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 [...]
On Monday, Feb. 3rd Judy Stickney, co-leader of Slow Food Eugene, had the pleasure of participating in the 8th annual Local Food Connection Conference hosted at Lane Community College: Center for meeting and Learning. The event was organized by Cascade Pacific Resource, Conservation and Development, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting local, grassroots projects [...]
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 [...]
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 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 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 [...]
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.
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.
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’ Winter Market [...]
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: [...]