Slow Food Neighbors: Upcoming Events


The board of Slow Food Seattle met this week to discuss our upcoming fall events, and we have some fun and delicious things in store for the harvest season! We will be announcing more details soon, but in the meantime, check out some of these upcoming events (including one this Sunday) from some of our Slow Food neighbors!

Sunday, August 24, 1-4pm: Slow Food Bastyr: Italian Picnic & Bastyr Gardens Tour. Slow Food Bastyr University still has places available at the table for their program Italian “Scampagnata” (picnic) to be held this coming Sun, Aug 24th  on the grounds of the Bastyr campus. A series of traditional Italian dishes made by a young apprentice chef from Italy will be the treat. A tour of the BU Botanical Gardens precedes the dinner. The brief presentation topics following the dinner will be the young chef’s perspective of his high school culinary arts program and a presentation by the BU team covering the basics re: the nutritional aspects of cheese (several types will be offered in the program). The menu, registration info, and directions to the BU campus are available at

Friday, September 19, 6-8pm: Tutti a Tavola – Come to the Table. Slow Food Whidbey invites you to "come to the table"  Join us in the newly renovated barn at Dancing Fish Farm for a celebration of the food we produce on Whidbey. Dancing Fish Farm is located at 1953 Newman Rd in Freeland, WA. Please bring a dish with the recipe that includes at least one locally produced ingredient.  Dancing Fish Farm will give us a review of how their vineyard if coming along.  We will share recipes, watch a Whidbey TV video highlighting the produce and farmers on Whidbey island and hear about winter CSAs from Deep Harvest Farm.  We will also give you a sneak peak at the upcoming 2014 Taste of Whidbey on Sept. 28th.  RSVP Glo Sherman or 360-341-4217 by Sept. 12th.

 Sunday, September 28, 1-4pm: 5th Annual Taste of Whidbey. Join Slow Food Whidbey Island to celebrate unique Whidbey Island food traditions featuring the best of local, seasonal food and beverage. Experience the tastes of over 15 local chefs, vintners and brewers.   The event will be held at the Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn Rd., Greenbank, WA 98253.  Tickets are $30 in advance ($35 at door), admit one and include 10 tastes (extras: $2 per taste, at event), available now at  More info is available from

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