Monthly Archives: June 2007

Read All About It!

In advance of the Down on the Farm Picnic on Sunday, there have been two wonderful stories about Slow Food, Eat Local, and related topics in the papers this week. The Wire published a great notice about our upcoming farm picnic. You can read it online here, or better yet, pick up a copy when you’re out and about at

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The Old Fashioned Way

Making homemade, hand-cranked ice cream ought to be right up there with kindergarten graduation and first lost tooth as an American rite of passage. If you know a kid who’s never hand-cranked — or if you ARE a kid who’s never hand-cranked — then make sure you join us for Sunday’s Farm picnic. There are still a few purveyors of

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The Original Ice Cream Maker

Googling around brought up a Flickr photoset from Brookford Farm, the organic dairy who will be supplying milk and cream for ice cream making for “Down on the Farm,” on July 1. What a beautiful spot! To learn about Brookford Farm’s milk and see other dairies in the area, check the Seacoast Eat Local Wiki page.

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American Pie

If you’re coming to Down on the Farm event on July 1st, why not try baking a pie for the pie contest? From strawberry rhubarb to lemon chess, anything goes — but since we’ll be on a pick-your-own berry farm, we’re hoping for at least some summer fruit pies made with luscious local berries. Few foods carry as much cultural

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Slow Food Auction Open!

The Slow Food USA Online Auction is now open for bidding, with items from all over the country. The auction runs until June 26th. To view and bid on 70 different donated items like restaurant gift certificates, books and magazines, specialty food assortments (Wisconsin cheese, sea salts, , and more, visit the Slow Food Auction eBay page. Happy bidding!

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