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Annual Harvest Potluck Sunday, October 1

Fall is here — time to enjoy the bounty! Sunday, October 1st, we are celebrating this year’s harvest at Slow Food Des Moines’ autumn potluck at Walnut Woods Lodge. Bring a dish to share, along with your own plates and … Continue reading

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‘Slow Dinner,’ September 25, Benefits Iowa Homeless Youth Centers’ Rooftop Garden

Every year since 2013, Slow Food Des Moines has worked with Central Iowa farmers, producers, and chefs to organize a special “Slow Dinner” to raise funds for a local organization. This month, Slow Food Des Moines is honoring and “raising … Continue reading

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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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