2008-12 Events & Newsletter Archive

Newsletter and Email Archive

2012 Events and Outreach

  • Sunday, January 8 – 9-5pm – Time to Tin a Tuna! Jeremy Brown, fisherman and fish canner extraordinaire will lead a hands-on day of fish canning. Join us for a few hours or the whole day and learn everything you need to preserve your own delicious and nutritious, locally caught albacore tuna in to see us through until the 2012 fishing season. Gourmondo Catering kitchen, Seattle. Tickets here. Flats of 12 half-pint jars of albacore will be sold to participants for Market Price.
  • Thursday, January 12 – 6-7:30pm – Slow Food Seattle Books: The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister.This event is free. Roy Street Coffee and Tea, 700 Broadway East, Seattle.
  • Thursday, March 8 – 6-7:30pm – Slow Food Seattle Books: Blood, Bones, & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton.This event is free. Roy Street Coffee and Tea, 700 Broadway East, Seattle.
  • Sunday, April 1 – 2-4pmSlow Food Seattle Annual Meeting.This event is free and open to both members and supporters. Montlake Community Center, 1618 E Calhoun St, Seattle.
  • Saturday, June 30 – 3pmSlow Food Seattle Summer Potluck. Suggested donation of $5/person and open to both members and supporters. Golden Gardens Park, picnic sites 18-21. 8498 Seaview Pl NW, Seattle.

2011 Events and Outreach

  • Sunday, June 26 – 3-5pm – Learn to Make Pancetta and Lardo with Mangalitsa Pork. Learn how to make your own homemade Mangalitsa pancetta and lardo at the Westlake Serious Pie location in South Lake Union. Heath Putnam (founder of Heath Putnam Farms) and Serious Pie chefs Tony Catini and Kenan Fox will lead a class on curing and producing lardo and pancetta with Mangalitsa pork. After the Mangalitsa presentation and demonstration, we’ll enjoy lunch provided by Serious Pie. Participants will be able to take their lardo home the day of the event, and can pick-up their pancetta once it has cured. The $50/person ticket includes the class, lunch, and selections of lardo and pancetta to take home.
  • Thursday, June 9 – 5-7pm – Save Bristol Bay Party in Seattle. Like salmon? Love beer? How about a chance to win a really sweet fishing trip and some free gear? How about all three, plus helping to save the biggest salmon run left on the planet? Slow Food Seattle is proud to support Trout Unlimited and the Save Bristol Bay campaign. RSVP here. This event is free. ExOfficio Seattle, 114 Vine Street, Seattle.
  • Thursday, June 2 – 7-8:30pm – READERS to EATERS Food & Community Series: Growing a Garden City with author Jeremy Smith. Panelists include: Ron Harris-White (Seattle’s Parks Urban Food Systems), Sue McGann (Marra Farm/Lettuce Link), Maren Neldam (Seattle Tilth’s Rainier Beach Learning Garden), Diana Vinh (Community Kitchen Northwest). Jeremy Smith will speak on his book, GROWING A GARDEN CITY, about how a diverse group of people in Missoula, Montana created an “Agricultural Supported Community” by growing food together. Following the presentation, we will have a community discussion on our local food programs. Please come and join the conversation. The event is free. Slow Food Seattle is a co-sponsor. Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave South, Seattle.
  • Sunday, May 29 – 1-3pm – Spring Farm Tour and Cheese Tasting at Kurtwood Farms. Join Slow Food Seattle for a casual afternoon tour of Kurtwood Farmson Vashon Island and see firsthand where all of Kurt Timmermeister’s farmstead cheese is created along with an inside look at what it takes to run a small-farm. At the end of the tour, we’ll gather together for a guided cheese-tasting from Kurt with some simple accompaniments and some great Washington wine. [This event is sold-out]
  • Saturday, May 28 – 10am-2pm – Volunteer to Restore Salmon Habitat with Slow Food Seattle, Stewardship Partners, and Edible Seattle. Join Slow Food Seattle, Edible Seattle and the Stewardship Partners on Saturday May 28th on the banks of Griffin Creek and the Snoqualmie River at Full Circle Farm near Carnation, WA to do your part to save wild salmon by restoring a stretch of water essential to salmon spawning success? It is your choice whether wield a shovel or a camera. All levels of activity and support are welcome. For more information and to register to participate please contact Stewardship Partnership’s Volunteer Coordinator, Alex Ko.Full Circle Farm, 31904 NE 8th St., Carnation, WA.
  • Thursday, May 19 – 7-8:30pm – READERS to EATERS Food & Community Series: Poisoned: The True Story of the Deadly E. Coli Outbreak That Changed the Way Americans Eat Author Jeff Benedict will speak on his new book, followed by a community discussion on food safety with attorney Bill Marler, farmer and agricultural administrator Linda Neunzig, and chef Tamara Murphy. The event is free. Slow Food Seattle is a co-sponsor. Elliot Bay Cafe/The Reading Room, Pioneer Square, 103 South Main Street, Seattle.
  • Thursday, May 12 – Slow Food Seattle Books: Growing a Farmer: How I Learned to Live Off the Land by Kurt Timmermeister. Roy Street Coffee and Tea, 700 Broadway East, Seattle.

