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May 2014

Food for Thought @Tabor Bread

May 29, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Food for Thought is a new series of informal gatherings. Each FFT will take place at a restaurant or gathering place that embodies good, clean and fair. You’ll have a chance to hear a few words from our host about how they infuse their values into their work. These are no-host events. Please join us and add to the discussion!…

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June 2014

Look Ma! No Machine: Hand-formed Pasta Class & Dinner

June 4, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

With nothing more than flour, water and your hands, you can make one of the most gratifying of meals: a bowl of steaming pasta. Not since mud pies and PlayDoh has cooking been so much fun. The only thing more enjoyable is the conviviality of making pasta with others. There are several hundred different pasta shapes but perhaps you’ll invent your own!…

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July 2014

Food for Thought @ Forage Market Cooks

July 21, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for another of our no-host happy hours. This time at Forage Market Cooks. Haven’t been to one yet? These are informal gatherings around town that embody the Slow Food principles of good, clean and fair. Get a chance to hear from the proprietor about their vision, methods or inspiration. Meet new friends and old. Forage Market Cooks is a…

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Torino or Bust Fundraiser

July 26, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Eat, drink and support our Terra Madre delegates, with special guest Richard McCarthy, Slow Food USA executive director. Please join us for an evening of celebration, connection and reconnection with Slow Food volunteer leaders from throughout Oregon, past and current Terra Madre delegates, their friends and families, members and nonmembers alike. Enjoy delicious local foods and regional wines, live jazz and raffle items. Meet…

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October 2014

Autumn Family Dinner at Dancing Roots Farm

October 4, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This event is sold out. There is no better place to enjoy the last days of summer bounty than on a farm. And in the convivial spirit of Slow Food, to join with others around a meal. It’s also a perfect opportunity to learn more about Ark of Taste, a movement within Slow Food that draws attention to food products at…

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“Resistance” Film Screening

October 9, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Not All Germs Are Created Equal. A new documentary, Resistance, shows stakes and solutions for reserving antibiotics. Antibiotics transformed medicine and influenced our world in everything from agriculture to the armed forces. Today these wonder drugs are causing great harm. So-called “superbugs,” antibiotic-resistant infections, are becoming more prevalent and killing people at alarming rates. Why? This film explores the roots of the problem—including…

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December 2014

Terra Madre Talks, Stories from Torino

December 7, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Oregon’s 2014 Delegates Share Experiences and Photographs Celebrate Terra Madre with Slow Food Portland! Experience Terra Madre 2014 through the ideas, experiences and wisdom brought home by our delegates who just attended the event in Torino, Italy. Last month Slow Food International gathered together over 3,000 farmers, chefs, food educators and youth from 130 countries to discuss and find solutions,…

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February 2015

Oregon Food & Farm Policy 101

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn how to take action for positive change. Join us as we explore engaging our public officials in the quest for good food and farm policies. It’s an undeniable fact—no farms, no food. It’s also a fact that many of our small family farms are struggling to make it in this industrialized factory-farm-dominated food system. Here in Oregon we have…

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Annual Member Potluck

February 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Central to Slow Food’s mission is the idea of conviviality, gathering not just with family and friends but the larger community. It’s that time once again to come together around a shared meal, to exchange ideas and to celebrate our connection to the land and food producers that make this place special. This event will have a no-host, full bar available, including a signature…

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March 2015

Tedx Manhattan: Changing the Way We Eat

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

This is the fourth year Slow Food Portland will host TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat”—a rich presentation exploring the state of our food system and our progress toward sustainability. We are partnering with the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University to present this live webcast from New York City. The event has three parts, yet due to the…

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