Bring your friends and family and join the conversation! We've got a slate of fantastic events this month and look forward to seeing you!
an evening with Ben Hewitt, author of
That Food Saved
7pm - Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Join Slow Food Seattle for our first foray towards an ongoing book
club. We'll be doing a combination of partnerships with Kim Ricketts Book Events and connecting with the incredible resources of our local
authors. If you'd like to be involved, drop us a line
or come to the event this coming Tuesday.
This is the first event in a series on food, sustainability and
community called "Edible Conversations" and will take place on June 8th
at 7pm at Tom Douglas' Palace Ballroom. Jill Lightner, the
editor of Edible Seattle will interview Ben Hewitt about his
life as a farmer, and the way a group of farmers and entrepreneurs
banded together to create a comprehensive food system and revive the
dying economy of Hardwick, Vermont.
Joining Jill and Ben will be local chefs, Sequim farmer Kia Kozun of Nash's Organic Produce, Chris Curtis, the Director of Seattle's Neighborhood Farmer Market Alliance and Mary Embleton, Director of the Cascade Harvest Coalition.
The ticket price includes appetizers and Theo Chocolate confections; a cash bar will be available as well. Copies of The Town That Food Saved will be available for purchase and signing at
Tickets available now:
Slow Food Supporter $15 (promo code is "bookclub")
General Public $25
- Click on the BPT link above, next click "buy tickets."
- On the next page there will be a box that says "discount code" > enter bookclub (all
- The list of price options comes up, enter your preferred quantity into the Slow Food, enter in the rest of your info - and we'll see you on Tuesday!
From Woods to Plate: Foraged Foods of the Pacific Northwest with Langdon Cook
7pm - Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Foraging is not just a throwback to our hunter-gatherer past. It's a way
to reconnect with the landscape whether rural or urban and eat healthy,
delicious wild foods. Author and forager Langdon Cook will share his
adventures in the field and in the kitchen with a lecture, slide presentation, and Q&A.
of his book Fat of the Land: Adventures of a 21st Century Forager will be available for purchase at the lecture.
Tickets available now:
Slow Food Members $15 (if your SFS membership is current and you've not received the promo code, let us know)
Montlake Community Center
1618 East Calhoun St.
Seattle, WA 98112-2122
Walnuts to Liqueur:
Making Nocino with Chef
12pm - Saturday, June 26, 2010
is a traditional Italian liqueur made with green walnuts,
spices and alcohol. It has a rich earthy flavor and is delicious as a
digestive, over ice cream and as a reduction over duck breast...
Join Slow Food Seattle board member Chef Beth Maxey
from 12pm - 1:30pm on Saturday June 26th for a
hands-on Nocino making event in Volunteer Park
and in an online community
in the upcoming weeks as we share tips and forage for green walnuts
(which are plentiful around the city
Please reply to firstname.lastname@example.org
to let us know you're participating so we can accommodate everyone with
interest and share foraging and Nocino making tips with you even if you
cannot make the event.
A brief list of supplies and exact location will be sent to email
responders before the event.
1247 15th Ave. E.
Seattle, WA 98112
(Specific location will be posted/emailed to participants)