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 [...]
This article is one of a series highlighting the businesses sponsoring the Slow Food Eugene Newsletter. Please support them. They help us fight for good, clean, and fair food.
Amy McCann first came to Eugene Local Foods as a customer in 2008.
“I thought it was such a great way for local people who [...]
Thank you to Koho Bistro for supporting Slow Food Eugene. Koho Bistro is located at 2101 Bailey Hill Road, Eugene. You can reach them at 541-684-8888.
We are delighted to have them as a sponsor. Koho Bistro uses fresh, locally sourced ingredients from local farmers, artisans, winemakers and brewers. Their cuisine exemplifies a seasonal, artistic, [...]
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 [...]
After two years at NW Youth Corps, the RAFT Garden is now in the second year at the Whiteaker Community Garden at the end of N. Polk St. The plot is on the east side and marked with a RAFT sign. The RAFT garden includes Hooker’s corn, Oregon Giant Pole bean, Oregon Delicious melon, Lower [...]
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 & [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]