Los Angeles

“Conscientious Carnivore” Discussion

The next quarterly library panel discussion is coming up, and the Santa Monica Farmers’ Markets are bringing together local farmers and chefs to discuss the concept of being a “conscientious carnivore.” Many farmers are raising […] Read More >>>

Composting Workshop

Continuing its program of community education, the Milagro Allegro Community Garden is offering a free County of Los Angeles Smart Gardening composting workshop. Composting is a great way to reduce yard and kitchen waste and […] Read More >>>

Los Angeles Mycological Society presents “All Things Truffle”

David Kahn of the Los Angeles Mycological Society has extended an invitation to Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends to attend the next LAMS meeting featuring Robert Chang, Managing Director of the American Truffle […] Read More >>>

Care & Pruning of Fruit Trees Workshop

For Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends who are interested in increasing the health and productivity of their gardens, the Milagro Allegro Community Garden is hosting a workshop that may be just in time […] Read More >>>

Preserving Persimmons (and other autumn fruit) at Surfas

There are a lot of persimmon lovers in the Slow Food Los Angeles community, so we thank Betty Hallock for her post on the Los Angeles Times‘ Daily Dish blog alerting us to an event […] Read More >>>

“Eating the Whole Farm” at the Santa Monica Public Library

Thanks to Laura Avery and Jodi Low for a reminder about another in the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Library Panel Series: “Eating the Whole Farm”: When: Thursday, November 5, 2009 beginning at 7:00pm Where: Santa […] Read More >>>

Orange County Event: Vietnamese Market Tour, Cooking Class, Dinner

Our colleagues in the Orange County chapter invite Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends to market tours and cooking classes focused on Vietnamese cooking. Details below: Tour Vietnam without your passport –this Slow Food […] Read More >>>

Late Notice: Growing Mushrooms at Home

Learn to grow your own mushrooms with Marta Teegan of Homegrown and David Kahn of Sustainable Habitats and the Los Angeles Mycological Society: When: Saturday, November 8, 2008 from 10:00am-noon Where: Location in Los Angeles; […] 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 >>>

Is there such a thing as Los Angeles cuisine?

Thanks to Kristin’s List for a pointer to this free lecture at a great local resource, the Hammer Museum: When you go to a Chicago-style restaurant, you might expect hot dogs or deep-dish pizza. A […] Read More >>>

“Jam Session” and Bread Tasting at Breadbar

Two events have come to our attention that may be of interest to Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends: Breadbar is hosting its first annual Jam Session. For musicians, a jam session is one […] Read More >>>

In the News… Wednesday, May 21, 2008

† “A Disgraceful Farm Bill”?: So thinks the New York Times, which notes that while the Farm Bill “has some virtues,” it also has flaws aplenty, and big ones: “The bill is an inglorious piece […] Read More >>>