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Slow Food Eugene

January 2015
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Slow Money Announces Its Oregon Investors Event–January 29, 6 pm, Red Wagon Creamery

In 2013, Slow Money Willamette Valley set out to help build resilience in our local food and farming economy by catalyzing low-interest loans to local, sustainable food and farming businesses.

Investing money as though food, farms and the fertility of the soil really matters, Slow Money brings people together around a shared vision. It starts [...]

Good, Clean, and Fair Fish

We can make change happen, even in small ways. One way to forage forward is to find more ways to return to our origins of food by making responsible food choices.

Enter the subject of fish and seafood. As we seek to recover traditional wisdom around fishing, we simultaneously improve the health of our bodies, [...]

Slow Food and Meatless Mondays

Slow Food USA has partnered with Meatless Monday to advocate a new campaign called “Meatless Monday”. It’s in favor of choosing to avoid meat just one day a week. Meat requires an enormous amount of energy to produce. This campaign is an opportunity to eat meatless options on Monday, for the entire day. If we [...]

The Wild Duck Cafe will give a percentage of the day’s sales to Willamette Farm and Food Coalition on Tuesday January 20th

The Wild Duck is open from 8am to midnight so you can opt for breakfast, lunch, beer at happy hour, dinner, dessert, coffee, or a late night snack!

Please print this flyer to present to your server (or pull this message up on your smart phone).

From Eggs Benedict with house-made hollandaise to the Total [...]

Oregon Truffle Festival, Eugene, January 23-25.

The 10th annual Oregon Truffle Festival is Better Together in every way with a full schedule of events the weekend of January 23, 24 & 25, 2015. Find more information here.

Deck Family Farm’s Barn Fire Recovery Effort

A word and request from our friends at the Deck Family about the terrible fire that destroyed their barn:

On the evening of Sunday, November 9th the Deck Family Farm experienced a setback when our barn caught fire. By the time the local firefighters arrived, the flames engulfed the building and all we could do [...]

RAFT Garden and Ark of Taste

The RAFT (Renewing America’s Food Traditions) Alliance is a collaboration of food, farming and environmental advocates (including Slow Food USA). It was founded in 2004 to identify, restore and celebrate America’s biologically and culturally diverse food traditions through conservation, education, market recovery and regional networking. RAFT developed the first-ever comprehensive list of food species and [...]

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.


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

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, year round 3377 East Amazon, behind Mazzi’s Restaurant

Cottage Grove Growers Market Saturdays, [...]