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Emily in Italy: Slow Life

Eight months after moving to Italy, Emily reflects on how the pace and quality of her life has slowed and changed. 18 October 2010 I knew we were coming to Italy to learn more about […] Read More >>>

On the Integrity of our Farmers’ Markets

Amelia Saltsman is our go-to person for advice and information on a range of farmers’ market issues, from management to menu planning and meal preparation based on the best our local markets have to offer. […] Read More >>>

Emily in Italy: Berkeley to Bologna, MO to BO: Nostalgia and Slow Food for Youth

We’re catching up on Emily Ventura’s Italian explorations, and in today’s installment, Emily shares with us the sense of community and engagement she found at an agriturismo farm near Bologna. I grew up in Berkeley, […] Read More >>>

Emily in Italy: Slow Food Summer

We’ve been remiss in sharing some of the news from Emily Ventura, the chairperson of our social action committee, as she explores Italy during her year as a Fulbright Fellow. Emily recently attended Terra Madre […] Read More >>>

Will You Take the Unprocessed Challenge?

We often talk about the importance of eating “real food,” of choosing food that’s “good, clean, and fair,” and of supporting local producers who are committed to sustainable practices. But could you add to those […] Read More >>>

Help Evan Kleiman help Nina Garcia (of the famous quesadillas)

Evan Kleiman, whom many of you know from Good Food, Angeli Caffe, and as the founder of Slow Food Los Angeles (back in the day before Slow Food USA existed!), has put out a call […] Read More >>>

Special Hours at the Hollywood Farmers’ Market

Attention early birds! This Sunday, March 21, the Hollywood Farmers’ Market will be open from 11:00am until 3:00pm due to street closures in the early morning hours for the L.A. Marathon. Tow zones will be […] Read More >>>

Emily in Italy: Meeting Carlo Petrini, meeting local farmers

UNISG On Thursday I had my first meeting at the University of Gastronomic Sciences, which is my primary affiliation for my Fulbright grant. Arriving in Colorno, I was struck with the beauty of the campus […] Read More >>>

Emily in Italy: Market Education

Sunday, March 7, 2010 We have now almost been here for a week. It is a Sunday, which seems like an especially relaxing day of the week here in Italy – almost nothing is open […] Read More >>>

Emily in Italy: Arrival!

March 1, 2010, part 1 It’s now just 2 hours until we arrive in Milan. Local time is 6:30am. As we are now so close, I can’t sleep anymore – I am so ready to […] Read More >>>

Street Closures and the Hollywood Farmers’ Market

We’ve received several inquiries about this Sunday’s Hollywood Farmers’ Market, specifically whether the planned street closures in connection with the Academy Awards® ceremony at Hollywood and Highland would close the market. Our understanding is that […] 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 >>>