Los Angeles

In the News… Thursday, December 18, 2008

Many Slow Food members and friends have been expressing their opinions about how the next administration’s food policy should take shape and who should occupy key food-related positions in the Obama administration. Earlier this week […] Read More >>>

Secretary of Food?

Nicholas Kristof’s op-ed piece in yesterday’s New York Times suggests that while finding appropriate candidates for the Secretary of Agriculture position is necessary, we need a more radical rethinking of the position itself. “Secretary of […] Read More >>>

Reading: The Fall Issue of Edible Los Angeles

The Fall issue of Edible Los Angeles is now available and it features a host of stories of interest to Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends, including news about subjects ranging from the national […] Read More >>>

In Other Media: Michael Pollan (and others) on the State of Our Food

In print: Michael Pollan’s open letter to the next president anchored the New York Times Magazine of Sunday, October 12: “Farmer In Chief: What the Next President Can and Should Do to Remake the Way […] Read More >>>

Come to the Table Now Available

As a companion to the events over the Labor Day weekend, Slow Food Nation has published Come to the Table: The Slow Food Way of Living. Edited by Katrina Heron and enhanced with photography by […] Read More >>>

In the News… Thursday, September 25, 2008

Thanks to the Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends for sending their impressions of Slow Food Nation; we’ll share those comments tomorrow, along with more Slow news and announcements. In the meantime, other news […] Read More >>>

Schlosser, Patel, and Barber on Good, Clean, and Fair Food

Tom Philpott of Grist has posted his observations of and several videos from and related to Slow Food Nation: Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, talks about the need to consider the rights of […] Read More >>>

Batches of Jam–and Friends–at the Public Fruit Jam

Thanks to Mindy Farabee of the Los Angeles Times for reporting on the Public Fruit Jam held on Sunday at the Machine Project in Echo Park: As pots of concoctions such as fig-lemon-lavender bubbled on […] Read More >>>

Welcome Edible Los Angeles!

We’re pleased to welcome a new contributor to the Los Angeles conversation about food: Edible Los Angeles. One of a family of fifty Edible Community magazines, Edible Los Angeles aims to shine a spotlight on […] Read More >>>

Chefs Collaborative on Sustainable Seafood

Chefs Collaborative recently published “Seafood Solutions: A Chef’s Guide to Sourcing Sustainable Seafood.” Although it is addressed to chefs who make seafood purchasing decisions, the guide offers definitions, helpful information, and useful questions to consider […] 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… Sunday, June 22, 2008

† Two from Tara Parker-Pope: In “Boosting Health with Local Food,” Ms. Parker-Pope writes in the New York Times about a University of North Carolina study that will assess “the impact of moving toward a […] Read More >>>