Events

  • Stories from Terra Madre

    … there were people everywhere. Different languages being spoken and sung, instruments playing, signs in umpteen different languages. It sounded more like a beehive than a conference, if the bees played xylophone … If you were lucky enough to share in the dinner fundraisers organized [...]

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  • Cheers!

    This year’s annual potluck was a great success, made all the richer by your delicious dishes and warm company. Slow Food Portland has had a strong year of involvement in our local food community and has traveled to share these experiences with others both nationally [...]

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  • Adding chairs to the table

    The panelists involved in last night’s inaugural food labor event offered us sobering perspectives on agricultural workers, as well as hopeful and heartfelt encouragement to continue advocating about these issues. Food labor is an issue that should be important to all eaters, but it is [...]

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  • The People Who Feed Us: Local, Small-Farm Labor

    Last week, we mentioned the exciting progress being made in this country to bring about a broader awareness of food issues. But despite the increase in press and the New York Times’ coverage of food politics, food labor (both as a subject and a population) [...]

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  • Terra Madre Dispatches

    * * Updated 11/14 Terra Madre has concluded and attendees are just beginning to process everything they experienced. Once our delegates have returned (and caught their breath), we hope they’ll share their stories with us. In the meantime, we’ve collected some of the events coverage [...]

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  • Catching up on Slow Food Nation

    A month has passed since Slow Food Nation, though it already feels like a year has gone by. Such is harvest season. But it’s not time to forgot about the momentum that started at this year’s event; there has continued to be some excellent wrap-up [...]

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  • Drink Your Beer Slowly

    Living in Portland, you probably don’t need to be reminded that we are awash in good beer. But while we might share a pint with friends or argue over our favorite brews, it is easy to overlook how the drink gets to our glass. Beer [...]

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  • Food Seminar: Pathways to a Culinary Career

    Interested in a food career? Not sure where to start? This coming Saturday, October 4th, the Portland Culinary Alliance is hosting a daylong seminar about food careers at Nostrana. “Pathways to a Culinary Career,” will give attendees the chance to hear from Portland-based experts about [...]

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