Los Angeles

Time For Lunch in the Los Angeles Times

News is spreading about the Time For Lunch campaign and about Slow Food Los Angeles’s Labor Day Eat-ins: This morning’s “Daily Dish” on the Los Angeles Times’ website features a piece by Mary MacVean about […] Read More >>>

Mark Your Calendar: Time For Lunch Eat-Ins Approaching!

As we’ve mentioned, one of the key components of Slow Food USA’s Time For Lunch campaign is the Eat-In: a potluck-style gathering to discuss issues and take action. Slow Food Los Angeles is grateful to […] Read More >>>

Slow Food Los Angeles believes that good, clean, and fair food is a right, not a privilege, and we are excited to share news about our participation in Slow Food USA’s Time For Lunch campaign. […] Read More >>>

Volunteer Opportunities This Weekend

Two opportunities for Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends to help local organizations help others: At the 24th Street Elementary School: Nat Zappia, Director of the Garden School Foundation, invites Slow Food members and […] Read More >>>

Announcing the Grand Opening of a New Community Garden

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Big Pick Yields Big Benefits

On ExperienceLA, Curt Gibbs has shared news of yesterday’s Big Pick event in Chatsworth organized by Rick Nahmias. More than 60 volunteers picked and packed approximately 4 tons of oranges that will be distributed to […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: Perfect Pie Crust

Learn to make rich pie dough with a special method that results in an incredibly tender crust. The event will include a lecture, demonstration, and tasty samplings of fruit pies made with various types of […] Read More >>>

Picking Fruit For Those in Need: Join “The Big Pick” on March 8

Rick Nahmias, who caught our attention with The Migrant Project, his moving photographs of the men and women who help supply over half the produce grown in the United States, is helping coordinate The Big […] Read More >>>

The Connection Between Soil and Sustainability

Wes Jackson and Wendell Berry connect the dots between the health of soil and the environment and a sustainable food policy: Agriculture has too often involved an insupportable abuse and waste of soil, ever since […] Read More >>>

Food Democracy Now! Considers Under-Secretaries of Agriculture

Food Democracy Now! is turning its attention to the under-secretary positions at the Department of Agriculture, and has put out a call for support: As you may already know, while the Secretary of Agriculture is […] Read More >>>

Agriculture Secretary Petition at fooddemocracynow.org

In these final days before President-Elect Obama makes his selection for Secretary of Agriculture, we urge you to express your support for dynamic and sustainable choices for the post. An online petition available at www.fooddemocracynow.org […] Read More >>>

Happy Thanksgiving

Wishes for a happy Thanksgiving to all the members and friends of Slow Food Los Angeles! Today is a day to remember all the people and things for which we’re thankful, and we offer special […] Read More >>>