Convivial Table Dinner goes “Potluck”

11/26/12 | by Rena B Meyer | Slow Food SF Events

In early November, Slow Food San Francisco hosted a new kind of “Convivial Table” – we gathered in a private home and guests brought a dish to contribute to the “Season’s Harvest”-themed meal. With a sold-out event, we had 25 people enjoying a lively evening in the beautiful home of Dr. Raymond Isola and his wife, Susan Lyon, who generously provided additional wine and food.

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Terra Madre – Parte Seconda


09/24/12 | by Kathryn Gilmore | Programs

In our last blog post we told you a bit about Terra Madre and Rosie Branson Gill who will be traveling to this global food event. When Rosie mentioned to us that she’ll be accompanied by fellow Slow Food San Francisco member Shakirah Simley, we thought we’d tell you her story as well.

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Traveling to Terra Madre


08/31/12 | by Kathryn Gilmore | Programs

Terra Madre is just a little over a month away! This year, organizers are expecting over 1,000 exhibitors from 100 countries to converge in Turin, Italy for this biennial event focused on sustainability and biodiversity. For those unable to attend, an engaging video teaser has been created that explains Slow Food’s involvement and highlights diverse food and artisans from around the world.

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Looking Forward to International Congress

08/06/12 | by Kathryn Gilmore | Policy, Terra Madre

Once every four years, Slow Food International brings together sustainable food systems leaders from around the world. Delegates discuss the organization’s goals and policy strategies, as well as elect management bodies to carry these goals forward. This October, the sixth International Congress will be held in Turin, Italy at the same time as Terra Madre. [...]

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