Archives: Farms

Meet Slow Food San Francisco’s 2016 Terra Madre Delegate

01/24/17 | by admin | City, Farms, Programs, Slow Food SF Events, Terra Madre

Sandi McGinnis of McGinnes Ranch in Royal Oaks California represented San Francisco at 2016’s Terra Madre Salone del Gusto in Turin, Italy Sept, 22-26, 2016. As delegate, Sandi brought back stories from the event to share at our Jan, 23rd Member Meeting, and produced a documentary. Check it out! Hear about the experience of attending […]

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AgLocal Joins the Conscientious Consumer Movement

06/12/14 | by Laura O'Donohue | City, Farms

Newly launched AgLocal sources and delivers humane and naturally raised meat from family farms throughout the West Coast to your door.  The company is joining the movement toward more conscious consumerism by sourcing high quality, responsibly raised meat from family farms throughout the West Coast and delivering it directly to consumers’ doorsteps. Seeking to create […]

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Our Homes, Our Food

03/14/10 | by slowfoodsf | Farms

I’ve had several conversations about what the most recent housing crisis will mean for American culture and that persistent, driving dream. Note well that the Great Depression of our past was similarly marked by foreclosures and a national conversation about how to protect homeowners. Out of this discussion came a more convinced country that homes […]

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Behind the Organic Label

02/18/10 | by slowfoodsf | Farms, Policy

For those who fight for access to organic goods, it is a relief that at last the USDA Organic label on our milk will mean that the cows had more than just ‘access’ to pastures. The requirement that organic livestock be provided access to pasture had often been abused by large dairies as a poorly […]

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