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2013-03-29 23:15:28

Out of the Box Collective, Los Angeles's premier farm-to-table home delivery service, specializing in locally sourced and sustainably produced ingredients, has been selected to present its business model at the 4th Annual Slow Money National Gathering Entrepreneur Showcase. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 Slow Money is a forward-thinking organization which has started a new conversation about money that is too fast, about finance that is disconnected from people and place, about how...

2013-03-14 12:30:14

BOULDER, Colo., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Slow Money, named one of the "top five trends in finance," hosts its fourth Slow Money National Gathering April 29-30 in Boulder, Colorado. (Register at www.slowmoney.org.) In just three years, Slow Money has emerged as a major new funder of local food systems, moving $23 million into small food businesses around the country, including farms, creameries, grain mills, niche organic brands, local processing, distribution and seed...

2013-01-28 23:02:05

Progressive New Way of Evaluating Wines Now Available for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch New York, New York (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 Co-Editor Giancarlo Gariglio announced today the release of the third edition of the Slow Wine Guide app, now available for download on Apple's App Store. “Today´s wine drinkers now have mobile, digital and downloadable access to all of the information in our 2013 Slow Wine Guide plus a list of over 750 restaurants and wine stores where wines reviewed...

2013-01-08 08:32:54

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Slow Food USA announced today that Richard McCarthy will join the organization as Executive Director. McCarthy has been a Slow Food USA member since 2001 and brings 17 years of executive leadership experience in the non-profit sector. He will begin on January 22, 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130108/DC38427) "Richard's deep understanding of both food producers and consumers and his proven success in creating...

2012-08-07 02:30:38

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The FruitGuys, the industry leader in providing farm-fresh fruit and vegetables to the American workplace, homes and schools nationwide, announced today that they have partnered with Slow Food Russian River, the Northern California chapter of Slow Food International, to launch the limited-edition Gravenstein Apple Box. The sweet-tart, red-green apples are available countrywide in limited quantities from August 14-24 only. Sales of The Gravenstein...

2012-06-04 06:26:45

BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Slow Food USA, a national non-profit dedicated to creating a world where the food we eat is good for us, good for farmers and workers, and good for the planet, has received a landmark $1.2 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek, Michigan. The three-year, capacity building grant will help Slow Food work to address inequities in the food system by raising awareness internally and externally, building relationships...

2012-04-09 06:24:52

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Slow Food USA, a national non-profit dedicated to creating a world where the food we eat is good for us, good for farmers and workers, and good for the planet, announced that it is joining forces with Slow Food International to build a thousand gardens in Africa. A Thousand Gardens in Africa is part of a global initiative to bring the Slow Food network together to ensure African food security, as well as to raise awareness of native...

2011-09-23 10:57:00

-On Sept. 17, over 30,000 took Slow Food USA's $5 Challenge, sharing fresh and local meals for less than $5 per person- BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Aug. 17, Slow Food USA - a non-profit working on behalf of good, clean and fair food for all - challenged people to cook slow food for the cost of fast food. Just four weeks later, over 30,000 people nationwide rose to the challenge to take back the 'value meal'. The $5 Challenge is part of the organization's...

2011-01-31 15:26:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Opening in spring 2011, Relish is a neighborhood market at 3951 San Felipe Street in River Oaks that specializes in local, seasonal and gourmet food and supports the Slow Food movement. Slow Food is a global, grassroots movement that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment. Like its cozy ambiance that feels like home, Relish's food is beautifully simple. The 2,300-square-foot space will be stocked with artisan...

2010-06-29 10:00:00

Special "Harvest Moon" Preview Dinner Thursday, September 23 CLEVELAND, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ohio locavores should bring their appetites to Cleveland Botanical Garden's new RIPE! Food & Garden Festival, which celebrates both the edible gardening revolution and Northeast Ohio's thriving commitment to local food, from Friday, September 24 through Sunday, September 26, 2010. The 3-day festival will kick off with a special Harvest Moon Preview Dinner on the evening of...