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March’s Last Tuesday Meet-Up: A Flavor Explosion!

Slow Food Eugene friends and members gathered at Koho Bistro on Tuesday, March 31st to enjoy extraordinary flavors and superb camaraderie, including a surprise visit from Congressman Peter DeFazio and his wife, Myrnie Daut. Chef Jeff Strom’s passion for local, organic and seasonal foods started the evening with a taste explosion from his new menu [...]

Annual Membership Vegetarian Potluck April 20, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Join us in kicking-off our Annual Membership Potluck Dinner with vegetarian dishes to honor Slow Food’s global mission to promote Meatless Mondays. Meatless Monday is about skipping meat one day a week because it is good for you, great for your nation’s health, and fantastic for the planet. Meatless Monday is active in 36 countries [...]

Help Solarize the Berggren Demonstration Farm

Support our friends at the Berggren Demonstration Farm in their campaign to win an EWEB Greenpower grant to help ‘solarize’ the Demo Farm! Between now and April 15th, Greenpower customers have the chance to vote for Berggren to win a $40,000 grant to install a solar array at the farm, which will offset their energy [...]

Become a Volunteer with “School Garden Project of Lane County”

One of Slow Food Eugene’s partners is School Garden Project of Lane County. This is a non-profit organization which aims to help schools create, sustain, and use onsite gardens by providing resources, professional consultation, and educational programming. They provide school garden education to help children become healthy adults who eat their fruits and vegetables, and [...]

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 [...]

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.

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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.

Chef’s Night Out Benefit for FOOD for Lane County Tuesday, April 7th, 6:30-9pm Hult Center Lobby

That’s My Farmer! Showcase [...]

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

Lane County Farmers’ Market Saturday [...]