Join Slow Food this September

If you’ve been a follower of Slow Food Seacoast for a while, why not take the next step and join up? Memberships through Slow Food USA support local chapters both monetarily and by providing workshops, conferences, educational materials and networking opportunities for leaders and members. This Monday September 7th, Slow Food USA is offering a “Give-What-You-Can” membership opportunity! That’s right

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Farm Picnic Recap

The consensus is that the 4th Annual Slow Food Seacoast Down-on-the-Farm Picnic was a great success! More than 80 people—singles, couples, and families—joined Slow Food Seacoast at Dalton’s Pasture, the Rowells’ homestead in Nottingham, NH, to learn about permaculture, homesteading, and living simply and to enjoy a lovely summer afternoon with like-minded people. Host canines Finnegan and Sparky greeted each

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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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Interview with “Father of the Local Food Movement”

An interview with Gary Paul Nabhan (text, interspersed with short videos) from Indiana Public Radio’s EarthEats contains many great definitions for terms that mean a lot to people who care about good, clean, fair food: GMOs, monoculture, “local eating”, and heirloom seeds. This particular video is about Slow Food and eating locally; read the entire interview and see other videos

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Woody Tasch brings “Slow Money” to the Seacoast

Woody Tasch, author of Slow Money: Investing As If Food, Farms and Fertility Mattered, will be speaking at RiverRun Bookstore on Tuesday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m., as part of Seacoast Local’s “Making the Connection” speaker series, co-produced with RiverRun Bookstore. “Think about it: A hundred thousand Americans providing millions of dollars a year for investment in local food systems.

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