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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 [...]

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.


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 [...]

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.


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 [...]