Los Angeles

Support the Hollywood Farmers’ Market: Storytelling for Change

Thanks to Sarah Newman for alerting us to this lovely video celebration of the Hollywood Farmers’ Market: Support the Hollywood Farmers Market from Storytelling for Change on Vimeo. [This video was produced by Dance Aoki […] Read More >>>

Evan Kleiman in conversation with Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser

On February 9, 2011, as part of its Visions and Voices initiative, the University of Souther California hosted a conversation among Evan Kleiman, Michael Pollan, and Eric Schlosser that covered a number of perennial and […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: Ingredients screening + discussion

In cooperation with the American Cinematheque, Slow Food Los Angeles is delighted to host a screening of Ingredients, a documentary that seasonally explores how farmers, ranchers, chefs, and consumers are cooperating to create more sustainable […] Read More >>>

“Froot Loops or Fruit?”: Why President Obama’s Response Matters to Slow Food

As part of a recent YouTube interview, President Obama responded to questions posed by individuals about a range of issues. Of more than 140,000 questions submitted, a simple one posed by Slow Food USA president […] 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 >>>

A (Mini) Tour of Polyface Farm with Joel Salatin and Eric Ripert

A recent episode of “Avec Eric,” Eric Ripert’s television show, featured a segment filmed at Polyface Farm with Joel Salatin, who talked about how the various elements of the farm support each other. Even if […] Read More >>>

Nourish: Food + Community

With public interest in food issues at an all-time high, Nourish: Food + Community invites families to consider the vital question: “What’s the story of my food?” Nourish is a multi-year media and education initiative […] 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 >>>

“The Inedible Egg”: Slow Food USA Calls for Food Safety Accountability

A new video from Slow Food USA calls on all of us to let Congress know that “we want our food to be edible, that we demand better control of and more accountability from our […] 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 >>>

Alice Waters on the morality of food

As part of the Washington Post‘s “Divine Impulses” interview series, Sally Quinn talked with Alice Waters about the morality of food, about our connectedness with others, and about the “good, clean, fair philosophy” that summarizes […] Read More >>>

“Food Fight” Screening in Westwood

Chris Taylor has alerted us that his documentary, Food Fight, will be screened as part of the “Something to Talk About” documentary film series, a unique independent series of films that are meant to provoke […] Read More >>>