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Slow Food Live

WATCH, LEARN AND ENGAGE IN SLOW FOOD FROM HOME.

Slow Food Live brings Slow Food into your home with free, virtual webinars and conversations led by experts in a skill or topic that you can join from anywhere on your digital device.

COMING UP

Charleston Cocktail Culture with the Cocktail Bandits

Friday, July 10, 6pm ET
Slow Food Live x Happy Hour

Join the Cocktail Bandits as they share stories of cocktail culture around the world and how they got started in cocktails in Charleston, as well as the origin story and recipe behind their signature ‘Peninsula Tea’ cocktail!

Cacao and Community in the Chocó with Slow Food Ecuador

Wednesday, July 15, 2pm ET
Slow Food Live x Slow Food Ecuador

A conversation with a cacao farmers, a cook and community members in the Chocó forest of Ecuador, where the Slow Food Presidia and Community have reimagined production, regeneration and travel in the region.

Make Bitters with Kelly Dressman at Dry Land Distillers

Friday, July 17, 6pm ET
Slow Food Live x Happy Hour

Kelly, Dry Land Distillers alchemist will take you on a short historical tour of cocktail bitters and how they are used in today’s cocktail culture, and teach you how to make your own orange and celery bitters as you follow along from your own kitchen.

Participation through Zoom is generally free for anyone and streamed on social media. We will include how viewers can support the person or business in all promotions and during the webinar. Sessions are 30-45 minutes of teaching/speaking + 15 minutes for Q&A. Participants are live on video and able to ask questions in the chat, but not able to use their audio/microphones during the webinar. We’ll record each session so people can access the content at the times that work for them.

Watch Slow Food Live Sessions

Fish Head Soup with Melanie Brown

Melanie Brown joined her multi-generational family of Bristol Bay commercial fishermen when she was 10, spending summers fishing for sockeye salmon with her great-grandparents in Bristol Bay. You can learn more about Melanie and her family's fish head soup story here!...

The Summer Slow Food Box

The Summer Slow Food Box contains 4 hand-crafted items from the Slow Food Ark of Taste. It includes the highly celebrated Jimmy Red Cornmeal, Black Tepary Beans, cold pressed Benne Oil, and Chiltepín Peppers. Meet the growers and makers behind a few of the products in...

A History of Southern Food with Chef Kevin Mitchell

Conversations around southern food have been met with passion and debate. Oftentimes, the holders of these traditions are overlooked. Chef Kevin Mitchell, C.E.C, C.F.S.E, M.A, examines the stories of the freed and enslaved Black cooks from Charleston, who, through...

What’s The Buzz on the Ridge? Beekeeping at the Forest Ridge School

Come join the chefs at Forest Ridge School to explore beekeeping with honeybees, mason bees, and leafcutter bees. Take a tour of the school gardens, apiaries, and orchards. Learn how you can support these pollinators and in return how they can support your gardens....

Horchata with Chef Regina Escalante Bush

“The sun is shining and the weather is sweet..” Learn how to make horchata, a delightfully refreshing cold beverage from Mexico, from scratch with Chef Regina Escalante. Regina Escalante is the chef and co-owner of Merci restaurant located in Mérida, Yucatán, México,...

Make Masala Chai with Sapna Punjabi-Gupta

Let's gather for a Chai and Chat with Sapna Punjabi-Gupta. Take a pause in your day to cook with Sapna and make a cup of your very own Masala Chai. You'll learn the art of making Indian Chai and what's in the spice mixture (aka Masala) that is added to enhance the...

Urban Gardening with Kelly McGlinchey

A garden can grow and flourish in the unlikeliest of places. From apartment balconies to sunny windowsills, we'll explore techniques for growing in small spaces by embracing the unique elements your home has to offer. Together, we'll examine how even a concrete...

Simple, Stellar Sauces with Katherine Deumling

A good sauce (dressing, vinaigrette) elevates the most basic elements. Using pantry basics and fresh herbs we'll make half-a-dozen sauces and talk about how to enjoy and store them. Katherine Deumling is the founder and CEO of Cook With What You Have. Katherine has...

Meatless Monday + League of Kitchens on Slow Food Live

Hunkered down? The League of Kitchens can bring the world to you with traditional culinary techniques that put vegetables first. Meatless Monday conducted a survey about which pantry items most commonly remain untouched and unloved. The League of Kitchens reveals what...

Double Awesome Dumplings with Mei Li

Learn how to make and fold dumplings from scratch with ingredients from your pantry! We make a dumpling dough with flour and water, then a vegetarian filling combining a pantry food, a canned food, and a frozen food. If you love playing with dough and eating...

