Slow Fish – Slowing Down To Enjoy Sustainable Food

Chef’s Table Society Presents Slow Fish in the Kitchens of PICA The Slow Food movement includes food from the land and also food from the Ocean. It’s a little more difficult to see the state of the sea and what lies beneath, but it’s equally important. For the third year a group of chefs from…

Cibo Trattoria and Slow Food Fundraiser

CIBO TRATTORIA IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF FUNDRAISING DINNERS – JUNE 14TH  2012  IN SUPPORT OF THE SLOW FOOD ORGANIZATION Since opening in 2009, Cibo Trattoria’s, Executive Chef Neil Taylor has been a leading proponent of the Slow Food style cooking with his use of sustainable, organic and in season ingredients.  In a first for British…

The Wheely Slow Cooking Tour

The Question: Where does your food come from? The Wheely Slow Cooking Tour is serving up answers on April 19th at W2 Woodwards @ 7pm. The Wheely Girls will perform music and show footage from their tour. The night will end with a panel of sustainable food experts who will answer questions from the audience. The…

Slow Fish Series – Shellfish & Bivalves

Join Slow Food Vancouver Island & The London Chef for a series of Slow Fish Events celebrating our diverse coastal waters. Thursday March 29th – Small Fish & By Catch May/June date TBA – Sea Things Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Location: The London Chef, 953 Fort Street (south side, between Quadra & Vancouver) Event…

Aphrodite’s loves Slow Food

September 23 to October 6 with special meal on September 28 To celebrate all that’s local, Aphrodite’s Café and Pie Shop will showcase food fresh from the farm.  Their Fresh Sheet will feature a three-course menu showcasing BC-grown ingredients. Cost: $35, + $10 for a tasting of local wines. RSVP:  call Aphrodite’s at 604.733.5808. 10%…

Agassiz Slow Food Cycle 2011

A Slow Food Cycle Event The date is set for 2011. See you on Saturday, July 23.  We plan to start at the Fall Fair Grounds in Agassiz (FITNESS ACTIVITY CENTRE) after breakfast prepared by Kilby Farms and perked up with a Back Porch Coffee, leisurely cycle a self-guided tour around a 25 km flat…

Terra Madre Film and Reception

Friday, May 7th DOXA Documentary Film Festival opening night film is Terrra Madre. Buy tickets and for more information visit www.doxafestival.ca The opening night reception is organized by Slow Food with $3.00/ticket from the film and the reception going to our Terra Madre Fund.  The reception features appetizers and beverages donated from the following chefs…

Terra Madre Doxa Documentary Film Festival

Announcing Opening Night Film – Friday May 7,  7:30pm – Granville 7 Doxa Documentary Film Festival visit Doxafestival.ca to buy tickets and for more information $3.00/ticket for the film and the reception being donated to Slow Food Vancouver for our Terra Madre Fund.  Slow Food is partnered with FarmFolk/CityFolk raising funds to send our local…

Naramata joins Cittaslow International

Discover Naramata is proud to announce that Naramata has been accepted as a member community of Cittaslow International. Cittaslow (www.cittaslow.net) is an international organization formed in Orvieto, Italy in 1999 with the mandate to improve the quality of life in towns while resisting the fast lane, homogenized world seen in larger cities.  Celebrating and supporting…

Cowichan Bay slows down

From Tourism BC Vancouver Island Village Joins International Cittaslow Community In the seaside town of Cowichan Bay on Vancouver Island, taking it slow is a way of life – a dedication to the local landscape that has garnered the quaint community worldwide praise. Recently heralded as the first Cittaslow (pronounced Cheetah-slow) member in North America,…