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Past SFDC run events

Changing the Way We Eat 2012

Update: The Bethesda viewing party is completely booked! We recommend you check the TEDx Manhattan website to find a viewing party, or create your own viewing party Ideas worth spreading-our food system could certainly use some to help us achieve … Continue reading

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Soups On! Soup Making Class on Dec. 4

Treat yourself—and your holiday guests—to some lush winter soups! What: Soup Class When: Sunday, December 4, 2011 5pm to 9pm Where: Maple Avenue Market, at 128 Maple Avenue, E, Vienna, VA 22180 Katharine Mardirosian, the clever owner of 100 Bowls … Continue reading

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University of Gastronomic Sciences Italian Happy Hour at Coppi’s

Have you ever dreamed about attending the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy’s northern Piedmont region? Founded by Slow Food International in 2004, this unique school offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in food culture and communication (including … Continue reading

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Slow Food, Hot Spices: Indian Cooking From The Hearth

Come learn about Indian vegetarian cooking with noted novelist, writer, and culinary adventurer, Nani Power. Bring along a dish to share for the potluck afterward! What: A free talk, book reading/signing, and potluck When: Sunday, Nov 13 from 4:30-6:30pm Where: … Continue reading

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Distillery Lane Ciderworks, Apple Picking and Cider Pressing

The brisk air, growing shadows and emerging fall hues mean one thing: Apple Season! …And turning them into cider. Now is your chance to see the process and taste the results. First a little history lesson. You know Johnny Appleseed? … Continue reading

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Taste tested, snail approved

Yesterday marked the first ever Slow Food DC “Snail of Approval” awards ceremony, and what a ceremony it was — an opportunity to celebrate 40 local purveyors of responsibly produced, meticulously crafted, and downright delectable food. The rain held off, … Continue reading

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DOWN SOUTH:Dinner and Presentation on Foodways

Learn about our Southern heritage and enjoy a truly delicious Southern meal on Sunday, October 2, 6:30 p.m at Georgia Brown’s, 950 15th St., NW, Washington, DC. Tickets for the dinner and presentation on African America Foodways cost $50 for … Continue reading

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1st Annual Snail of Approval Awards Party

Update: this event is sold out. Come Celebrate with Us! 4-7 pm Sunday September 25, 2011* on the patio of Poste Moderne Brasserie, 555 8th St. NW, Washington DC Purchase tickets in advance ($30 for Slow Food DC members, $35 … Continue reading

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Take the $5 Challenge!

When Carlo Petrini founded Slow Food back in 1986, it was in reaction to the proliferation of fast food culture in Italy, which was undermining the traditions and quality of the Italian diet. Today we know the fast food “value … Continue reading

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Foodies Night at the Movies – Movie Screening and Reception with the Filmmaker, June 17

Update 6/14/2011 – This event is now sold out, keep your eyes peeled for other great events! World Premiere — Washington DC Farmaggedon–the Unseen War on American Family Farms Friday, June 17 West End Cinema 2301 M Street NW, Washington, … Continue reading

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