Welcome to the Slow Food Eugene website! Our mission is to support food that is good, clean and fair. Check here often for news about Chapter events and volunteer opportunities.


Slow Food Eugene Fundraising Priorities for 2008

The Slow Food Eugene Leaders Group set our fund raising priorities for 2008. They include:

– Sending our local representatives to Terra Madre 2008 in Turin, Italy – The School Garden Project – The Willamette Food and Farm Coalition

In addition, a number of great projects and requests come up from time to […]

May 2008 Newsletter

Upcoming Events:

May 22-Cafe Moroq Fundraiser and Preview Opening (sorry, *SOLD OUT*)

May 25–Memories Potluck

July 2–Northwest Youth Corp Potluck

More details here (pdf reader required)

Slow Food Nation, August 29 – September 1, 2008

The inaugural Slow Food Nation event will be held on Labor Day Weekend 2008, from Friday, August 29 to Monday, September 1 Fort Mason and Civic Center San Francisco, California

Slow Food Nation website, http://slowfoodnation.org/


Slow Food Eugene Annual Meeting, Feb 10 (February 2008 Newsletter)

Annual Meeting–February 10 , 2008Last year’s Slow Food Eugene’s calendar of events celebrating good, clean, and fair food was fabulous, but what about 2008? It all starts with our annual meeting. That’s where we gather together, share some delectables at a pot luck, elect officers, and plan for 2008.

DATE: Sunday, February 10, 2008 […]

January 2008 Newsletter: Truffle Festival Update & More!

In this issue:– Oregon Truffle Festival–January 25-27– Annual Meeting–February 10– Slow Food Weekend On The Coast–March 8-9– Helios Network Potluck-January 19– 2007 Recap– New Look For The Slow Food Eugene Website– Safer Food Handling– Volunteer Opportunities


Eugene/Newport Convivia, March 8-9, 2008


Mark your calendars!! It’s a weekend in Newport and an opportunity to get to know Slow Food Newport members. Oregon Coast magazine in the November/December issue gave full coverage to Newport and its 125th celebration. In March you’ll meet several of the people mentioned in the articles.

In one […]

Sustainability Survey (Splendid Table)

“Splendid Table” listeners might not be a random sample of the US population, but the results of this survey are interesting nonetheless. Locally-grown is especially important.

Preserve Oregon: An Open House & Tasting Buffet Of Home Processed Foods

On November 4, 2007, Slow Food Eugene and the OSU/Lane County Extension Master Food Preservers present PRESERVE OREGON: EAT LOCALLY. This event will be an open house and tasting buffet to celebrate the best of Oregon’s bounty. Join the Extension Master Preservers to sample their safe, delicious home-processed foods and specialty items. Press, […]

Tomatoes a la Provencale

It is September, nights are getting colder, and that means eating a lot of tomatoes as fast as we can! If you’re getting weary of Caprese salads and BLTs, try some Tomatoes a la Provencale. Here’s a classic version, adapted from Lulu’s Provencal Table, by Richard Olney.

8 medium-sized (about 3 pounds) regular-shaped, firm, […]

September 2007 Newsletter

Featured in this issue: Fall Membership Potluck & Meeting: October 9, 2007, 6 pm, at the Campbell Senior Center, 155 High St. *PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE!* Slow Food Eugene Pig Roast New Look For The Slow Food Eugene Website Slow Food National Director Coming To Eugene To Talk About Cheese Upcoming Events Safer Food […]