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Potato Day at Grade A Gardens, April 23

Want to help stock local food pantries with local produce? Join Farmer Jordan at Grade A Gardens next Sunday, April 23, and help plant potatoes! Here’s the Potato Planting ‘Party’ info: When: Sunday, April 23 11-2 PM Where: Grade A … Continue reading

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April 17: Kitchen Takeover at IHYC

Volunteer with us, Monday, April 17, as we feed the youth for the day at the Iowa Homeless Youth Center (IHYC) in downtown Des Moines. Slow Food Des Moines is taking over IHYC’s kitchen at 612 Locust Street for the … Continue reading

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Slow Food Soup Potluck February 19

We’re cooking up an instant (lol) get-together next weekend: just add friends (and some soup). The Slow Food Des Moines annual Winter Soup Potluck is coming up Sunday, February 19, at the Cherry Glen Learning Farm. Time: 3 – 5 … Continue reading

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Permaculture Classes at Cherry Glen

Slow Food Des Moines board members Sue and Ray Meylor are hosting a series of Permaculture classes over the next several weeks. Permaculture is the development of agricultural ecosystems which are intended to be sustainable and self-sufficient. Taught by Jeff … Continue reading

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Announcing the Slow Food Nations Conference

Slow Food Nations is a national Slow Food event that will gather leaders and eaters, farmers and chefs, educators and families for a weekend of tastings, tours and talks, July 14 – 16, 2017. Organizers say that over those three days, … Continue reading

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Food Tank: Twelve Organizations Promoting Urban Agriculture Around the World

Food Tank, a US organization which advocates for changes in the food system, shared their recent article, “Twelve Organizations Promoting Urban Agriculture Around the World.” Why care about urban agriculture? Allyn Rosenberger, the author of the article, cites figures from … Continue reading

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Slow Food USA ‘Give What You Can’ Day, November 29

Members are the lifeblood of Slow Food USA and leaders in the food movement. We want membership to be accessible for all, so on Tuesday, November 29, you’re invited to join Slow Food USA for ANY amount!* Your donation to … Continue reading

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