Los Angeles

Getting ready for the journey

Emily has penned the following entry as she prepares to travel from Los Angeles to Italy for a fellowship at the University of Gastronomic Sciences: Here it goes…this is my first blog post! It is […] Read More >>>

Buona fortuna, Emily!

Many Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends first heard of Emily Ventura, the chairperson of our Social Action committee, in connection with our chapter’s participation in Slow Food USA’s Time For Lunch campaign. Emily […] Read More >>>

News from the LA Sprouts Program

The L.A. Sprouts after-school program at the Milagro Allegro Community Garden is in full swing. Reports thus far are that the 4th- and 5th-grade students from the Loreto Elementary School are quite the team of […] Read More >>>

LA Sprouts at the Milagro Allegro Community Garden

This week saw the launch of LA Sprouts, a new program at the Milagro Allegro Community Garden in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. A partnership between the Keck School of Medicine of the […] Read More >>>

Time For Lunch Eat-ins: Hollywood

Thanks to Elisa Hunziker for capturing scenes at the Hollywood eat-in, displayed in the slide show below: Terry and Wally August, proprietors of Fancifull Gift Baskets and Fine Foods, have been enthusiastic supporters of Slow […] Read More >>>

Time for Lunch Eat-ins: Elysian Park

Labor Day was a beautiful day in Elysian Park, and it was captured by Gregory Han and Jennie Cook, whose photos are included in the slideshow below with their kind permission. Thanks to Emily Ho […] Read More >>>

What’s going on with the Time For Lunch Campaign?

Since meeting so many members, friends, and neighbors at our Labor Day Eat-Ins we’ve been quiet on the subject of Slow Food USA’s Time For Lunch campaign and the Child Nutrition Act. What’s going on? […] Read More >>>

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 >>>

Public Hearing Announcement

Thanks to Emily Ventura and Lauren Cook of USC’s Child Obesity Research Center for an alert regarding a public hearing next week. Members of the public are invited to attend a hearing of the California […] Read More >>>

Alert: Los Angeles Special Events Street Closure Fees Ordinance

Update: September 18, 2009: Zach Behrens reports on LAist that Mayor Villaraigosa signed the ordinance earlier today: Although Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signed the ordinance into law today, his office tells LAist that he fully supports […] Read More >>>

Labor Day Eat-in Details

We’re delighted with the growing media attention that Slow Food’s Time For Lunch campaign is receiving and want to remind our members and friends–new, old, and prospective!–that there are six Eat-ins scheduled in and around Los […] Read More >>>

Calling Cooking Team Leaders for Our Time For Lunch Eat-ins!

Are you planning to attend one of the six Eat-ins planned across Los Angeles for Labor Day? Are you looking for a way to become more involved? Sign up to host a small cooking team […] Read More >>>