What do a Sacramento trowel, an Italian documentary, and an heirloom Mexican blue corn have in common?
Answer: Slow Food Sacramento March 29-30
Celebrate with Slow Food Leaders from Mexico, Canada, and throughout California in school, at the movies, over a local brew
Slow Food Sacramento is hosting Slow Food California, Mexico, and Canada Leaders March 29-30 in Sacramento.
Help us welcome these visitors to America's Farm to Fork Capital and come learn more about what we're working on together.
School Garden Workshop
March 29 from 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Geared towards youth garden educators, volunteers and school garden advocates, this mini workshop will integrate a hands on in-the-garden lesson with a health and nutrition component for participants to adapt for their campuses.
Slow Food leaders from across the state will then join in on the panel presentation by Andy Nowak, Director of the Slow Food USA National School Garden Program, Dorothy Peterson and Joyce Hardi of Slow Food Yolo, local Farm to School experts, and local school garden champions with how-to tips and sharing. $5 materials fee. For details, to register, participate, or donate contact School Garden Coalition Director Brenda Ruiz email@example.com
Screening of The Slow Food Story
March 29 in the historic Guild Theater
2828 35th Street just off Broadway
4:30 p.m. doors open; film at 5 p.m.
In cooperation with the Sacramento Food Film Festival we are screening the new documentary, The Slow Food Story. It's free and open to the public. Bring your friends and family.
Just what is Slow Food and how did it start 25 years ago? Why have its accomplishments earned Carlo Petrini a United Nations 2013 Champion of the Earth Award?
Our Sac-centric historic side note: Slow Food Hero Darrel Corti introduced Slow Food International Vice President Alice Waters to Carlo - and the rest is history!
Donations to the California Literacy Center and Slow Food Sacramento are welcome at the door.
Mixer at Magpie Café March 30 at 3:30 p.m. Cost: $30/person. Purchase tickets here
Meet these regional and international leaders over incomparable Magpie Café fare. Learn about and savor the fruits of Slow Food Mexico leader and chef Alfonso Rocha's heirloom blue corn milpa project - and how Slow Food California is working across borders north and south to strengthen the international Slow Food network. Learn how Magpie Café owners Ed Roehr and Janel Inouye have embraced the Slow Food Biodiversity Foundation's Ark of Taste Project protecting traditional foods and food cultures at risk of extinction. This event is limited to first 80 responders. Purchase tickets here
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information or to help Sacramento host this meeting.