What Slow Food is All About

January 20th, 2014 by Stacey Blaschke

A beautiful video on what Slow Food encompasses told by a French cheesemaker and filmed by Tiger in a Jar. Tiger in a Jar  is a film production company run by husband and wife team Matt and Julie Walker, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Their work is inspired by everyday life and the joy found in simple but meaningful activities.

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Slow Money SoCal Meeting in San Diego on July 10th at 6 p.m.

July 8th, 2013 by Stacey Blaschke

Slow Money SoCal is a non-profit organization that enables communities to directly invest and participate in building a healthy, sustainable, local food system across Southern California. In over 20 local networks in North America and Europe, entrepreneurs, investors, farmer, foodies, and localization activists are using Slow Money to join forces in rebuilding the economics and capabilities of local food and agriculture.

To RSVP http://slowmoneysocal071013.eventbrite.com

Download flyer SlowMoneySoCal-Jul10-2013-SD

Slow Food SoCal Meeting in San Diego July 10th

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ORGANIC FARMING RESEARCH FOUNDATION- lunch honoring Organic Pioneers & Future Innotvators

February 18th, 2013 by Linda Elbert

Thursday, March 7, 2013 | 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Anaheim Convention Center, Ballrooms C&D

Please join us this year in Honoring Organic Pioneers and Future Innovators. This is our 16th annual event – a long standing tradition that kicks off Natural Products Expo West.

We are thrilled to welcome our keynote speaker Karri Stroh, longtime organic farmer and Executive Director of the Northern Plains Sustainable Ag Society. Karri will share her insight on what it means to be an organic farmer in today’s world and how our community can best support organic production in meeting tomorrow’s needs.

Our Chef will be Chris Blobaum, who will bring his extraordinary talent to fruition with a menu that mixes up timeless classic organic selections with new and innovative culinary creations of today’s organic meals.

Join a gathering of more than 300 leaders in the organic industry to Celebrate the American Organic Family Farmer! Anyone who is interested in the promotion and growth of organic agriculture in America may attend. Proceeds go to Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF). When an organic farmer succeeds, we all thrive!

Farmers Celebration Meal
Chef: Chris Blobaum
Welcome Reception
Limoncello Spritzer
Kombucha Wine Spritzer
Chickpea Hummus
Edamame Hummus
Flatbreads, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Smoked Paprika
Seasonal Vegetable Crudités
Buffet
Butter Lettuce, Wild Arugula, Fennel, Gala Apple, Pomegranate, Passion Fruit Vinaigrette
Little Gem Salad with Breakfast Radishes and Green Goddess Dressing
Chilled Asparagus with Sesame
Dad’s Quick Pickled Garden Cucumbers
Roasted Chicken Legs with Wild Mushrooms, Butter Beans and Country Ham Jus
Loin of Pork with Maple-Scented Turnip Puree, Kumquat Marmalade & Sage
Shoulder of Spring Lamb, Farro, Heirloom Carrots, Olive Relish
Dessert
Warm Chocolate Pudding Cake
Mini Strawberry Rhubarb Shortcake
Rose Geranium Chantilly Cream
Red Velvet Cake Pops
Organic Coffee, Teas and Herbal Teas
YUM, SIGN ME UP!
For complete show information for Natural Products Expo West, visit www.expowest.com

Contact Event Manager Cilla Parkison at 831.236.9037 or cilla@ofrf.org

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