Slow Food San Francisco supports and funds programs for biodiversity, education, and conviviality in food and food systems. Through our events, fundraisers and your support, we are able to keep these programs going.

Terra Madre

Terra Madre is an international network of food producers, cooks, educators and students from 150 countries who are united by a common goal of global sustainability in food.

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Childhood Obesity Bay Area (COBA)

COBA is an annual conference that brings together local stakeholders in childhood obesity prevention to promote innovation and provide insight into work being done on this critical issue.

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Gardens in Africa

1000 Gardens in Africa

This project involves the creation of school, community and gardens. A good garden guarantees fresh and genuine products, promotes local products , safeguards traditional recipes, produces quality food products.

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Ark of Taste

The US Ark of Taste is a catalog of over 200 delicious foods in danger of extinction. By promoting and eating Ark products we help ensure they remain in production and on our plates.

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School Programs

Slow Food in Schools teaches youth about the values of eating locally, seasonally and sustainably through hands-on projects. Programs range from collaborating on curricula and after school activities to improving school lunches and school garden programs.

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NOMAD Gardens

NOMADgardens, is a mission to find an empty lot in a developing neighborhood, fill it with portable plots of dirt and then invite the community in to build their gardens. More than just a garden, it is designed to be a hub for the community. Home to movie screenings, art shows, workshops and picnics or barbecues, NOMAD will roam seamlessly from vacant lot to vacant lot.

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