with recommendations for how we can increase access to healthy, affordable, fairly and sustainably produced foods and strengthen our […] Read More >>>

The Food Rendezvous

August is a busy month for food-focused events in southern California, and this year a new event is coming to the Los Angeles community: The Food Rendezvous. Offering a monthly marketplace for makers of artisanal […] Read More >>>

Culinary Historians of Southern California Cookbook Sale

Every year, the Culinary Historians of Southern California gather used cookbooks in anticipation of their sale at the Hollywood Farmers’ Market. Food lovers arrive early for the best selection of vintage and recent cookbooks, all […] Read More >>>

Are Celebrity Chefs Good for Food?

That’s the provocative point of departure for an upcoming Zócalo Public Square event. Chefs have always had a knack for fame: From Julia Child to Napoleon’s personal chef, who published lucrative cookbooks and invented the […] Read More >>>

“Conscientious Carnivore” Discussion

The next quarterly library panel discussion is coming up, and the Santa Monica Farmers’ Markets are bringing together local farmers and chefs to discuss the concept of being a “conscientious carnivore.” Many farmers are raising […] Read More >>>

Garden Tour of Lawn Alternatives

Have you thought about trading in your lawn? Looking for less water intensive or more productive landscaping? The City of Santa Monica has announced its first annual “Lawn Alternatives” tour for home owners. While not […] Read More >>>

Food and Farming Veteran Career Fair

Slow Food Los Angeles is pleased to be supporting the Farmer-Veteran Coalition’s first southern California Food and Farming Veteran Career Fair: When: Wednesday, June 30, 2010 from 10:00am until 4:00pm Where: The Santa Monica Civic […] Read More >>>

Composting Workshop

Continuing its program of community education, the Milagro Allegro Community Garden is offering a free County of Los Angeles Smart Gardening composting workshop. Composting is a great way to reduce yard and kitchen waste and […] Read More >>>

Alice Waters Booksigning at Lost & Found

Alice Waters will be signing copies of her new book, In the Green Kitchen: Techniques to Learn by Heart, this Saturday, April 24, at Lost & Found, 6320 Yucca Street in Hollywood. The signing will […] Read More >>>

Diet for a Hot Planet: Anna Lappé in Santa Monica

In honor of being the first city to sign on to the Cool Foods Pledge Campaign, author Anna Lappé will discuss her new book, Diet for a Hot Planet, in a free event at the […] Read More >>>

“Food Fight” Screening in Westwood

Chris Taylor has alerted us that his documentary, Food Fight, will be screened as part of the “Something to Talk About” documentary film series, a unique independent series of films that are meant to provoke […] Read More >>>