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Join Slow Food Eugene And The Willamette Farm And Food Coalition For A Farm Dinner And Tour At Berggren Farm, Thursday, September 4.

This is the 2014 version of our favorite event of the year. It’s the Not Quite One Field Meal. We have a number of local farms contributing to the event. Just as in the past, you can expect a fabulous dinner visiting one of our local sustainable farms. Seats are limited (50), so don’t wait [...]

Last Tuesday Meet-Ups To Start In September

Put September 30 on your calendar. Slow Food Eugene’s successful Last Tuesday Meet-Up will restart this Fall.

Last Tuesday Meet-Ups are a great opportunity to meet and greet fellow Slow Food members and friends. Typically, they start at 5:30pm. Each month, Slow Food Eugene brings in a speaker on important and interesting topics in the [...]

Yachats River Valley Farm Tour, Sunday, August 24, 10 am to 4 pm

You will find the information that you need on the Yachats Chamber of Commerce Events Calendar. Scroll down to August 24.

Here are the farms on the tour:

Seeds of Oregon-vegetables, plants and jams Triple D Ranch-grass- fed beef, goat, fresh cows milk Forks Farm- organic blueberries, cut flowers, florist, produce, jams Rise and Shine [...]

Slow Food Eugene Lecture Series

We are working on some great new events for 2014. Stay tuned for upcoming news.

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.

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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.

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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 Farmers Market Tuesday 10am-3pm Saturday 9am to 3pm 8th and Oak, Downtown Eugene

Thursday 2pm-6 pm 5th Street Public Market 296 E 5th Street, Eugene Oregon

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 [...]

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 [...]