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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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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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Goodbye, November: Soup and Cookie Night, November 30

Let’s bid this month farewell, and get psyched up for what’s shaping up to be a very busy December. Slow Food Des Moines is hosting an informal weeknight soup and cookie meetup this Wednesday, November 30, 6 – 8:30 pm. … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity: Meals From the Heartland, December 9

What are you doing Friday, December 9? If you have a few hours free that afternoon, we invite you to join Slow Food Des Moines from 1:00 – 3:00 pm, as we work a volunteer shift at Meals From the … Continue reading

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