Slow Food in St. John's, NL

Thoughtful food on the Rock

Christmas treats – Sunday Dec. 5 at 2:00 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE!

Celebrate Christmas baking with Slow Food St. John’s.

This event will focus on the Christmas cookies and baking and feature a cookie/treat swap. The event will be held  in the cellar at Yellowbelly Brewery, Sunday Dec. 5 at 2:00 p.m., from 2 to 4 in the afternoon. Diane Tye will talk about her new book, Baking as Biography, and will discuss the complex intertwining of identities involved in the production and consumption of food.

Cash bar.  $5 to attend and please consider joining Slow Food International – see http://slowfood.com/ for more details.

Please keep the ethos of Slow Food in mind and bring only HOME MADE sweets and cookies on Sunday Dec. 5 at 2:00 p.m.  If you’ve got any extra cookie tins, please bring them along.  And please copies of recipes would  be handy as well.
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Fall’s bounty – October 17

Celebrate fall’s bounty with Slow Food St. John’s. This event will focus on the fruits of our labour – the preserves, jams, and chutneys that Newfoundland is famous for.  The event will be held October 17 in the cellar at Yellowbelly Brewery, Sunday October 17, from 2 to 5 in the afternoon. Please bring along samples of your own preserved food and be prepared to sample  others.

Award-winning Chef  Ivan Kyutukchiev will prepare turšija, a Bulgarian pickled vegetable delicacy.  Guest speakers to be confirmed.  Cash bar.  $5 to attend and please consider joining Slow Food International – see slowfood.com for more details.

If you’re planning on attending on October 17, would be great to hear from you!

Slow Food St. John’s at Farmer’s Market

Check out Slow Food St. John’s table at the Farmers’ Market today. We will be there from 10 am to 2 pm. Ask your questions, meet local foodies and tell us what kind of slow food events you’d be interested in attending.

Lamb roasted

Some 30 people gathered to share a perfectly roasted lamb and hear from the local sheep farmers about the difficulties this fledgling industry is facing in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Soliciting ideas for the next meeting

We need to take advantage of great summer weather. Any and all suggestions are welcome.

Website launched

Welcome to Slow Food St. John’s chapter. Check out local recipes, events and more.