The Magic of Microgreens with Roberto Meza

Learn what microgreens are, why they are important to grow, and how to grow them using soil or jute mats in hydroponics systems with Roberto Meza. Roberto Meza is a local food advocate, first-generation farmer and co-founder of Emerald Gardens, a year-round greenhouse...

Slow Fish 101 with Colles Stowell

This is Slow Fish 101, folks! Learn how to think about buying fish the same way you think about buying eggs or produce at the farmers' market. Learn how and why it matters and hear from the fisher harvesters doing it the Slow Fish way. We promise there will be no tall...

Ginger Beer + Cocktails with Danny Childs

The principles of ginger beer lacto-fermentation are covered in a step-by-step tutorial. Danny also discusses how this same process can be adapted to make other delicious non-alcoholic sodas for the whole family. He finishes by showing how to use your favorite spirit...

Cooking on a Farm with Annemarie Ahearn

Join Annemarie as she reads an excerpt from the April chapter intro introducing spring in Maine from Modern Country Cooking. Then, pick the asparagus and herbs and head into the kitchen to make a quick and delicious salad. Annemarie Ahearn lives on the Coast of Maine...

Soil! with Alison Magill

The soil beneath us is a complex ecosystem filled with living organisms and amazing interactions. In this webinar, you will learn the difference between soil and dirt and a bit about the fascinating and important mechanisms that supply nutrients to your plants. You’ll...

Japanese Curry Bricks with Sonoko Sakai

Sonoko Sakai teaches us how to prepare curry bricks to make curry. They are blocks of seasoned roux made of spices, salt, flour, and butter that can be dissolved in water to make an instant curry sauce. Curry bricks are a perfect pantry item that keeps in the fridge...

Social Permaculture with Adam Brock and Abrah Dresdale

As the quarantine separates us physically from friends, family and coworkers, innovative models of connection and collaboration are becoming more relevant than ever. One of these models is the social alchemy pod: a small group that checks in regularly for mutual...

Make Your Own Elderberry Syrup with Ed Kennedy

Elderberries, from the Elder (Sambucus) plant, have long been prized for their ability to help support a normal, healthy functioning immune system. One of the most practical ways to add this traditional remedy to your wellness regime is a Homemade Elderberry Syrup! In...

Growing Cool Weather Plants with Lilly Steirer

Head into the garden with Lilly Steirer to learn best practices for how to start and grow cool weather seeds and plants. Some plants practice social distancing for the greater good, too. Learn the importance of giving plants plenty of space to come into their full...

Making Pizza with Chef Facchini & Family

Let's make pizza! Chef Facchini, along with his daughter, Victoria, and his son, Romeo, will teach us how to make pizza at home. Fabrizio Facchini, with his wife Samira, has been the chef and owner of the small Boutique Hotel And Restaurant “Antico Borgo in Arcevia,...

Plant Magic Spa Day with Christine Buckley

It's spa day! Christine Buckley turns chamomile tea bags into calming eye packs and thyme into a soothing lung and facial steam. Together we'll practice routines that help us rest and rejuvenate with the help of tea and spices found in our kitchens. Christine Buckley...

Intuitive Eating and Herbal Tea Blends with Alkemia Earth

Alkemia Earth teaches intuitive and plant-based eating and, in this session, walks us through a few ways to get in tune with our bodies and improve digestion and health. We end the session with a couple of herbal tea recipes to boost immunity and kick out the toxins!...

Beekeeping Basics with Jennifer Holmes

Learn some beekeeping basics and other fun bee and honey information to satisfy your curiosity and give you a place to start if you are interested in becoming a beekeeper — or just love bees! Jennifer gives us a very close look at a healthy swarm doing their good work...

Garden Time: Starting Seeds

Join us as our Slow Food USA School Garden committee chairs show you and your Snail Kids how to start seeds — in different ways and different places! Learn about seed starting from our expert team of school garden educators — Neha Shah (Michigan), Cynthia Waters...

How to Make Sourdough Starter with Chloe Newman

Ever wanted to keep a sourdough starter for baking delicious bread? In this Slow Food Live, we go over the basics of "capturing" your own wild culture, and how to feed and care for it. We also cover basic use in recipes and long-term storage options. Chloe Newman is...

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Gardening & Animals

30 Year recipe collection

In December, we put together a collection of recipes to celebrate 30 years, from a dozen creative and inspiring chefs that include Sean Sherman, Julia Turshen and Dan Barber. We hope you can nourish your homes and hearts with some of the recipes inside.

Yummy & Healthy Recipes for Kids

We created a collection of Yummy & Healthy Recipes for Kids with support from FAO North America to commemorate World Food Day. You’ll find a dozen fun and simple plant-based recipes in the booklet, perfect for lunch at home or a cooking class at school!