2016 Annual Meeting
Dec
12
6:00 pm18:00

2016 Annual Meeting

  • The Foxhole Chicago

Come along to our Annual Meeting to learn about our work this year, celebrate Terra Madre day, and hear from local producers, chefs, and advocates who care about good, clean, and fair food. Grab a friend to taste, learn, and share with us!


What's the Buzz About Beekeeping
Nov
10
6:00 pm18:00

What's the Buzz About Beekeeping

  • Garfield Ridge Library

Learn more about how to keep bees and why they're so important to our food system. This workshop will be led by Slow Food Chicago board member Naaman Gambill, who is the head beekeeper for Westside Bee Boyz and founder of The Hive: Chicago's Beekeeping Supply Store. 

A Tale of Three Wheats
Nov
10
6:00 pm18:00

A Tale of Three Wheats

  • Roden Chicago Public Library

In this workshop, we'll discuss breads and pastries made from three Ark of Taste wheats – White Sonoran wheat, Purple Straw wheat and Turkey Red wheat. 

Growing Home Crop Mob
Nov
5
9:00 am09:00

Growing Home Crop Mob

  • Growing Home

With final harvest, cleaning, and preparing beds for the winter, the end of the year is an especially busy time for farmers! Join Slow Food Chicago at Growing Home on Saturday, November 5th from 9AM-Noon to pull tomatoes and get beds ready for the winter. 

Pie Patch Crop Mob
Oct
22
12:00 pm12:00

Pie Patch Crop Mob

  • The Pie Patch

Join Slow Food Chicago at The Pie Patch certified organic farm on Saturday, October 22nd from Noon-3PM to prep the raspberry patch for winter, renovate walking paths, turn compost, and pre-dig sweet potatoes! 

preSERVE Garden Volunteer Day
Sep
29
5:00 pm17:00

preSERVE Garden Volunteer Day

  • preSERVE Garden

Join us on the evening of Thursday, September 29th to get your hands dirty in the garden. After the hard work is done, stick around for a quick bite with your fellow gardeners!

City Farm Crop Mob
Sep
24
10:00 am10:00

City Farm Crop Mob

  • City Farm

Join Slow Food Chicago at City Farm on Saturday, September 24th from 10AM-2PM to help as the farm transitions to a new home, weed the fall fields, and constructs a rabbit fence to protect the new site for next year. 

Vegetarian Harvest Dinner
Aug
24
6:00 pm18:00

Vegetarian Harvest Dinner

  • Uncommon Ground

Tickets go fast every year. Be sure to mark your calendar for this veggie friendly farm to table dinner at Snail of Approval recipient Uncommon Ground.

Growing Power Urban Orchard Crop Mob
Jul
16
1:00 pm13:00

Growing Power Urban Orchard Crop Mob

  • Clara Schaffer Park

Come help Slow Food Chicago plant Growing Power's urban orchard on Saturday, July 16th from 1-4pm, located at the corner of 89th Street and Mackinaw Avenue in Clara Schaffer Park.

June Book Club
Jun
30
6:00 pm18:00

June Book Club

  • Beermiscuous

Join us at the end of the month for a discussion of M.F.K. Fisher's The Art of Eating.

Slow Food Chicago at NRA
May
21
May 24

Slow Food Chicago at NRA

  • McCormick Place

Slow Food Chicago will be at the NRA show this May. Will you? See you there!

Seedling Sale
May
14
9:00 am09:00

Seedling Sale

  • !Bang Bang! Biscuits & Pie

The Slow Food Chicago annual heirloom seedling sale will return this year at Bang Bang Pie Shop's outdoor patio.