Events

  • Food, Art, and Words

    Slow Food Portland continues its artistic exploration of food with WORD, a special exhibit/collaboration with the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center and the upcoming Wordstock literary convention. Wordstock is the largest gathering of writers and readers in the Pacific Northwest and this year the festival opens [...]

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  • You Are What You Eat – Mark Menjivar at Ampersand Gallery

    Bar Tender | San Antonio, TX | 1-Person Household | Goes to sleep at 8AM and wakes up at 4PM daily. | 2008 This Wednesday, join Slow Food Portland and Ampersand Vintage Gallery for the first of our upcoming food-and-art events. Photographer Mark Menjivar has [...]

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  • Grow By Bike

    Even after two straight weeks of Pedalpalooza “bike fun,” you can still count on Portlanders to hop on the bikes and come out for an early morning ride. Last Sunday, with a group of 30 cyclists, Slow Food Portland hit the streets of Northeast to [...]

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  • Pack the Theater for Food, Inc. Screening

    If you weren’t able to catch the sneak preview screening of Food, Inc. in late April, now is your chance to see the film and to make your ticket price work towards real, local change! On Tuesday, June 23 at 7:00 pm, Cinema 21 will [...]

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  • The New Narrative

    What is this “oneness,” you ask? It’s community, it’s participation, it’s equality, it’s tradition, and it’s environmental awareness. Frankly, it has a lot in common with our mission here at Slow Food. And it’s also the guiding principle of the Global Oneness Project, an initiative [...]

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  • Food, Inc.

    From filmmaker Robert Kenner, with the help of Eric Schlosser and Michael Pollan, comes an unflinching exposé of our industrial food system. Food, Inc. takes a pointed look at the large agribusiness corporations who, with the virtual consent of the FDA and USDA, have created [...]

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  • A Place to Call Home

    Photo courtesy of David Bacon Last year at Slow Food Nation, some of the most deeply affecting moments came during the panel on farmworker justice, “A New, Fair Food System.” Moderated by Eric Schlosser, the session brought together members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, [...]

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  • Red Gold

    Bristol Bay, Alaska is perhaps the world’s largest and most sustainable wild salmon fishery. For centuries, the watershed’s plentiful stocks have supported the region’s native population, and today its natural resources sustain a commercial fishing industry and draw sport fishermen from around the world. But [...]

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