Los Angeles

Good Food Festival Film Series August Event: Queen of the Sun

The third event in this summer’s Good Food Festival Film Series will feature Queen of the Sun, a documentary directed by Taggart Siegel that explores the phenomenon known as “colony collapse disorder” from the perspectives […] Read More >>>

Beekeeping at the White House

Elisabeth Goodridge of The New York Timesreports on the success of some of the most active associates of the White House garden: the honeybees. Many of us have been enchanted by the addition of honeybee […] Read More >>>

Path to Freedom Film Screening + Potluck: Pollen Nation

Our friends at Path to Freedom – Urban Homestead have extended an invitation to their upcoming film screening and vegetarian potluck to Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends: On February 22, Path to Freedom […] Read More >>>

In the News… Thursday, July 3, 2008

† What’s Going on with Tomatoes? The New York Times is not alone in asking what’s going on with tomatoes, and are they really the key to the salmonella outbreaks that have been reported in […] Read More >>>

In the News… Thursday, May 15, 2008

† The Farm Bill passed the House and the Senate: After passing the House by a vote of 318 to 106, the Farm Bill passed the Senate today by a vote of 81 to 15. […] Read More >>>

Members-Only Event Announcement: Live in the Hive 2008!

Update: May 25, 2008: This event has been fully booked. Although some members are on the waiting list, we do not anticipate being able to accommodate the complete waiting list, so additional reservations are not […] Read More >>>

In the News… Thursday, May 8, 2008

† The Grim State of Bee Health: On the heels of yesterday’s announcement of a Slow Food Los Angeles event featuring a presentation by Professor May Berenbaum, one of the nation’s experts on the declining […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: “BSI… or The Case of the Disappearing Bees”

Slow Food Los Angeles is delighted to welcome Professor May Berenbaum to Los Angeles for a timely presentation on the as-yet unexplained disappearance of honeybees and the potential effects of this ecological crisis. The “pollinator […] Read More >>>

In the News… Monday, April 21, 2008

† The cost of food: Lots of news in the last week about rising food prices, their current effects, and likely future effects: ++ Marion Nestle cites several articles, including pieces in The Economist and […] Read More >>>

In the News… Tuesday, June 12, 2007

† Standards for “Organic” Foods: The Los Angeles Times reported this weekend that changes in the stardards under which a food product can be labeled “organic” are moving through the USDA: A deadline of midnight […] Read More >>>

In the News…Monday, June 4, 2007

† Is the honeybee problem greater than we thought? Salon.com convened a roundtable of honeybee experts to talk about what we know, what we don’t know, and what amounts to urban myth in the matter […] Read More >>>

Members-Only Event Announcement: Live in the Hive!

Bill Lewis, an experienced beekeeper and long-time participant in the South Pasadena and Santa Monica farmers’ markets, has generously agreed to host a private tour of his bee-keeping and small-scale honey production operation and to […] Read More >>>