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First International Montessori Adolescent Summit

Along with Just Food, the United Nations Development Program, the Brooklyn Food Coalition, and the Farm to School Network, Slow Food NYC was interviewed by adolescents about the role their organizations play in implementing food programs across communities. Throughout the workshop students rotated directing questions pertaining to sustainable food system development.

(S)lowing down, Reflecting, & Celebrating

Slow Food NYC board member Maria Cerretani recaps our annual party, the (s)low down.

SFNYC Talks Snail of Approval on Heritage Radio

Nicole talks with Anthony Fassio, Board Chair of Slow Food NYC. Tune in and find out Slow Food's focus in the city, and how they're supporting gardens and restaurants citywide! Joe Dobias of Snail of Approval restaurants Joe Doe and Joe Dough joins in on the conversation

Other Community Events Round-up

Slow Food NYC stands with and supports lots of other organizations that share our goal of moving towards a Good, Clean, and Fair food system. Each month we will post a round-up of events from other organizations that may be of interest.

Food + Enterprise + Pitch Competition

Slow Money NYC and Food Book Fair give new companies a forum to present their business plans before expert judges and a live audience at the stylin' Wythe Hotel, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Germinating Young Minds

As a Slow Food NYC Urban Harvest committee member, I am continually awestruck by the passion, commitment and energy that teachers like Sara Katz bring into their classrooms. They are often treading into new territory when they break ground for a school garden, bring mobile kitchens into their schools, or develop a unit on food justice for high school students.

A Deliciously Successful Butchering Event

Master Butcher Sara Bigelow and Chef Steve Dustin taught us about the different cuts of lamb and how to cook them, demonstrating with a milk and alfalfa fed lamb from Ferraro Farm in New Jersey and accompanied by a hefty dose of dry wit.

Whole Foods to Label Genetically Modified Foods

Whole Foods Market just announced that the company will require all genetically engineered foods on its shelves to be labeled by 2018! It is the first national grocery chain to do so.

NO FARMS NO FOOD Rally, a reflection

Late winter is budget time in Albany, when the state Assembly and Senate consider the Governor’s budget request and set the legislative and funding priorities for the coming year. We, friends of the American Farmland Trust, were there to visit more than 60 legislators to opine for protecting farmland, supporting local food purchasing by state agencies, and aiding a new generation of farmers in securing farmland.

Expert Advice on GE salmon

Sydney Schwartz, Snail of Approval committee member and sales rep at Producer Matrix partner Sea To Table, gives advice on Genetically Modified Salmon.


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