2010 Events and Outreach

Slow Food Seattle members really "digged" the work party at Orca K-8

Slow Food Seattle members really “dug” the work party at Orca K-8

2009 Events and Outreach

  • February 9 – Volunteer at Farmer/Chef Connection
  • March 7 – Orca K-8 School Garden Tour and Planting Party
  • March 10 - “Your Incredible Edible Yard” a seminar with Willi Galloway and The Alliance of South County Environmental Stewards
  • March 11 – University of Gastronomic Sciences Information Session with Feast Suppers Catering
  • March 19 – Kallari Coop at Theo Chocolate with tour, education and tasting
  • March 28-29 – Green Festival Seattle information table
  • May 9 – Orca K-8 Plant Sale information table
  • May 13 - Washington’s Wonderful Wild Chinook Dinner
  • May 23 – Greater Seattle Dietetic Association Spring Conference information table
  • May 29 – Spring with Sea Breeze Farm on Vashon Island
  • June 12 – SIFF Free Screening of What’s on Your Plate?
  • June 19 – 21- Slow Food New Orleans’ Poppy Tooker Book Tour
  • July 18 -Co-Sponsored Community Alliance for Social Justice 3rd Annual Strengthening Local Economies, Everywhere Dinner & Fair
  • August 6 – Co-Presented City Club’s Environment & Sustainability Series: Local? Sustainable? Equitable?  Having Your Values and Eating Them Too!
  • September 3 - Eat In Potluck and BBQ with Slow Food Seattle and Orca K-8
  • Fall on the (UW) FarmSeptember 7 - Eat In for North King/South Snohomish (Edmonds)
  • September 12 – Seattle Tilth’s Annual Harvest Fair – tabled booth
  • September 20Slow Food Seattle co-sponsor’s Urban Picnic 2009 with Seattle Chefs Collaborative
  • October 17 - 6th Annual Slow Food Seattle Fall on the (UW) Farm – In the city!
  • October 21 – Good, Clean, Fair Food: Can We Have It All? Summit
  • October 24 – Great Pickles for Eating and Giving
  • November 5Quillisascut Farm Student Scholarship Fundraiser at Fare Start

2008 Events and Outreach

  • January 24 - Raw and the Cooked Ark of Taste Seafood at Kappo Chiso
  • February 4 – Farmer-Chef Connection
  • February 13 – Michael Pollan at Town Hall
  • February 22-28Eden film at SIFF
  • March 7-9 –Hosted Slow Food USA Board meeting and held regional leaders gathering
  • March 10 - Pellegrini Awards at Volterra
  • April 10 - Save Our Wild Salmon tour launch at The Pike Brewery
  • April 27 - “Kids and Family Day” at Pike Place Market
  • May 4- Spring Farm Day at Ninety Farms
  • Linda's son gently handles young lamb in barn

    Spring Farm Day at Ninety Farm

    May 14 – Cheese Presidium dinner at Stumbling Goat featuring Jeffrey Roberts, Slow Food USA board member and author of Atlas of American Artisan Cheese

  • June 2 - Eating Green panel discussion with Chefs Collaborative at Bellevue Regional Library
  • June 4 – Eating Green panel discussion with Chefs Collaborative at Duvall Library
  • June 16 – Eating Green panel discussion with Chefs Collaborative at Snoqualmie Public Library
  • June 16-26 -Participate in the 4th Annual Slow Food USA Online Auction- proceeds raised totaled $925 for Seattle chapt.
  • June 10 -Golden Glass Wine Tasting at Osteria La Spiga
  • June 21 - Terra Madre Fundraiser at Via Tribunali in Georgetown, raised $1100 for student recipient
  • June 23 - Eating Green panel discussion with Chefs Collaborative at Fairwood Library
  • August 21 – Eating Green panel discussion with Chefs Collaborative for Greenwood Chapter of Cool Moms
  • August 29 – September 3 – Attended National Congress and Slow Food Nation in San Francisco
  • September 5 – Seattle Tilth’s Harvest Fair information table
  • September 14 – Full Circle Farm Day
  • September 19 - WSFNC Conference- attended and donated family membership to raffle
  • October 5 – American Heritage Picnic II- spotlight on RAFT foods in partnership with Seattle Chefs Collaborative
  • American Heritage Picnic at Discovery Park

    American Heritage Picnic at Discovery Park

  • October 17-18 – Seattle Bioneers Conference partnership
  • October 21 - Equal Exchange 48 Hour Film Screening, Lucy Norris,  guest speaker
  • October 23-27 - Attended Terra Madre in Turin, Italy
  • October 26 - Operation Frontline/Solid Ground Fundraiser donated single membership for auction
  • November 19 - Red Gold Screening- Slow Food Seattle sponsored Seattle screening
  • November 23 – TASTE of the Northwest Dinner at SAM presentation
  • December 7 – 2nd Annual Holiday Potluck  & Membership meeting. Election of new board members, Terra Madre student scholar and Orca K-8 School Garden representative to present
Slow Food Nation in San Francisco 2008

Slow Food Nation in San Francisco 2008

4 thoughts on “2008-12 Events & Newsletter Archive

  1. Hi Slow Foods Seattle,
    I’m a SF member from PA and will be visiting Pike Place Market later this month. Can anyone recommend a slow food restaurant for lunch on Sunday? Many, many thanks, Kate

  2. For this type of player, 15-30 minutes every day, sometimes is more than
    they can afford to log in. As I was riding my bike down Valencia Street, I stopped to admire an
    urban garden grown by a school right along their sidewalk.

    It enables farmers to obtain credit and financing for investment in new equipment and
    technologies to sustain their productivity.

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