Get Involved!

Slow Food Santa Cruz is keeping busy in the community between events!  To get involved, contact us at

Farm Bill

Help ensure that Farm Bill legislation promotes good, clean, and fair food by contacting your representatives. These websites have background info, sample emails, and phone scripts:

Slow Food USA

Roots of Change

Community Food Security Coalition

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

And check out the resolution our City Council passed on June 12, 2012 urging Congress to consider the importance of local, diverse food systems to our community!


Santa Cruz Heritage Foods

Slow Food USA works to preserve American food traditions through the Ark of Taste and RAFT programs.  We’re bringing these projects to Santa Cruz by identifying foods that are unique to this area, part of our local heritage, and/or in danger of being lost in this region.  If you have information about foods that might fit into these projects, or if you’re interested in growing and/or processing foods of this nature, get in touch with us.


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