THE FUTURE OF FOOD IS THE FUTURE OF THE PLANET

If you care about local farmers, ranchers, fishers, animal welfare, the joy of a shared meal, preserving food culture, protecting the environment or avoiding GMOs

<strong>We have a place for you at our table.</strong>

WE BELIEVE FOOD SHOULD BE

GOOD

Our food should be tasty, seasonal, local, fresh and wholesome.

FAIR

Our food should be affordable, while respecting the dignity of labor from field to fork.

CLEAN

Our food should nourish a healthful lifestyle and be produced in ways that preserve biodiversity, sustain the environment and ensure animal welfare.

FOR ALL

Good, clean and fair food should be accessible to all and celebrate the diverse cultures, traditions and nations that reside in the USA.

WHO WE ARE

Slow Food Charleston is part of the global Slow Food network of over 100,000 members in more than 150 countries. Our mission as an international grassroots membership organization, and 501(c)3, is Good, Clean, and Fair food for all.

A better, cleaner and more fair world begins with what we put on our plates – and our daily choices determine the future of the environment, economy and society.

Through a vast volunteer network of local chapters, youth and food communities, we link the pleasures of the table with a commitment to protect the community, culture, knowledge and environment that make this pleasure possible.

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Slow Food Charleston shared MUSC Urban Farm's post.3 days ago
We love seeing all the action (and farm puns!) at the MUSC Urban Farm. Have you been?
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Slow Food Charleston2 weeks ago
Calling all Snailblazers: Join Slow Food Charleston in gardens around town. -
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Slow Food Charleston updated their cover photo.2 weeks ago
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Slow Food Charleston3 weeks ago
Looking back fondly on Ark of Taste Week and the launch of our Lemon Cling Peach campaign - MARK YOUR CALENDARS - we're excited to announce phase two at our Summer Potluck on June 24. Who's bringing the peach cobbler?!
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Slow Food Charleston shared Anson Mills's post.3 weeks ago
We’re excited to hear about what Justin learns at Mount Vernon! Congratulations!
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Slow Food Charleston shared Lowcountry Street Grocery: a Mobile Farmers' Market's photo.1 month ago
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Slow Food USA23 hours ago
School will be out but Slow Food Nations 2018 will be in from July 14-15, so get ready for deliciously interactive fun at this annual free food festival in Denver. No need to leave the kids at home – bring them along and dig in at the Family Pavilion with hands-on lessons on growing, cooking and enjoying Slow Food!
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Slow Food USA2 days ago
“As we reintroduce grains into our diets, we challenge the current food system in which millions of acres are being exploited by genetically modified and hybridized grain varieties to feed animals rather than humans.”

Grains have long been an important staple in our diet but “modern grains” have been altered so much that they lack the truly necessary nutrients and instead often make us sick. Nana Meyers, Ph. D from the University of Colorado, will be at Slow Food Nations 2018 July 14 to debunk some of the mysteries around grains, nutrition and human health during The Whole Grain Experience workshop. Get your tickets today at https://slowfoodnations.org/event/whole-grain-experience/!
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Slow Food USA shared Tattered Cover Book Store's photo.2 days ago
Slow Food Nations 2018 has something for everyone, from food and drink sampling to talks on climate change and sustainability to a bookstore!

Tattered Cover Book Store popped up at Slow Food Nations last year showcasing books at the heart of the Slow Food movement, and they’ll be back again this year in the Pop-Up Bookstore. Stop by July 14-15 for autographs and chats with writers, journalists, chefs, researchers and activists at the forefront of good, clean and fair food for all.
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Slow Food USA3 days ago
Curious about all the culinary goodness Colorado has to offer? Join us in kicking off Slow Food Nations 2018 on July 13 at the Colorado Fare! We’ll be enjoying a slew of gourmet dishes made from Colorado-sourced ingredients and built by the state’s top chefs, and sipping on local beers, wines, and cocktails. Don’t miss out on this celebration of Colorado-made by getting your ticket today!
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Slow Food USA3 days ago
“I didn’t switch to organic farming for the money or a utopian dream. I did it for myself and my family in order to stay in agriculture.”

Not only do conventionally grown foods seem to be harming consumers, but also the growers. In addition to issues of sustainable practices, land management, and future farmers, what will this mean for the future of farming? Join the Farming for the Future: A Slow Food Nations Summit on July 14 at Slow Food Nations 2018 for some interactive conversations on agriculture’s future. Tickets on sale now!
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Slow Food USA4 days ago
Peggy Rathmann and John Wick's atypical approach to land conservation on their Marin County ranch led to unexpected success.

Often overlooked in the conversation around climate change is how we use land. The erosion and degradation of soil caused by plowing, intense grazing and clear-cutting has played a significant role in the atmospheric accumulation of heat-trapping gases.

Regenerative agriculture highlights the land, people and soil that is the future of a healthy planet. To explore this topic further, join us at the 'Farming for the Future' summit at Slow Food Nations 2018: www.slowfoodnations.org/event/farming-for-the-future.
Slow Food International
Slow Food International2 hours ago
"We want the same biodiversity for our future and the health of future generations. Save the food, save the tastes and flavours of our ancestors! This is the future". Gordana Radovanović, leader of the Trebinje Hercegovina Convivium in Bosnia and Herzegovina, told us during the successful fifth edition of Terra Madre Balkans.

Over 100 delegates from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, FYR Macedonia, Romania, and Serbia came together at the European Parliament in Brussels to represent the diverse potential of the Balkans.
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Slow Food International9 hours ago
Shirley Djukurnã is leading the fight to save and protect the heritage of her people, the Indigenous Krenak, and their home the Doce River Valley
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Slow Food International1 day ago
Iara Lee: Activist & Filmmaker and founder of Cultures of Resistance, followed the Burkinabè fighting for food sovereignty in spite of the daunting oppostion of the huge multinational corporations that face them.
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Slow Food International2 days ago
Nikolce, Gordana, and Lucia were among the more than 100 delegates who traveled to Brussels for the fifth edition of Terra Madre Balkans. They brought their products and discussed biodiversity and how to protect small-scale production in the Balkans in the context of European integration.

Help preserve Balkan food heritage for our shared future!
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Slow Food International2 days ago
The recipe for this month comes from South Africa, with chef Filippa Harrington using local ingredients and drawing on her Swedish heritage to create a healthy and delicious fermented Kraut!
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Slow Food International3 days ago
The Migranti Film Festival returns! With a range of events spread around Bra and Pollenzo, the festival projects movies and hosts conferences as a backdrop to promote understanding and appreciation of the migrant experience and the contributions of migrants in their adopted countries.

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