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6th Annual Party - the (s)low down

  • Project Farmhouse 76 East 13th Street New York, NY, 10003 United States (map)
Eventbrite - The (S)low Down - Slow Food NYC's Annual Party

You are cordially invited to Slow Food NYC's 6th Annual Slow Down at Project Farmhouse, just steps away from Union Square!

This year we will celebrate the 2017 Snailblazer honoree June Russell, head of GrowNYC's Greenmarket Regional Grains Project. The 'Snailblazer' award is a designation granted to those leaders in the farm-to-table movement committed to a local, sustainable, and fair food system.

This year's Slow Down will be a one-of-a-kind celebration hosted at Grow NYC's Project Farmhouse, a state-of-the-art sustainability center and event space steps away from the Union Square Greenmarket. The evening's festivities will feature live music, wine, beer, a signature cocktail, silent auction with unique slow food experiences, and a seasonal supper curated by The Cleaver Co, featuring local producers & artisans.

The evening's menu includes:

Murray's Clothbound Cheddar

Runner and Stone Pretzels


Braised Beef with Dark Beer, Honey and Coffee

Local Ancient Grain Pilaf

Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter

Aero Farms Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

She Wolf Breads


RISE Flour Desserts

Macarons by Savinien

Party proceeds benefit Slow Food NYC's programs including Urban Harvest, which supports good food education and school garden programs in 11 NYC schools and a summer educational farm in East New York, Brooklyn. Urban Harvest reaches over 1,500 school children in New York City each year.



And thank you to our growing list of silent auction contributors, including Gramercy TavernGrowNYCThe ImbibleInstitute of Culinary EducationJames Beard FoundationOx VerteRosewater Restaurant, & Toast Ale!