Slow Food Columbus

Posts by Bear Braumoeller


Remarks to the International Congress

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Remarks to the Slow Food International Congress Bear Braumoeller, Board Chair, Slow Food Columbus October 28, 2012 Turin, Italy  Thank you, and hello. I am from the city of Columbus in the state of Ohio in the United States. I moved there and helped start the Columbus chapter four years ago, with our Chapter Leader, […]


Terra Madre Local Chef’s Dinner

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This is a photograph from last year’s Off the Menu dinner, An Offal Evening at Basi, held at Basi Italia and prepared by chef Johnny Dornback. The guy on the right, Chef Dave MacLennan, is now taking over as Chef de Cuisine at Basi… and he was also selected to be a delegate at this year’s Terra Madre conference in Turin, Italy. He […]


Promoting the Ark of Taste

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Regular readers of Edible Columbus will have noticed by now that their cover story for the fall issue is about Slow Food USA’s Ark of Taste. Of course, we couldn’t be more thrilled! We realized, however, that there might be vendors who sell Ark of Taste products who don’t have any way of signaling that […]


Movie Night at Swainway Urban Farm

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Please join us for an open house at the farm of 2012 Terra Madre delegate Joseph Swain, with a private viewing of the film Grow! and an opportunity to meet and talk with some of central Ohio’s finest young farmers.


Charity Happy Hour at the Hills Market

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Every Wednesday a guest bartender joins the Hills Market on The Veranda to help support a charity or organization of his or her choice. Stop in for wine, beer and $7.99 large one-topping pizzas. Proceeds from the sale of all pizzas between 6 and 8:30 p.m. will be donated to the bartender’s chosen charity. No […]


Food and Culture Colloquium, Denison University

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Denison University’s Food and Culture Colloquium, organized by Mark Anthony Arceno, will host Board Chair Bear Braumoeller, who will talk about the Slow Food movement. The talk is open to the public and takes place between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. in Slayter Auditorium.


Central Ohio’s Delegates to Terra Madre and the International Congress

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We are proud to announce that Central Ohio’s nine delegates will represent nearly 5% of the entire American delegation of 200 to Terra Madre and the International Congress. These are the farmers, artisans, and leaders who have been chosen to represent our region in Torino, Italy, in the fall: MICHELLE AJAMIAN AND BRANDON JAEGER, founders […]


Announcing 2012 Central Ohio Terra Madre Delegates

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Nine Central Ohioans have been selected to attend the largest sustainable food conference in the world, the 2012 Terra Madre convention in Turin, Italy.


“Shake the Hand That Feeds You” Dinner at Flying J Farm

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Our annual open-air Shake the Hand That Feeds You dinner will be taking place at Flying J Farm on the afternoon and evening of September 8. If you’re interested, save the date now, and watch this space for more information!


The Flying J Lottery

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Our “Shake the Hand That Feeds You” dinner at Flying J Organic Farm is our most anticipated event of the year, and it’s easy to see why. Everyone involved in the meal helps in some way, whether it’s picking fresh vegetables for the chef, setting up the table, or prepping the food or drinks. By […]