Events

  • 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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  • Real good grub: Bryant Terry at the IFCC

    Straight-up inspiring. That’s how it was to witness Bryant Terry work the stage last Wednesday for a sold-out crowd at the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center. Between the food, the spoken-word poets, and Terry’s deeply personal story of food and health, it brought the house down. […]

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  • Earthworm Economics

    Last Monday evening, author Woody Tasch regaled a packed house at Ecotrust with jokes, musings and some pretty heavy insight into the future of our planet. If you weren’t there for his talk, the subject might surprise you: investment. As the chairman of the sustainably-minded […]

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  • Conference weekend!

    Portland rightly has a reputation across the country for it sustainable programs and civic engagement. With chef Cory Schreiber as our state-appointed farm-to-school coordinator, and with excellent organizations like Ecotrust Food & Farms working on The Farmer Chef Connection and their many farm-to-school programs, it’s […]

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  • “Reclaiming a Cuisine”: Bryant Terry in the Portland Mercury

    Patrick Alan Coleman, Food Editor for the Portland Mercury, had a chance this week to interview Bryant Terry about his work and upcoming Slow Food Portland event. At 35, Terry has fond memories of growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, with grandparents from rural Mississippi who […]

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