Yearly Archives: 2016

This profile of Slow Food celebrates good, clean, fair food and the people who help bring it to the world, including St. Louis’ own Brian Pelletier of Kakao Chocolate and Larder & Cupboard. Thanks to USA Today for this feature.

Slow Food Featured

Get your tickets now and learn to make mild, spicy, and beer beef jerky with Rob Abell and Cindy Higgerson at Larder and Cupboard, Maplewood’s gourmet local food store. Monday, Dec. 19th, 7 p.m. 7310 Manchester Rd., Maplewood, MO 63143 Tickets are here:

Learn to Make Jerky!

Coffee Class Part 1
Grab Your Cup for Coffee Tastings! Join Slow Food for Slow Taste events at Stringbean Coffee’s new roasting facility in the Hanley Industrial Court. Learn about coffee beans, coffee roasting, and coffee brewing science. Compare techniques and tastes! Participants take home 12 oz. of coffee! Spread the word. At the February 4th event Stringbean will be roasting a Brazilian Estate bean. Get your tickets here: Saturday, February 4th, at 10 a.m. Stringbean Coffee Roasting […]

Coffee Classes: Slow Taste at Stringbean

Companion's Bavarian Pretzels
Tasting Pretzels & Wild Edibles Mustard Proper attire required Tuesday, September 13th, 6 pm Companion Bakery Campus Classroom 2331 Schuetz Rd., St. Louis, MO 63146 $20 non-member; $15 for members Join Slow Food St. Louis and Larder & Cupboard at Companion’s new, state of the art baking facility for a glimpse of how they accomplish an artisanal product using modern technology. Owner Josh Allen will lead guests on a tour of the production facility where guests will get […]

Slow Taste Sept. 13th: Companion Bakery Tour High Tech Meets Tradition

Join Slow Food St. Louis & Chipotle Mexican Grill for the film, “Eating Alabama”, which explores how difficult it is today to eat how our grandparents did. While in search of a simpler life, a young couple returns home to Alabama where they set out to eat the way their grandparents did – locally and seasonally. But as they navigate the agro-industrial gastronomical complex, they soon realize that nearly everything about the food system has changed […]

SloWednesday: Sept. 14th – Goin’ South

SloWednesday Fed Up Poster
Rolling Stone calls Fed Up, “a movie that matters”. It is a documentary indictment of the modern American diet. Executive producer and narrator Katie Couric joins Laurie David (An Inconvenient Truth), Regina Scully (The Invisible War) and Stephanie Soechtig (Tapped) to reveal how the U.S. government subsidizes a food system that has given us unprecedented levels of diabetes and obesity. The film shows how the food system, with support from your tax dollars, is structurally […]

SloWednesday: Fed Up

This post is aimed at those participating in Crop Sourcing: Project Garlic, but applies to anyone that has the good sense to have planted garlic last fall. Starting in late May or early June, hardneck garlic will put out scapes on top of the plant. The scapes are usually in a curly Q shape and end in a point, that will eventually bulb out and produce bulbils and possibly true seeds. Some of our Project […]

Garlic Project – Time to Enjoy Scapes

Slow Food St. Louis presents the 11th Annual Feast in the Field on Sunday, June 12th from 4-8pm at La Vista CSA Farm near Godfrey, Illinois. Feast in the Field is an intimate evening of farm-to-fork dining located on picturesque La Vista Farm on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River. With 255 acres of woods, pastures, and gardens, it is the perfect setting to enjoy the rich bounty of local food and beverages. This event […]

Feast in the Field 11 – June 12