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Farming Real Food – A Food Day Event

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Location: The Reading Terminal Market
Date & Time: Thursday, October 31, 2013, noon to 2pm

Informational Tables will be located in the Rick Nichols Room and Food Demos performed in La Cucina at the Market

Food Day is a month long nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. Join Slow Food Philadelphia and the Philadelphia chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier at the Reading Terminal Market during your lunch hour for our local awareness celebration of why food matters. We will feature groups and organizations in our region that promote youth farming, local farmers and farm support organizations including GMO Free and nutrition experts. The Les Dames chefs will be featuring food demos by incorporating local farmers’ seasonal products from the Market. Knowing where your food comes from and how it is being grown or raised is equally as important as the creative ways that it can be served. We start with the farmer and then bring you to the table.

Slow Food USA is conducting a membership drive and a portion of your membership fee is being returned to our local chapter. With a new leader at our USA helm many new member benefits are being created that include great information on food access issues around the world in both e-mail notices and hard copy quarterly publication along with a great resource website.

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Harvest Dinner at Russet

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Location: 1521 Spruce St Philadelphia, PA
Date & Time: Thursday, November 14, 2013, 7pm
Cost: 5 Courses $55 plus tax & gratuity, BYOB
RSVP: Reservations can be made online or by calling 215-546-1521

Jack has several urban projects including rented land in Fairmount Park, a lot near Sixth and Thompson streets and a third garden at Frankford and Cambria. As a former chef he now supplies many of the restaurants where he formerly worked.

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SLOW SUPPER at Magic Gardens

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Location: 1020 South Street, Philadelphia, PA
Date & Time: Wednesday, November 6th, 7pm
Cost: $75
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Join us for this multi-course, multi-media, beer-fueled culinary, adventure inside the whimsical Magic Gardens. Brooklyn Brewery will have us feasting on a beer pairing menu prepared by Brooklyn Brewery House Chef Andrew Gerson and his Philly Street Food connections; Johnny Mac of Rival Brothers Coffee and Chef Michael Sultan of Street Food Philly.

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All events in green are Slow Food Philly sponsored events or events that we are participating in and events in orange are Slow Food related that we think you might be interested in attending.

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