Terra Madre, or Mother Earth in Italian, is a day dedicated to the celebration of local foods. You can join in the celebration by enjoying our locally produced foods or an endangered food item. Like endangered animals, many unique traditional foods are facing the risk of disappearing. In order to slow this process down and highlight these unique food products, Slow Food has established the Ark of Taste. The Ark of Taste is a living catalog of distinct foods that are vanishing. Over 200 foods …Read More »
Special offer for September!
Join or renew your membership with Slow Food USA and select Slow Food Wisconsin Southeast as your local chapter! For every member who joins/renews with us this September, Slow Food WiSE will send you your very own packet of Beaver Dam Pepper Seeds!
Visit Slow Food USA’s website to join or renew now! Slow Food Membership is a tax-deductible donation and goes towards promoting good, clean, and fair food for all! There is room for everyone at our table!
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Last month Carolyn Swabek and I had the wonderful opportunity to be able to attend the national Slow Food Leadership Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The conference opened with an energetic and promising discussion by Katherine Deumling, Chair of the Slow Food USA Board of Directors and Richard McCarthy, the new Executive Director of Slow Food USA. They discussed the refocusing of Slow Food’s mission to better serve local chapters and to focus on equity and inclusion in all programs. They also cautioned us …Read More »