Slow Meat 2015

June 3rd – 6th in Denver, CO was a gathering of Meat producers, chefs, activists, and organizations who are actively working to improve the way animals are raised, harvested, and consumed. There was over a dozen different countries, and 200 delegates representing numerous connections to meat production, processing, distribution, consumption, as well as. Human and […]


Meet us at the Table June 4th

Slow Food Charlotte will have a table at the Town of Matthew’s First Thursday event.  We will have information about Slow Food, our upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, beautiful new T shirts for sale, and tickets for sale that will allow the buyer to partake of a beverage and nibbles, provided by the wonderful Matthew’s based […]


A Slow Food Earth Day in Brooklyn

On Earth Day this year, I had the pleasure of traveling to New York City. The trip, a last minute decision, was to serve two purposes: to visit my daughter and to attend a Slow Food benefit dinner “Plating the Planet” at the United Nations Building. I thought “Why is Slow Food hosting a dinner […]


Are you interested in a farmers market opportunity?

The Matthews farmers market is looking for a market manager interested in the local food scene please see the information provided from the market. They are looking for a local foods enthusiast who may aspire to a farmers market management position. Assistant Market Manager Wanted [doc]

Resistance, Not all germs are created equal

The Hosting of Resistance the Film

Slow Food Charlotte Presents “Resistance the Film Not All Germs Are Created Equal” This Monday SFC hosted a screening and panel discussion of a wonderful documentary by filmmaker Michael Graziano. Slow foodies and their friends gathered beforehand at the 7th Street Public Market to enjoy some local brews, pizza and conversation. From there everyone walked […]


Non-profit events should help drive a profitable food system

Slow Food Charlotte is working with the chefs of PCG, culinary students, and an NC apple grower, Lee Calhoun, to collaborate on a whole product lifecycle experience. Chefs and students will go to Lee’s farm to hear him speak, pick apples, and build relationships. Then in the following days the chefs will build menu items […]

NC Choices

Practicing Local Farmers and Meat Producers Event

$20 per person includes access to entire program, catered lunch and workshop materials. Registration is available online, pay by credit card, by clicking here. Processing fees apply (less than $5). Payment by check can be made- email for details. Use subject line “RLC workshop pay by check” NC Cooperative Extension personnel should register by contacting […]


The Southeast is Producing Non-GMO Canola Oil

Always encouraging to hear regional partners creating alternatives products that don’t sacrifice in its quality or operations. Why non-GMO canola? Canola (Brassica family), not traditionally a southern crop, is an attractive commodity. It has the lowest saturated fat of any major vegetable oil, with a favorable mix of mono- and polyunsaturated fats. It’s also an […]


Going Bananas? GMO Bananas..

GMO Technology developed to help solve problems in agriculture. But what are the cost and long term is it working in our favor? The genetic human advancement is extremely slow compared to the microorganism we are trying to battle. Long term studies of the impact on human health is non existant for GMO foods. A […]

NC East Alliance

Food & Fuel 4 the Forces

Food & Fuel 4 the Forces, the North Carolina Eastern Region and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the “Food 4 the Forces” event in New Bern, North Carolina on June 10, 2014. When. June 10, 2014 Where.  New Bern Convention Center 203 S. Front Street New Bern, NC 28560 Purpose. The […]

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