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Terra Madre Day 2013
Tuesday, December 10, 6:00 with tour at 7:00

Terra Madre Day 2013

Celebrate Local Foods!

 

Join us around 6:00 at the Oakland Park Farmer's Market on Tuesday evening to celebrate local foods and learn about the new Culinary District plans.  Across the street at 7:00 we will take a tour of the Funky Buddha Brewery and gather in the tap room for conversation and drinks.  Food trucks and food vendors will be on site for purchase.  Tour tickets are $5 per person (purchase below), the rest is free to attend.  Cheers!

Terra Madre Day 2013

 

TICKETS: $5

 

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$aving the 30%: Using the Food We Grow

Make Soup Not Waste

January 18, 9am to 2pm

Pine Jog Environmental Education Center

6301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm BeachGGC Sponsors

  • Workshops on Canning, Dehydrating, Food Storage, and Composting.
  • Food Waste – Challenges and Solutions.
  • Avoiding Waste in Businesses panel discussion.
  • Disco Soup demo – produce that would be wasted made into delicious soup.
  • Community organizations and select vendors on site with resources.
  • Lunch provided, sponsored by Whole Foods Market Wellington.

The 4th annual Growing Green Communities event, "Saving the 30%: Using the Food We Grow," will be a fun-filled day aimed at tackling food waste.  In the US, at least 30% of food is wasted - in the fields, transport systems, grocery stores, restaurants, schools, and in our homes.  Food waste is a huge contributor to climate change as well as a drain on family finances.  At "Saving the 30%" workshop sessions you will learn more about preserving food, composting, and other tools for preventing food waste.

Fight climate change, support sustainable food production and distribution, learn homesteading skills - Be A Food Saver!!

Tickets available at the door: Adults - $15,    Kids - $5, 5 and under are free

 

 
Food Day - Week of October 24

 

Food Day

Food Day events are happening all over the country the week of October 24 - a map of events where you are can be found on the Food Day website.

Locally, there are several options to get involved:


**Slow Food Movement Discussion

With Scott Lewis, Slow Food Glades to Coast Education Director
Thursday, October 24, 6:30-7:30
This is part of a series of Food Issues discussions hosted by the Friends of the Stirling Road Branch Library - stay tuned for more events coming up.

Hollywood Public Library - Stirling Branch
3151 Stirling Road, Hollywood

**Savor a Slow Food SampleFresh food
With Donna Ward, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Slow Foods Glades to Coast Membership Director
Saturday, October 26, 9:30-12:30
Crazy Mixed Up Garden Wraps, Demonstrations, Meet Slow Food members and join the movement

Delray Beach Green Market
Old School Square Park, NE 2nd Avenue, 1/2 block north of Atlantic Avenue, Downtown

**Host Your Own Event!
Have neighbors over for dinner, plan a pot luck, picnic on the beach - it is up to you.  The idea is to celebrate, enjoy, and share good food - Find more details here.

 

Fresh food image courtesy of Sura Nualpradid and freedigitalphotos.net
 
Food: Slow, Decentralized, Raw, and Cooked

SF SnailFood Issues Series

Presented by:
Friends of the Stirling Road Branch Library, Hollywood
Thursday evenings 6:30-7:30

 

*October 24 - Slow Food Movement Discussion
With Scott Lewis, Slow Food Glades to Coast Education Director

*November 7 - Decentralized Farming
With Michael Madfis of Fort Lauderdale Vegetables

*November 21 - Discussion of Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan
With Diane Campion, Leader and Scott Lewis, Education Director of Slow Food Glades to Coast


Hollywood Public Library - Stirling Branch
3151 Stirling Road, Hollywood

 
The Ancient Olive
Sunday, September 15, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Join The Ancient Olive and Slow Food Glades to Coast for an afternoon that includes:

  • A welcome cocktail flavored with your favorite balsamic vinegars & extra virgin olive oils.
  • A tutored olive oil class (starting at 2:30 p.m.) taught by the owners of The Ancient Olive, Bryan Behling and Jeffrey Schrader.
  • A tasting of local, artisan food products including Fat Cat (hot sauce), Pascales (gourmet jams, preserves & hot sauces) and more -- with some of the producers attending to speak about their products.
  • A tasting of the extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars from The Ancient Olive.
  • A time to mingle with members of Slow Food Glades to Coast and learn how to get more involved.

TICKETS: $10 a person ($15 at the door)

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