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Slow Food Charleston is planning several events for the rest of the 2015 year. Be sure to visit the website for more details or like us on Facebook to be kept up to date.

Save the Date:

September 30, 2015: Lesser Known and Affordable Wine Tasting at The Glass Onion benefiting Slow Food Charleston, 5:30-7:30PM

October 7, 2015: Slow Sips at The Bower at Edmund’s Oast, 5:00-7:00PM

October 14, 2015: Goatober Roast at Palmetto Brewery

November 11-13, 2015: Food Film Festival at The Cedar Room benefiting Slow Food Charleston and Grow Food Carolina

December 2015: Holiday Potluck Celebration

Winter 2016: Snail Awards and Slow Meat

Have an event idea, or want to get your event posted on the Slow Food Charleston site? Please contact us today!

Upcoming Events

Slow Sips @ The Bower at Edmund's Oast
Wednesday October 7, 2015
Edmund’s Oast is partnering with Slow Food Charleston to host a special Slow Sips Happy Hour on Wednesday, October 7 from 5:00-7:00PM at The Bower. During this event, Edmund’s Oast will offer special local and regionally inspired beer and cocktails with 10% of all sales from the menu of benefiting Slow Food Charleston.

Slow Food Charleston is one of more than 200 non-profit chapters that comprise the international organization Slow Food USA. Slow Food Charleston has been active for over eight years and during this time, has mainly focused on preserving and sharing the love of local foods and Lowcountry traditions.

For this event, guests can enjoy:


  •  Chatham Artillery Punch: bourbon, brandy, rum, lemon shrub, bubbly

  • Olde Thyme Punch: bourbon, rum, madeira, lemon shrub, nutmeg, thyme


  • Edmund’s Oast Cararosa: sour wheat brewed with 400lbs of local peaches and 100lbs of local blueberries,  4/1% ABV

  • Edmund’s Oast Lord Proprietor’s Mild: an English-style mild brewed with black tea from the Charleston Tea Plantation, toasty with notes of nuts, cocoa bean, tea and a delicate breadiness, 3.5% ABV

To learn more, visit http://edmundsoast.com/event/slow-sips-at-the-bower/
Goatober Roast at Palmetto Brewery
Wednesday October 14, 2015
The Goatober Roast will take place Wednesday, October 14 from 6:00 to 9:00PM at Palmetto Brewing (289 Huger Street). The event will feature all things goat and chefs Bradley Grozis from the Wild Olive, Bryan Cates from Basico, Kevin Getz from Indaco, Kevin Johnson from The Grocery, Kevin Mitchell from the Culinary Institute of Charleston, RJ Dye from The Lot and Robert Stehling from Hominy Grill and Chick’s Fry House will all be serving a dish featuring goat. Tickets cost $40 for Slow Food members and $50 for non-members and includes food from the chef stations and one beverage ticket. Other beverages will be available for sale. Patrick Martins of Heritage Foods USA will be at the celebration sharing more about this important campaign and signing copies of his book The Carnivore's Manifesto: Eating Well, Eating Responsibly, and Eating Meat. The Heritage Radio Network's Executive Director Erin Fairbanks will be attending the event as well and doing interviews related to Charleston in general including its Goatober efforts. And Slow Food USA President Richard McCarthy will be at the event providing an update on national initiatives. The V-Tones will be providing entertainment for the Roast.  To buy tickets, visit http://www.citypapertickets.com/events/28602399/goatober