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Alice Waters Booksigning at Lost & Found

Alice Waters will be signing copies of her new book, In the Green Kitchen: Techniques to Learn by Heart, this Saturday, April 24, at Lost & Found, 6320 Yucca Street in Hollywood. The signing will […] Read More >>>

Alice Waters on the morality of food

As part of the Washington Post‘s “Divine Impulses” interview series, Sally Quinn talked with Alice Waters about the morality of food, about our connectedness with others, and about the “good, clean, fair philosophy” that summarizes […] Read More >>>

Alice Waters to Speak About Edible Education in Santa Monica

Alice Waters, founder of Chez Panisse and the Chez Panisse Foundation and an international governor of Slow Food, will speak in Santa Monica about her experience bringing the Edible Schoolyard program to public schools. Alice […] Read More >>>

“Is a Food Revolution Now in Season?”

The front page of the Sunday New York Times Business section posed the question, “Is a Food Revolution Now in Season?” and considered the promising steps already taken by the Obama administration toward the goals […] Read More >>>

“Obamas Prepare to Plant White House Vegetable Garden”

Digging begins tomorrow on a garden that will have practical value but may also come to have significant symbolic value: an organic garden on the White House lawn. The idea of a visible garden on […] Read More >>>

In Other Media: Alice Waters on 60 Minutes

Thanks to the members and friends who alerted us that Lesley Stahl’s profile of Alice Waters will be featured on tonight’s episode of 60 Minutes (CBS). Slow Food Nation and The Edible Schoolyard serve as […] 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 >>>

Influencing U.S. Food Policy

Thanks to our friends at The Ethicurean for the pointer to a clip from Alice Waters’ conversation with Anna Deavere Smith at this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival about food policy, the potential influence of a […] Read More >>>

Alice Waters and Gavin Newsom in Conversation

Earlier this week, the San Francisco Public Library hosted a conversation between San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and Alice Waters about food, food choices, food education, and how food choices reflect–and reinforce–social and political values […] Read More >>>

In the News… Thursday, September 27, 2007

† Slow Food Nation fundraising dinner: Thanks to all who were able to attend last Sunday’s fundraising dinner for Slow Food Nation at Campanile, and special thanks to Mark Peel, Jay Perrin, Caroline Allain, and […] Read More >>>

In the News… Wednesday, September 19, 2007

† “Lunch with Alice Waters, Food Revolutionary”: Today’s New York Times includes several pieces related to Alice Waters and the spirit of “good, clean, and fair” in food choices: Read the profile by Kim Severson, […] Read More >>>

Slow Food Nation Fundraising Event

Slow Food Nation, an unprecedented celebration of the principles of sustainability, ecogastronomy, and conviviality that are at the heart of the Slow Food movement, will take place in San Francisco from May 1-4, 2008. As […] Read More >>>