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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 [...]

Slow Food Eugene 2012 Terra Madre Delegate–Megan Kemple

Meet Megan Kemple. One of Slow Food Eugene’s delegates to Terra Madre. Our other delegate is Erin Walkenshaw, who you will be able to read about next month. We chose Megan and Erin because of their dedication and long time commitment to bringing the finest, freshest, healthiest foods possible to our community.

Megan grew [...]


The University of Oregon is sponsoring the Food Justice Conference this month. The 3 day event will be held on Feb 19-21.

Food Justice explores the history and future of our food system with a focus on three themes: community, equity and sustainability.

Food Justice will feature a unique forum called the Food Fair & [...]

Bubbles, Bivalves, Birds, And A Bake Sale: Sunday, October 10

October 10, 1-3pm–Bubbles, Bivalves, Birds and a Bake Sale @ Meriwether Wines. Don’t miss this opportunity to share an afternoon of jazz and great food at Domaine Meriwether in Veneta. We’ll be drinking their renowned bubbly and eat oysters prepared by Adam’s Sustainable Table restaurant. Music will be provided by Ken Luker and Paul [...]

Pears, Fabulous Pears: Slow Food Pear Tasting at UO Urban Farm, Saturday Sept. 11

What an opportunity to taste 20 or more pears that are little known to our commercial markets, enjoy a sweet or savory dish made from pears and help select a pear candidate for the Slow Food USA Ark of Taste!

Slow Food Eugene Pear Tasting at Univ. of Oregon Urban Farm 1475 Franklin Blvd. Eugene, [...]

Fourth Annual One Field Meal at Polyrock Ranch and Lost Creek Farm

One Field Meal 2010

Tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual One Field Meal–August 22 at the Polyrock Ranch and Lost Creek Farm.

We are limiting ticket sales this year, so be sure to get your tickets early.

The host farm this year is the Polyrock Ranch and Lost Creek Farm [...]

Carts And A Cold One Cook Off — Sunday, August 1, 2010

Coming Right Up At Ninkasi Brewery–Sunday, August 1, 5pm to 8pm.

Every wonder which of our local food carts offers the best meals? Ever yearn for a cool beer to help wash down that freshly prepared sandwich just emerging from the dark recesses of the food wagon?

Here’s the answer to your deepest desires–Slow [...]

Tastes Like Spring

During my recent trip to Ann Arbor I found that Slow Food concepts are alive and thriving in Michigan. My visit to the Saturday Farmers Market located in historic Kerrytown was an eyeful of seasonal flowers and veggie starts, organic dairy products, farm raised meats, and fresh baked goods. That’s right, I felt [...]

May Newsletter

Check out the Slow Food Eugene Newsletter for May, 2010! Featured in this issue:

New Leaders For Slow Food Eugene Slow Food Eugene Has Its Own Slug Queen Candidate Join Us At Slow Food Eugene And Let’s Fight For Better Food In School Lunches Suppport Our Sponsors Slow Food Eugene Celebrated Earth Day Farmer’s Markets [...]

Why school gardens and school food are so important

Don’t miss this:

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution debuts Friday March 26 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.