Slow Food Sacramento

A Chapter of Slow Food USA

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Artisan Eats–by bike!
Saturday, October 25, 9am-1pm
http://artisaneats.eventbrite.com

Join us once again Sunday, November 2 from 5-9pm for our annual celebration of the harvest season!
Experience Mulvaney’s hospitality and excellent food, while mingling with Slow Food members and guests. We will be presenting this year’s Snail of Approval awards to more than a dozen local business owners whose work embodies the Slow Food principles of Good, Clean, and Fair.

View more on the event page here: Fall Harvest Dinner

 

Set your table for two on September 13 as Slow Food Sacramento partners with the Sacramento Homeless Organizing Commitee, the River City Food Bank, Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services, Sacramento Food Not Bombs, and the Fund for Urban Gardening to host a “Buy One Feed One” event to raise money for homeless and food-scarce services.

 

View the event site for more information: http://slowfoodsacramento.com/event/farm-to-every-fork/

On September 21, Slow Food Sacramento is celebrating with Sacramento Waldorf School by encouraging kids and families to learn how to eat healthy by going back to school gardens.

Find about more about the “Back to School Gardens” event by visiting the Events page.

California State University of Sacramento will host its fourth annual Food Day Friday, October 24.

For more information, view the event site:

The Slow Food Sacramento Book Club is a book club for readers who enjoy food-related literature, both non-fiction and fiction. The club meets at 6:30 pm on the second Thursday of every other month at one of our member’s homes.

Next meeting: October 16th at 6:30 pm

For more information, visit the October book club event page.

The Slow Food Sacramento Book Club is a book club for readers who enjoy food-related literature, both non-fiction and fiction. The club meets at 6:30 pm on the second Thursday of every other month at one of our member’s homes.

Next meeting: December 11th at 6:30 pm

For more information, visit the December book club.

Viewpoints: Don’t believe industry-paid ‘experts’ on soda and diabetes
By Robert Lustig and Michael Goran
Special to The Bee
Published: Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014 – 12:00 am
Last Modified: Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014 – 9:03 am

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2014/07/23/6574928/viewpoints-dont-believe-industry.html#storylink=cpy

Sac Bee’s Debbie Arrington writes about a sit-down dinner, “the first of its kind in California, — affectionately nicknamed “Fork It!” by organizers” that “focuses on solving hunger issues by bringing people from very different backgrounds together for a special meal.”

Read more about this incredible event and see how you can get involved in this event to Help End Hunger and Homelessness.

Read shellfish and seaweed farmer Bren Smith’s opinion on “the dirty secret of the food movement…the much-celebrated small-scale farmer isn’t making a living” and why today’s parents shouldn’t let their children grow up to be farmers.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/10/opinion/sunday/dont-let-your-children-grow-up-to-be-farmers.html

A version of this op-ed appears in print on August 10, 2014, on page SR5 of the New York edition