Ed Yowell has been a member of Slow Food since 2000. He was the second chair person of the SFNYC Board of Directors, serving in that position for five years. Presently, on the Slow Food NYC Board, he co-chairs the Urban Harvest Committee, serves on the Development Committee, and volunteers regularly with the SLOW U committee. He also serves on the advisory committee of the New York City Greenmarket and the American Farmland Trust New York Advisory Council. He is the Chair of the Slow Food USA Food and Farm Policy Steering Committee and served as the Slow Food USA Northeast Regional Governor from 2005 to 2015.