Events

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    Trillions of Allies Underground

    New-to-Portland author Kristin Ohlson is doing a reading/talk about her book The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers and Foodies are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet at Powell’s on Burnside on March 27 at 7:30. The book introduces readers to the ancient partnership between [...]

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    Live from New York, It’s TEDx Manhattan

    If there’s any idea worth spreading, it’s “Changing the Way We Eat.” This is the title of TEDx Manhattan, now in its fourth year. It gathers national food leaders to spark conversation about our food system through engaging TED-style talks. So why does Slow Food Portland [...]

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    An Interview with Erik Wolf of FoodWorx

    We asked FoodWorx founder Erik Wolf to share some insights about the upcoming conference on February 4. Slow Food Portland is helping promote this event that brings together a diverse array of speakers tackling the food questions of the day. Slow Food members receive 10% off [...]

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    The Mediterranean In Our Own Backyard

    Ever wondered, as you douse your salad greens in oil, how many olives it takes to fill a bottle? Or how many olives come from one tree? Maybe you didn’t know Oregon had a fledgling olive oil industry. So you might be asking, “Olives, in [...]

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  • Tuna canning workshop

    Putting Up Fish

    || By Ellen Lodine  || On August 24, a group gathered at Portland’s Culinary Workshop  to learn the skills of knife, whole tuna and pressure canning. The day before, I washed and sterilized twelve dozen wide mouth half pint Mason jars, lids and rings; and [...]

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  • Bringing Terra Madre Home

    In 2012, the international Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre world meeting will be held together as a unified event for the first time, displaying the extraordinary diversity of food from all continents and uniting small-scale farmers and artisans from the north and south of [...]

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  • Recap: Small Scale Meat Processing Discussion

    by Kimi Reid. The importance of words such as ‘grass fed,’ ‘pasture raised’ and ‘small scale,’ are often lost in a sea of foodie vocabulary, implying somewhat lofty connotations. However, as the American consumer is faced with a plethora of choices, even the most socially [...]

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  • Recap: TEDxManhattan 2012 Viewing Party

    by Valerie Schafer Franklin. Homemade granola bars and a canteen of coffee fueled approximately 30 lecturegoers who attended Slow Food Portland’s live simulcast of TEDxManhattan’s “Changing the Way We Eat” on Saturday the 21st at Trinity Lutheran Church. The series was split into three sections: Issues, [...]

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