Welcome to the Slow Food Eugene website! Our mission is to support food that is good, clean and fair. Check here often for news about Chapter events and volunteer opportunities.


Slow Food Eugene

April 2014
« Mar    

Slow Food Eugene Lecture Series Features Leda Hermecz, Owner F.I.R.S.T

Tuesday, April 8, At 16 Tons Bier Cafe, 6:30 pm.

Join us for the fourth installment of the 2014 Slow Food Eugene Lecture Series, featuring Leda Hermecz, Owner F.I.R.S.T (Food Industry Resources for Sustainable Food Alliance)

Doors open at 6:30 pm, the program starts at 7:00 pm.

The Slow Food Eugene Lecture series events are [...]

Join Slow Food – an invitation to membership

Are you committed to food for all that is “good, clean, and fair?” Other organizations advocate for good OR clean OR fair food policies. Only Slow Food emphasizes the interconnectedness of all three. Please consider joining with other like-minded people all over the nation and the world, by becoming a MEMBER of Slow Food USA.


Farm to School Apple Fundraiser

When you buy Farm to School Fuji apples at participating retailers in the Eugene area including Kiva, Friendly St. Market, Sundance, Cappella, Red Barn, New Frontier and Eugene Local Foods, profits from the sale will support the Willamette Farm and Food Coalition’s Farm to School Program. For more information: click this link.


Public Service Announcements

As a public service, we are listing some upcoming events we thought that you might be interested in. Listing an event is not an indication that we are sponsoring or endorsing the event.

Farmers’ Markets

Lane County Winter Market Saturdays 10am to 2pm 8th and Oak, Downtown Eugene

Sprout Regional Food Hub Fridays, 3pm-7pm, year round 418 A Street, downtown Springfield Accepts Oregon Trail (SNAP), WIC and Senior Coupon

The Corner Market Wednesdays, noon to 6pm, year round 295 River Road, near Chambers Street bridge

Hideaway Bakery Market Saturdays, 9am-2pm, [...]

Local Organizations

Willamette Farm And Food Coalition Support this great organization.

Weston A. Price Foundation Potluck

What: A monthly potluck in Eugene (and other locales) to foster discussion and understanding of traditional healing foods used by long-lived and healthy societies. Based on researched gathered by Weston A Price, DDS. Who: Weston A. Price Foundation, Eugene Chapter When: [...]

Meet One Of Our Sponsors–The Organically Grown Company

By Jackie Variano, Slow Food member and Special Contributor This article is part of a series highlighting our sponsors’ contributions to the community.

Although it’s now a part of our daily digest of words, in 1982 the word “organic” didn’t hold much weight, and definitely wasn’t part of the mainstream.

Enter the Organically Grown [...]

Slow Food Eugene Supporter Profile: Eugene Local Foods

This article is one of a series highlighting the businesses sponsoring the Slow Food Eugene Newsletter. Please support them. They help us fight for good, clean, and fair food.


Amy McCann first came to Eugene Local Foods as a customer in 2008.

“I thought it was such a great way for local people who [...]

Welcome Slow Food Eugene’s Newest Sponsor – Koho Bistro

Thank you to Koho Bistro for supporting Slow Food Eugene. Koho Bistro is located at 2101 Bailey Hill Road, Eugene. You can reach them at 541-684-8888.

We are delighted to have them as a sponsor. Koho Bistro uses fresh, locally sourced ingredients from local farmers, artisans, winemakers and brewers. Their cuisine exemplifies a seasonal, artistic, [...]

RAFT Garden Enters Its Fourth Year

After two years at NW Youth Corps, the RAFT Garden is now in the second year at the Whiteaker Community Garden at the end of N. Polk St. The plot is on the east side and marked with a RAFT sign. The RAFT garden includes Hooker’s corn, Oregon Giant Pole bean, Oregon Delicious melon, Lower [...]