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    Book Club Meeting
    Friday, February 20th
    Time: 6:30 PM
    Location: Irvine

    Members and Non-members Welcome

    The Febuary book club meeting will be in Irvine on February 20th. The book is The Third Plate by Dan Barber.

    RSVP to Nina Macdonald at


    March Book Club Meeting
    Friday, March 27th
    Time: 6:30 PM
    Location: Mission Viejo

    Members and Non-members Welcome

    The March book club event will be a movie of The Hundred-Foot Journey.  Please contact Judy Hammond at to RSVP.

    Hipster Mixer at Little Sparrow
    Tuesday, March 31st
    Time: 6 - 8 PM
    Location: Little Sparrow

    Members and Non-members Welcome

    Chirp chirp! Slow Food OC is having a hipster mixer! Join us on the evening of March 31st from 6-8 pm for cocktails and nibblies at Little Sparrow in Downtown Santa Ana, our latest Snail of Appreciation recipient that was also voted Orange Coast Magazine’s "Restaurant of the Year" and one of BravoTV's 16 "Best New Restaurants". So put on your sparkle and Instagram faces, and come hang out bar side as we celebrate Slow Food camaraderie with our newest little friend, the Little Sparrow!

    Please click this link to RSVP:


    Cookbook & Kitchen Gadget Exchange
    Sunday, April 12th
    Time: 11:30 - 2PM
    Location: Santa Ana

    Members and Non-members Welcome

    Do you have a stack of cookbooks or a drawer full of kitchen gadgets you no longer use? Would you like to exchange them for something else, or donate them?  Come join us for an afternoon of eating, meeting, and hard bargaining at our spring potluck and cookbook & gadget swap!  
    The event is free but you must pre-register by April 10th at

    Learn/Help Set up Drip Irrigation
    Saturday, April 25th
    Time: 8 am-12 (or until finished)
    Location: Fairview Community Church Garden, 2525 Fairview, Costa Mesa

    Members and Non-members Welcome

    Fairview Community Church will be hosting a workday and drip irrigation class in order to update their community garden and make it more efficient. Attendees will help with the installation and learn hands on how to install or retrofit a drip irrigation system for their garden or landscape. Everyone will have the chance to practice gluing PVC piping as well as running drip lines through a garden bed. Learn about different types of controllers, valves, the different types of drip irrigation and how to choose what will be best for your garden. Proper watering schedules and water saving techniques will also be discussed to help everyone be more efficient and save water at home.

    Wear work clothes, closed toed shoes and bring gloves. Shovels and rakes are suggested but not required.

    Cost: $10

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    Farm Visit to Gone Straw Farms
    Saturday, May 2nd
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Location: Gone Straw Farms, 13300 El Sobrante Road, Riverside, Ca. 92305

    Members and Non-members Welcome

    Join us on a Slow Food Road Trip to Gone Straw Farms, a poultry producer in Riverside, Ca..  They supply duck and chicken eggs to Wheat & Sons as well as other Slow Food supporters in Orange and Riverside Counties.  The plan is to meet locally and carpool to the farm.  After our tour of the farm we can enjoy a picnic nearby before heading back to Orange County! 


    Please email if you are interested.

    Members Only Pasta-Making/Eating Class
    Sunday, May 17th
    Time: 3 PM - 6:30 PM
    Location: Huntington Beach (near Costa Mesa)

    Members Only

    Join us for our once a year "Members Only" Event for Slow Food OC. You will join chefs Kim Allen and Linda Elbert for a hands on class in the art of pasta making. We will enjoy the fruits of our labor in the last hour. A variety of Sauces will be available to try as well. You will go home with some homemade pasta for later too!

    Ticket Cost: $25.00 per person (limit 2 tickets per order)

    Max Attendance: 15

    Register at

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