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Philly Farm & Food Fest Highlights

We’d like to thank Nic Justice for making this short video of highlights from this past weekend’s event. Philly Farm and Food Fest is a great event that brings local vendors together to showcase their tasty products, share ideas and … Continue reading »

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Nationally Renowned Beekeeper Michael Bush to Speak at The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild 3rd Annual Natural Beekeeping Symposium

Philadelphia, PA, December 10, 2012 – The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild ( is thrilled to announce that nationally renowned beekeeper and author of “The Practical Beekeeper“, Michael Bush, will be coming to Philadelphia to speak at their 3rd Annual Natural Beekeeping Symposium. Bush … Continue reading »

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Slow Food Newsletter

Slow Food Almanac is now online, the EU Votes for Stronger Shark Finning Ban and Alice Waters on growing Slow Food culture in a fast food world.. » Read Newsletter

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Tell EPA to Protect our Honey Bees from Pesticides

From the Center For Food Safety Honey bees and other insect pollinators are dying off at unprecedented rates and pesticides are a clear causal factor. This week and next, EPA is deciding just how “real” they think the pesticide threat … Continue reading »

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Thank You From Paolo Di Croce

    Paolo Di Croce Executive Director Slow Food Dear Slow Food Philly, I would like to express my gratitude for your donation and for believing in the dream of A Thousand Gardens in Africa. Please know that all of … Continue reading »

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Sunday Suppers: Thanksgiving Dinner

This weekend Sunday Suppers will be serving Thanksgiving dinner and they could use your help and/or donations! If you would like to help prep on Saturday, Nov 19th (10-2:30), volunteer Sunday, Nov 20th (4:30-8:30), or donate pies, please contact Jennifer … Continue reading »

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WHYY interview with Hansjakob Werlen

We will be honoring Slow Food Philadelphia’s founder, Hansjakob Werlen on October 23 at Restaurant Alba. We thought we would share this interview with him that aired on April 2nd, 2010. Click here to watch

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$5 Challenge

This coming Saturday, September 17th, people all over the country are getting together to create home-cooked meals for less than a typical value meal. Why should slow food cost more than fast food? The purpose of this event is to … Continue reading »

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Tell President Obama to DUMP Monsanto Michael Taylor!

From Food Democracy Now When Barack Obama ran for President he promised to end the “revolving door” between agribusiness lobbyists and government and to “regulate” factory farms. Unfortunately Obama’s decision to appoint Monsanto super lobbyist Michael Taylor as FDA Food … Continue reading »

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Fair Food on WHYY Friday Arts

Watch an extended interview with Fair Food’s executive director, Ann Karlen, a pioneer of the local food movement in Pennsylvania. For more, click here. Watch the full episode. See more Friday Arts.

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