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Last Tuesday Meet-up, February 24th, Wildcraft Cider Works

This month’s Last Tuesday Meet-Up will be at Wildcraft Cider Works, 390 Lincoln Street, Eugene. Sean, the owner and the chef, will talk to us about sourcing and vision. Sean has reserved a table for 20. They will provide samples of cider and perhaps appetizers.

Last Tuesday Meet-Ups are a great opportunity to meet and [...]

Save The Date: Slow Food Eugene Potluck And Annual Meeting, Monday, April 6, at the Hummingbird Building, 6:30 pm

We are holding this year’s annual meeting to recognize Slow Food USA’s Meatless Monday campaign. See the article below.

Our Annual Meeting includes elections for chapter officers. We are seeking nominations for chapter leader and treasurer. Contact us, if you want to join the chapter leader group.

Local Food Connection Conference

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 [...]

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.

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’ Winter Market [...]