Los Angeles

Michael Pollan: “Eating Sunshine” at the Web 2.0 Summit

As part of the Web 2.0 conference earlier this month, Michael Pollan talked with John Battelle about many of the issues Pollan raised in his recent New York Times Magazine article, “Farmer in Chief: What […] Read More >>>

Proposition 2: California votes tomorrow

Naomi Starkman interviews Wayne Pacelle, President of the Humane Society, about Proposition 2, a California ballot measure that’s of significant interest to Slow Food members and friends in California, and one that should be of […] Read More >>>

“The Politics of Food” at Farmlab

Join Next American City at Farmlab for lunch and the first talk in their URBANEXUS lecture series featuring Mark Vallianatos, co-author of The Next Los Angeles: The Struggle for a Livable City. The lecture will […] Read More >>>

Slow Food Nation “Food for Thought” videos now online

For those who did not attend Slow Food Nation, for those who attended but did not score a ticket to the sold-out Food for Thought lecture series, and for those who attended but would like […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: Two Angry Moms Screening

In conjunction with Freshlunches, Healthy Child Healthy World, and Clif Bar, Slow Food Los Angeles is pleased to support the free screening and Los Angeles debut of Two Angry Moms, a documentary by Amy Kalafa. […] Read More >>>

Declaration for Healthy Food and Agriculture

Initiated by Roots of Change and endorsed by over 200 leaders in the good food movement, the Declaration for Healthy Food and Agriculture is an effort to provide the movement with “a clear and commonly […] Read More >>>

Opportunity with the California Food & Justice Coalition

The California Food & Justice Coalition has announced that it is seeking qualified candidates for Director. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, with a preferred (but flexible) start date of November 1, 2008. […] Read More >>>

Food Politics: Marion Nestle at the California Endowment

Thanks to Frank Tamborello of Hunger Action Los Angeles for alerting us to an upcoming event. Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics, Safe Food, and What to Eat, will be the principal speaker at the […] Read More >>>

Donate Books, DVDs, and CDs to Food on Foot

Food on Foot has asked us to share a request with Slow Food members and friends: We need your books, DVDs, and CDs! Please donate your gently used or new books, DVDs, and CDs to […] Read More >>>

Alice Waters on the Importance of the Farm Bill

Alice Waters contributed her thoughts the subject of the Farm Bill in Sunday’s Sacramento Bee: “Farm Bill Should Focus on Healthful Foods“: The farm bill emerged originally to support farmers during the Great Depression. But […] Read More >>>

Contacting Legislators to Save Fresh Start

Our colleagues at the California Food Policy Advocates have issued a call to action regarding the Fresh Start Program: The wildly successful effort to bring more fresh produce to school children is scheduled to perish! […] Read More >>>

The 2007 Farm Bill: Slow Food Stands Up

Many of our readers have asked for more information about the 2007 Farm Bill and what Slow Food as an organization is doing. We’re pleased that Slow Food USA has issued a position statement and […] Read More >>>