June Food Book Club
Jun
27
5:30 pm17:30

June Food Book Club

  • Curbside Books & Records

Join us for our June edition of Food Book Club where we will be discussing Hope Jahren's Lab Girl.

"Raise the Barn" Crop Mob
Jun
3
1:00 pm13:00

"Raise the Barn" Crop Mob

  • Star Farm

Our third "Raise the Barn" crop mob will be at Star Farm, an urban farm maintaining a food pantry, a youth training program, a children's community garden, a CSA, and farmer's market. Help us get them in good shape for the growing season!

Seedling Sale 2.0!
May
28
9:00 am09:00

Seedling Sale 2.0!

  • Bang Bang Biscuits and Pie

We still have a few heirloom tomato (and red bell pepper) seedlings looking for a good home! So we're returning to the pie garden this Sunday with our planty friends in tow. Biscuits, pie, and seedlings, oh my! Sounds like the perfect holiday weekend to us!

Raise the Barn Crop Mob!
Apr
29
9:00 am09:00

Raise the Barn Crop Mob!

  • South Merrill Community Garden

Join AUA and Slow Food Chicago as we kick off an exciting year-long collaboration of "Raise the Barn Crop Mobs" at urban farms and gardens! Our first volunteer site will be the South Merrill Community Garden. Hope you can join us!

April Food Book Club - Relish
Apr
27
6:30 pm18:30

April Food Book Club - Relish

  • Hopewell Brewing Company

Join us for the April edition of Slow Food Chicago's Food Book Club. We will be discussing the graphic novel Relish : My Life in the Kitchen by local cartoonist and author, Lucy Knisley.

A Tale of Three Wheats
Apr
22
11:00 am11:00

A Tale of Three Wheats

  • CPL Brainerd Branch

Join Slow Food Chicago Board Member Heidi Hedeker for a workshop at Chicago Public Library's Brainerd branch to discuss breads and pastries made from three Ark of Taste wheats - White Sonoran Wheat, Purple Straw Wheat and Turkey Red Wheat.

A Tale of Three Wheats
Apr
12
6:00 pm18:00

A Tale of Three Wheats

  • CPL Thurgood Marshall Branch

Join Slow Food Chicago Board Member Heidi Hedeker for a workshop at Chicago Public Library's Thurgood Marshall branch to discuss breads and pastries made from three Ark of Taste wheats - White Sonoran Wheat, Purple Straw Wheat and Turkey Red Wheat.

March Food Book Club
Mar
30
6:30 pm18:30

March Food Book Club

  • Native Foods Cafe

Join us for a March edition for Food Book Club - as we meet to discuss the topic of slow living along with the book Skin Cleanse by S.W. Basics founder, Adina Grigore.

January Food Book Club
Jan
30
6:30 pm18:30

January Food Book Club

  • Local Foods

Join us for the first food book club meeting of 2017 - as we discuss The Third Plate : Field Notes on the Future of Food by Dan Barber.

A Tale of Three Wheats
Jan
14
1:00 pm13:00

A Tale of Three Wheats

  • South Chicago

Join Slow Food Chicago Board Member Heidi Hedeker for a workshop at Chicago Public Library's South Chicago branch to discuss breads and pastries makes from three Ark of Taste wheats - White Sonoran Wheat, Purple Straw Wheat and Turkey Red Wheat.

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!