Category Off campus events

Oberlin Farmers Market Opens Saturday, May 19!

This Saturday marks the opening day of the 2012 Oberlin Farmers Market! There will be great food and other entertainment, so be sure to drop by and check it out. The market will be open every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm through October, in the public library parking lot (that’s right across the […]

Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium Discussion and Dinner

Like good community? Care about Lorain County? Want to exchange ideas with other young professionals making an impact?  Then join us Tuesday, May 1 at Cork’s Wine Bar and Bistro in Amherst to discuss important issues of local and regional development in our community with other passionate young leaders from Lorain County and beyond. The […]

Apply to be a delegate to Terra Madre! (Deadline April 6)

This year, the International Congress (October 27-29) will take place concurrently with Terra Madre/Salone del Gusto (October 25-29) in Turin, Italy. The application deadline for these important and exciting events has been extended to 11:59pm ET on April 6, 2012.  Join the global Slow Food community to celebrate good, clean, and fair food. Click here to apply now! […]

The New Agrarian Center’s Local Food Summit

The folks with the NAC are looking for volunteers who want to help out with the Local Food Summit. If you are interested and/or could provide a ride, let us know by emailing oberlin@slowfoodusa.org! Speakers will include JUNE HOLLEY June is an expert on innovation, collaboration and networks. After twenty years as executive director of […]

Soul Soup Fridays

Looking for good food and a good cause? Check this out! Every week at HONEY HOUSE 66 north pleasant street 5 to 8 pm A grassroots fundraiser to support the Oberlin Underground Railroad Society (OURS) building social and economic justice in our community 2-5 dollars a bowl sliding scale donation. Many types of homemade soup […]

Attend the Student Initiatives in Sustainable Agriculture Conference this April!

Interested in students who are doing amazing things with community gardens, campus orchards, and campus and local food policy? Consider attending the Student Initiatives in Sustainable Agriculture Conference this April! We would like to invite you to the second Student Initiatives in Sustainable Agriculture Conference (SISA) to be held March 31st and April 1st 2012 […]

Food Related Winter Term Opportunities

Listed below are winter term opportunities related to food work coming to our attention. We’ll be updating them as we receive more, so check back (and feel free to pass on cool projects you’re hearing about)! •Spend Winter Term at Mariposa Food Co-op in West Philadelphia: For almost 40 years, Mariposa has been providing our […]

One more month of summer…

…which means it’s time to start thinking about Slow Food for the upcoming year! Check out these super cool upcoming events: 1. Make Money as an Urban Farmer! Workshop by the Sustainable Commercial Urban Farm Incubator (SCUFI) program, August 27 & 28, 2011, 8am – 6pm, Cincinnati, Ohio. Early bird registration through August 14. For further info and […]

Sustainable Agriculture Events are Sprouting All Over Campus!

UPCOMING EVENTS The World Food Crisis: Political and Economic Obstacles to Sustainable Agriculture and Food System with Fred Magdoff Thursday, April 14 – Craig Lecture Hall, 4:35 pm This is not a Slow Food sponsored event, but it is very relevant to the work we do and should be a really interesting talk. Here’s the event description: […]

Take Action! A Message from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coaltion

Action Alert Ask Your Senator to Oppose Unjust Spending Cuts In the early hours of Saturday, February 19, the House of Representatives approved a government funding bill that would slash more than $60 billion from the federal budget for the last half of fiscal year 2011.  The bill (H.R. 1) unfairly targets programs that serve sustainable and organic farmers.  It makes steep […]