Los Angeles

Author Event: Joseph Shuldiner and Pure Vegan at Lindy & Grundy’s

Joseph Shuldiner, an L.A. County Master Food Preserver, the founder of the Altadena Farmers’ Market, and the director of the Institute of Domestic Technology, invites Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends to an event […] Read More >>>

Los Angeles Times op-ed: “Our Schools’ Sweet Tooth”

Today’s Los Angeles Times features an op-ed by Emily Ventura on the need to pay closer attention to the sugar content in school food: Soft drinks were banned in Los Angeles schools in 2004. But […] Read More >>>

“Spoon Fed”: Kim Severson Booksigning

Kim Severson will launch the paperback edition of her memoir, Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life, in the Los Angeles area, and we encourage Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends to attend […] Read More >>>

Continuing the Unprocessed Challenge

At the end of September we shared news of Andrew Wilder’s Unprocessed Challenge. Since then, 415 joined Andrew in swearing off (or significantly reducing) their consumption of highly processed foods. Rather than seeing this as […] Read More >>>

Mark Bittman and The Food Matters Cookbook

Mark Bittman, known to New York Times readers as The Minimalist, has turned his attention in recent years to the question of how to reduce one’s carbon footprint and waistline without sacrificing taste and pleasure. […] Read More >>>

Diet for a Hot Planet: Anna Lappé in Santa Monica

In honor of being the first city to sign on to the Cool Foods Pledge Campaign, author Anna Lappé will discuss her new book, Diet for a Hot Planet, in a free event at the […] Read More >>>

Organic Garden Project

Organic Garden Project is a young but growing website dedicated to chronicling the development of organic gardens in a variety of settings. As noted on their site: Organic Garden Project exists to bring the community […] Read More >>>

In the News (part 2)… Wednesday, August 19, 2009

School lunches are more and more in the news, which itself is good news. Slow Food USA’s Time For Lunch campaign is in full swing, and today’s news links reflects that: † “Why a Twenty-Something […] Read More >>>

In the News… Friday, August 14, 2009 (part 1)

There’s lots of news of interest to Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends in recent days, so this update will be in two parts: † “Out of the Kitchen, Onto the Couch”: Michael Pollan’s […] Read More >>>

In the News… Friday, July 10, 2009

The newswires are hot with information and commentary of interest to Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends: † San Francisco’s Food Policy: How can urban land be put to better use? How do cities […] Read More >>>

“Food Politics”: Dr Marion Nestle’s new home on the web

Marion Nestle’s excellent “What to Eat” blog has migrated to a new home on the web, Food Politics. Same great content, new design and URL. From news on the FDA and USDA to foodborne illness […] Read More >>>

In the News… Saturday, December 20, 2008

† Cheap food isn’t so cheap when there’s this mess to clean up. Kudos to Elanor Starmer of The Ethicurean.com team for her work on the report. † Seafood sustainability and supermarkets: Greenpeace recently issued […] Read More >>>