Slow Food Los Angeles

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7 February 2012
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“Gardening on the Farm and in the City” at the Santa Monica Public Library

Thanks to Laura Avery and Jodi Low for a reminder about the next Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Library Panel event, Gardening on the Farm and in the City: When: Thursday, February 9, 2012 from 7:00pm until 9:00pm Where: Santa Monica … Continue reading

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5 September 2011
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At the Market: Kicking Off the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market

Join Amelia Saltsman, author of The Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook, and friends as they kick off the Good Food Festival and Conference with a day of cooking demos, tastes, and conversation at the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. Special guest … Continue reading

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9 January 2011
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27th Annual Los Angeles Mycological Society Wild Mushroom Fair

The Los Angeles Mycological Society has alerted us that this year’s Mushroom Fair will be held on February 13, 2011, at Ayres Hall at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden at 301 North Baldwin Avenue in Arcadia. This … Continue reading

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9 January 2011
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“Stopping Bullets With Jobs”: Father Greg Boyle in conversation with Tavis Smiley

Homeboy Industries and the Homegirl Cafe have been contributors to Slow Food projects, most recently the Time for Lunch campaign to raise awareness about the Child Nutrition Act and need to improve the national school lunch program. Staff and volunteers … Continue reading

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9 January 2011
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Urban Homesteading in 2011

To start off 2011, the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market quarterly panel will address a topic of great interest to many Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends: urban homesteading. Urban dwellers are going beyond gardens and edible landscaping to produce … Continue reading

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28 October 2010
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Is It Organic? Is That Important?

These are questions that will be posed to panelists at the next Santa Monica Farmers’ Market quarterly panel on Thursday, 4 November, beginning at 7:00pm. These panel discussions are always lively and informative and this one will be no different, … Continue reading

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2 September 2010
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“The Search for the Legendary Fragrant Sun Fruit of Shangri-La and Other Tales of Adventures in the World of Citron”

It’s rare that we receive news of an event with such a dramatic and exotic title, but we were not surprised to learn that it involved the Culinary Historians of Southern California and David Karp, known and respected as “The … Continue reading

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10 August 2010
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Are Celebrity Chefs Good for Food?

That’s the provocative point of departure for an upcoming Zócalo Public Square event. Chefs have always had a knack for fame: From Julia Child to Napoleon’s personal chef, who published lucrative cookbooks and invented the tall white chef’s hat. But … Continue reading

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10 August 2010
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“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 animals for meat and dairy … Continue reading

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6 June 2010
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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 to improve your lawn and … Continue reading

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