Slow Summer Events

Dates have been confirmed for upcoming Slow Food Seacoast events this summer. Mark your calendars! Sunday, June 6: Slow Food Seacoast Potluck & Meeting in Exeter, NH Sunday, June 6: Cook Your Greens and Eat Them Too! class at in Exeter, NH [limited spots still available!] Sunday, July 11: Slow Food Seacoast Potluck & Meeting in Portsmouth, NH Sunday, August

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A Slow Foodie’s Reading List

Michael Pollan—author of best sellers including The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World and The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals—has given us a yet another great resource for learning about food: a short list of books that any Slow Foodie would enjoy. The source material for his article in the June 10, 2010, issue

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“Earth’s Best Story” authors in Portsmouth, 5/18

Via Seacoast Local and RiverRun Bookstore: Seacoast Local and RiverRun Bookstore present Ron and Arnie Koss, authors of The Earth’s Best Story: A Bittersweet Tale of Twin Brothers Who Sparked an Organic Revolution, in the next lecture of the Making the Connection speaker series on Tuesday, May 18. The Koss brothers founded Earth’s Best Baby Foods, the first nationally distributed

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2010 Summer Markets

In this region, we were lucky to have ready access to locally produced food all winter long. Now the summer farmers’ markets have started, and most will run through September or October. Have you been to a farmers’ market yet? The vendors being a lot more than just vegetables! You can find seedlings, full-grown flower and herb plants, meats, eggs,

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Action Alert: Labeling Genetically Modified Foods

The Institute for Responsible Technology reports that U.S. negotiators at an international conference on Codex Alimentarius are currently pushing an agenda that could make it difficult to label foods as genetically modified (GM) or even make non-GM claims on a product label. If you care about keeping food sources good, clean, fair, and HONEST, you should care about food labeling!

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