Slow Food Los Angeles

Good, clean and fair food access for all of L.A.

19 December 2010
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Hollywood Farmers’ Market: What *are* the L.A. Film School’s Intentions?

We’re receiving word this morning that the Los Angeles Film School declined to sign off on the statement issued by Eric Garcetti’s office regarding the 90-day extension to the Hollywood Farmers’ Market’s street closure permit. We’re getting conflicting information so … Continue reading

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17 December 2010
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Public Response Helps Secure 90-Day Extension for the Hollywood Farmers’ Market

SEE-LA announced this evening that the Hollywood Farmers’ Market has been granted a 90-day extension to its street closure permit while alternatives—for the market and the Los Angeles Film School’s parking access—are more carefully considered. The text of their statement … Continue reading

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10 December 2010
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Hollywood Farmers’ Market: The Film School’s perspective

Thanks to Felicia Friesema and L.A. Weekly for pressing for more information from the Los Angeles Film School about its objections to the continuation of the Hollywood Farmers’ Market in its longtime location. Information from their conversation with Antoine Ibrahim, … Continue reading

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5 December 2010
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Hollywood Farmers’ Market in jeopardy

We’re hearing reports this morning that a petition was made available at today’s Hollywood Farmers’ Market because the market’s permit is in jeopardy. Blogging.la has a report, and we’ve contacted SEE-LA to ask about these developments and how market patrons … Continue reading

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22 October 2010
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Listening Sessions for Certified Farmers’ Market Program

Update: David Karp offers specific suggestions for improvement in his Los Angeles Times. It’s available online, via the LATimes’ site. Thanks to Amelia Saltsman–Slow Food member, author of The Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook, and the public member of the … Continue reading

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16 September 2010
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“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 connection to the regional food … Continue reading

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12 March 2010
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“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 conversation about positive change in … Continue reading

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