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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 […] Read More >>>

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 […] Read More >>>

Professor May Berenbaum Awarded the Tyler Prize

We’re thrilled to share the news that May Berenbaum, one of the world’s leading entomologists, has been awarded the 2011 Tyler Environmental Prize. The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement is an internationally distinguished award in […] Read More >>>

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 […] Read More >>>

“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 […] Read More >>>

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 […] Read More >>>

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 […] Read More >>>

“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, […] Read More >>>

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 […] Read More >>>

“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 >>>