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Snail Mail

Posted by on Sep 12, 2010 in board, education, event | Comments Off

Snail Mail

September 2010 Get Involved | Connections | Events | Join | Local Resources | Contact Hello from Slow Food Santa Cruz! This is the first of our new monthly email newsletter to the Slow Food Santa Cruz community. We call it Snail Mail and hope you find it useful. Please tell us what you think of it, what topics you would like covered, or how it can better serve you. News Join us tomorrow night, September 9 @ 5:30pm at Vino Cruz for our monthly Summer Slow Down event. Details below. Erin Justus, Slow Food Santa Cruz board member and owner of Companion Bakers, will be attending...

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Meet-up: Vine Hill and La Honda Wines at Vinocruz

Posted by on Sep 2, 2010 in event | Comments Off

Meet-up: Vine Hill and La Honda Wines at Vinocruz

Can’t tell a Chardonnay from a Cabernet?  Or maybe you want to debate the merits of fining and filtering?  Drop in to Vinocruz on September 9th at 5:30 pm to sample some wines from local wineries Vine Hill and La Honda with your fellow Slow Foodies and learn more about wine and the Slow Food movement! Thursday, September 9th, 5:30-7:00 pm Cost: $5.00 tasting fee for the flight, waived with a purchase of a Vine Hill or La Honda wine Location: Vinocruz, 725 Front St. #101, Santa Cruz, CA (right behind Lulu’s at the Octagon) This event is open to the general public, please...

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A Corn-y congregation of compatriates

Posted by on Aug 22, 2010 in event | Comments Off

A Corn-y congregation of compatriates

Slow Food Santa Cruz had a showing of King Corn across from the Westside New Leaf on Thursday, 8/10/10.  It had a great old school tape reel feeling to it, but the relevance was to the minute as ever.  One of the biggest foci of the film is the consequence of industrial agriculture and its cousin, factory farming, both in humanitarian terms and economical terms.  The NY Times just released an article on Ohio’s signing of an agreement to phase out factory farming of hogs, hens and veal calves.  Ohio is the second largest producer of battery eggs in the U.S. You can view the article...

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Slow Down Summer Series Event at Verve: A Success

Posted by on Aug 10, 2010 in event | Comments Off

Slow Down Summer Series Event at Verve: A Success

Our July 31 event at Verve Coffee Roasting kicked-off Slow Food Santa Cruz’s Slow Down Summer Series, casual gatherings open to the public to meet, talk about food-related issues in our community and learn something new. A great time was had by all! Verve Coffee Roasters graciously hosted a top-notch Slow Food event! Attendees enjoyed a complimentary cupping (tasting) of unique, personally sourced, fair-trade beans from around the world as they were treated to a mini-workshop on all things coffee. The depth and breadth of the workshop was truly amazing! We had an opportunity to get an...

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Movie Meet-Up: King Corn

Posted by on Aug 6, 2010 in event | Comments Off

Movie Meet-Up: King Corn

Join Slow Food Santa Cruz for a FREE viewing of King Corn on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 7:00 pm! Bring a picnic dinner (including beverages, plates, and utensils), a blanket to sit on (or a short chair), and an appetite for watching an entertaining film about how industrial corn has become the foundation of our food system. Chat with Slow Foodies and learn more about the movement! Open to the general public, please RSVP by clicking “Attending” on the Facebook event page. Tuesday, August 10, 2010 7:00 pm – BYO Picnic Dinner Location – Little City Mercantile, 1010...

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Buzz about Summer Slow Down at Verve!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2010 in event | Comments Off

Read about Slow Food Santa Cruz’s first Summer Slow Down Event, by local food writer Tara Walker. Stay tuned for more Summer Slow Down events coming soon!

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