Welcome to Slow Food Russian River

Supporting joy and justice for Sonoma County food communities

 

Heritage Turkey Project

Connecting our food traditions to our children's future.

 

Gravenstein Apple Presidium

Working to promote and protect farmers who nurture their apples from tree to table.

 

School Garden Project

Every child deserves to grow up knowing where food comes from and how to grow, cook, and share it.

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We are Slow Food Russian River, Sonoma County, California, a chapter of Slow Food, the international organization dedicated to a food system that gives us Good Food, Healthy Food, Clean Environment, Fair Pay, and Food Justice, for all.

We are Slow Food Russian River, Sonoma County, California, a SFUSA chapter of Slow Food, the international organization dedicated to a food system that gives us Good Food, Healthy Food, Clean Environment, Fair Pay, and Food Justice, for all.

We are located in Sonoma County, California, in an area covering Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park and Cotati, and further toward the Pacific Ocean, with towns and hamlets in West County, such as Sebastopol, Freestone, Valley Ford, Bodega

and Bodega Bay, Occidental, Graton, Forestville, Guerneville, Jenner, Duncan Mills, Rio Nido.

Sonoma County is well known for the wealth and breadth of its agricultural heritage and its open spaces. Our grapes and wines, our apples, cider and Eau de Vie de Pomme, our barley, hops, and beers, our sheep, goats and cows, and milk, yoghurts, and cheeses, the wools and meats, charcuterie.

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Get Tickets for Open Sesame - The Story of Seeds

Our activities include tours and events showcasing the best Sonoma County has to offer in good, clean and fair agriculture and food, a monthly book group, a summer film series, and education through this website with its blog, our newsletter, and our social media activities. Our main projects are the Gravenstein Apple Presidium, the Heritage Turkey Project in partnership with 4-H, our School Garden Project, and our Book Group. We are active within Slow Food California in the area of Farm and Food Policy and on the Ark of Taste Committee.

The Naked Pig, Farm To Table Restaurant in Santa Rosa, CA

Glorious Community, Delicious Food at The Naked Pig

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Glorious Community, Delicious Food at The Naked Pig in Santa Rosa, CA I love deeply rooted, nurturing communities. And when communities and foods come together as in the Naked Pig I feel like I’m in an earthly paradise. If you share my sentiments, you might be inspired by an essay —…

Dominique Cortara

Member Profile – Dominique Cortara of Dominique’s Sweets

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Member Profile – Dominique Cortara of Dominique’s Sweets Dominique Cortara is the owner of Dominique’s Sweets and a beloved vendor at a number of Sonoma County farmers markets, where her pastries, both sweet and savory, sell out way before closing time. She has been a member of Slow Food Russian River…

School gardens - Ark of Taste - Slow Meat

some foods the industrial food system wants you to forget

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Let Slow Food introduce you to some foods the industrial food system wants you to forget: School gardens get kids to grow unusual seeds, Ark of Taste identifies foods that deserve protection, Slow Meat encourages multi-species farming. Donate to Slow Food to support these initiatives! bit.ly/100yearsofplenty  ‪#‎100YearsofPlenty‬

Pay Any Amount To Join. Slow Food 2016 Campaign - Years of Plenty

Pay Any Amount To Join

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Pay Any Amount To Join: June is a great month to join the Slow Food movement Do you know that a donation to Slow Food USA in any amount during June as part of our 100 Years of Plenty campaign will give you a year's membership in the international Slow Food movement?...