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Italian Inspired Annual End Of Year Potluck–Eugene Garden Club, December 9, 6:30 pm

It’s been a great year of eating and supporting our local producers. Let’s celebrate with Italian potluck dishes. After all, we are celebrating Terra Madre Day. This year Slow Food USA is focussing on foods listed on the Ark of Taste. This is a living catalog of delicious and culturally significant foods in danger of [...]

Oregon Truffle Festival, Portland, January 15-18 and Eugene, January 23-25.

The 10th annual Oregon Truffle Festival is Better Together in every way with a full schedule of events in Portland and Yamhill County wine country January 15, 16, 17 & 18, plus the popular Eugene weekend January 23, 24 & 25, 2015. Find more information here.

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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.

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Welcome Our New Sponsors Marche Restaurant Group, Toby’s Family Foods, Capella Market, and Sweet Creek Foods

We’ve added four new sponsors this month. Marche Restaurants, Toby’s Family Foods, Capella Market, and Sweet Creek Foods have been fixtures on the local food scene for years. They have all been early advocates for good, clean and fair food. We welcome their support and are happy to have them in our family of sponsors.

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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

Holiday Farmers Market November 22 – December 21 Saturdays 10 am – 5 pm Sundays 11 am – 5 pm Lane Events Center

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 [...]

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: [...]