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Slow Down Wednesdays at the Clintonville Farmers’ Market

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“Slow Down Wednesdays,” a partnership of Clintonville Farmers’ Market, Global Gallery, and Slow Food Columbus, runs eight consecutive Wednesdays, July 11 through August 29, 4:30-7:30 p.m.


Become a member of Slow Food

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We know that’s a predictable suggestion, coming from us. But membership in Slow Food has changed a lot recently, and the changes are for the better.


Cin-Cin! Pizza at Harvest, Cocktails at Curio

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Every other month we will be hosting Convitality Cin Cins (Italian for “cheers!”). Our July event will take place on the 11th, at 6:00 p.m., on the rooftop at Harvest Pizzeria in German Village.


T.E.A. and Honey at Till

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Till Dynamic Fare 247 King Avenue, Columbus Saturday, June 30, 5–11 p.m. $5 per dish / $2 movie   The fine folks at Till Dynamic Fare are pairing up with our friend (and Slow Food Nation delegate) Dawn Combs of Mockingbird Meadows Honey and Herb Farm to create a flavorful and educational event about biodynamics. […]


Beard Award Potluck/Celebration for Jeni Britton-Bauer

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We are thrilled to announce a potluck dinner at Alana’s Food and Wine to honor and congratulate 2010 Terra Madre delegate Jeni Britton-Bauer on the occasion of her receipt of a James Beard Award for her book, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home!


Editorial: Prison Meat?

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Prison-produced meat that undercuts private producers in an open market is truly problematic. It is not fair to taxpayers, who could have more of their prison costs offset. Most of all, though, it is not fair to the farmers whose livelihood is threatened.


Awesome People in Our Community

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I wanted to take a moment to tell you about some awesome people that we’ll be seeing tomorrow. I hope you can come and see them too. The first group is Patrick Testa and the folks at WOSU. They have an annual fundraiser, Chefs in the City, that brings some of the top chefs in […]


Project: School Garden Startup

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Background. We have met with the Director of the Gan Menachem preschool at the Lori Schottenstein Chabad Center in New Albany to talk about school gardens. His goal is to start a garden for the preschool and then move it into a focal point to enrich the center, the programs they run, and the community at […]


Project: Ark of Taste Nominations and Promotion

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Background. The U.S. Ark of Taste, like its counterpart in Italy, is a catalog of hundreds of delicious foods that have been deemphasized by the industrialized food system to the point that they are little-known and rarely consumed, even in the regions in which they are produced. The goal of reintroducing them into the food system is […]


Project: “Slow Food on a Fast Food Budget” Cookbook

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Background. Some time ago, we realized that one of the main barriers to Slow Food’s ability to reach everyone on the socioeconomic ladder was the fact that many people simply don’t know how to cook. We came up with the idea of a kitchen primer, a genuine “starting from zero” book that would convey the […]