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Seed Savers Conference / Campout July 14-16

Heirloom seed preservationists and purveyors Seed Savers Exchange are holding their annual conference and group campout this weekend, July 14 – 16. Here’s how the Decorah, Iowa, institution describes the upcoming conference weekend: “Cultivate community, knowledge, and an appreciation of … Continue reading

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Kitchen Takeover July 17 at IHYC

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

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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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