Sep 8, 2022 | Biodiversity, Cooking, Plant A Seed, Slow Beans
I am a PhD student researching beans, and I truly think beans are the perfect food. I have yet to meet a food that can check so many boxes: support thriving local food systems, advance sustainability goals and environmental health, culturally relevant to cuisines around the globe, incredibly versatile in the kitchen, delicious, and — of course — nutritious.
Sep 1, 2022 | Biodiversity, Food and Farming, Food Justice, Slow Food Leaders, Slow Food Live
Root your approach to health and nutrition in Native American and Indigenous practices. Join us as we learn from three native nutrition experts and explore ways that food connects us to the land, to our ancestors, to our health, and to one another.
Aug 11, 2022 | Biodiversity, Food and Farming, Food Justice, Snailblazer/Snail of Approval
Farm to Fight Hunger is a nonprofit organization that grows, harvests and delivers fresh, nutritious produce, free of charge, to those in California’s Sonoma County in need of healthy food. Eggs laid by happy, pastured hens are also donated to local food banks.
Jul 21, 2022 | Biodiversity, Slow Food Chapters, Slow Seed
In October 2021, Slow Food Denver co-hosted their first annual seed-saving event at Ekar Farm, an organization that serves as a “focal point for Denver’s Jewish community to come together around issues of food security, environmentalism, and urban farming,” and Spirit of the Sun, an “indigenous womxn-led nonprofit working to empower Native communities, one youth at a time.”
Jun 22, 2022 | Ark of Taste, Biodiversity, Chapter Highlight, Slow Food ChaptersBy Michelle DiMuzio, Communications Coordinator In 2017, Slow Food Charleston embarked on an Ark of Taste project to preserve the iconic Lemon Cling Peach. As described by Timothy Matlack, a brewer and leader of the American Revolutionary War, to Thomas Jefferson, the...
Jun 8, 2022 | Biodiversity, Slow Food Events, Slow Seed By Michelle DiMuzio, Communications Coordinator We are still reflecting and absorbing all the beautiful sentiments, lessons and inspiration we gleaned from the 2022 Slow Seed Summit: Regenerating our Climate, Health and Connection. From May 13-15, 2022, over 150...