Sonoma County is full of rolling green hills, dramatic coastline and towering redwoods. Nestled amongst it all are the vineyards that have put the county on the map and draw visitors in every fall for wine tours and tastings. And while there are so many incredible wineries to visit, some of which have made it into the Slow Wine Guide, there is so much more that Sonoma County has to offer including the many restaurants, bars, farms and businesses serving local, delicious food.
Slow Food USA created the National Resilience Fund to give direct financial support to vital businesses and workers in community-based food systems, through local Slow Food chapters and working groups. We caught up with some of the first and second round grantees, which focused on local community initiatives and black-led initiatives.
The weekend was filled with productive talks about how to make more sustainable seafood chains not only for the fish and their habitats, but for the people who fish and eat them as well.