Category Slow Food Oberlin Events

Slow Food Oberlin Welcomes Nathaniel Mich ’10 Back to Campus!

Join Slow Food Oberlin College in welcoming Nathaniel Mich, OC ’10, back to campus this coming week! Nathaniel, a former OSCA member chocolate exco teacher, is now the Head Chocolatier and Ice Cream Maker at Hedonist Artisan Chocolates in Rochester, NY, where his work has been recognized by both local and national publications, including The New York […]

Join Slow Food Oberlin’s 2012-2013 Core Leadership Team!

We hope that you consider joining next year’s leadership team–there’s a place for everyone! Open positions include: Co-chair (2 positions) *please see note below* Treasurer Secretary Volunteer Coordinators (2 or more positions) Outreach team (many positions) Social media coordinator(s) (1-2 positions) Photographer/videographer Anything else you think you would do well! If you are interested in any […]

Food Justice in the Rust Belt: A conversation with Young Kim (OC ’85)

We are so excited to welcome Oberlin alum Young Kim this Tuesday, April 17,  to discuss his experiences as former president of the Community Food Security Co-alition and current position as director of the Fondy Food Center in Milwaukee. His lecture, “From Working ON to Working WITH Marginalized Communities: A Food Activist’s Journey from Mount Stupid,” […]

Screening and Discussion of “The Harvest”/ “La Cosecha”

Help us to raise awareness about the sobering truth of child migrant workers! Join us this Friday for a screening and discussion about the plight of children who work in America’s agricultural industry. The film “The Harvest”/”La Cosecha” profiles three young children who are taken from school to work as migrant farm workers. The film […]

Dorm Room Gardening Workshop this Sunday!

  Wish you could grow your own food but don’t think you have the space? Slow Food Oberlin wants to show you how to grow your own food – in your dorm room! Join us for a short workshop this Sunday at 2:30 pm in Wilder 112 and learn two ways to grow food on […]

Happy St. Patricks Day! (Irish Soda Bread Recipe)

We took a page out of the Irish’s book today and made some terrific Irish Soda Bread Scones. Want to make your own? Here’s the recipe! And head over to our facebook page for a few more photos! Irish Soda Bread Scones (From Simply Scones) 2 cups all purpose flour 3 Tbsp light brown sugar 1 […]

Our latest event: Irish Soda Bread for St. Patrick’s Day!

Join us this Saturday in the Asia House Kitchen at 2:30 PM for a fun, quick and delicious Study Break in honor of St. Patrick’s Day!

General Interest Meeting Monday Feb 13, 9 pm

Weekly meetings on Monday nights at 9 pm will resume February 13th with our general interest meeting. Join us to find out more about what we’ll be working on this semester, from volunteering in the schools to bringing big names to campus to engaging in national campaigns around food policy and food safety issues. We […]

TEDx Fruitvale Harvesting Change Follow Up

On Friday we had about 30 viewers turn out for our viewing party of the TEDx Fruitvale conference on farmworker justice, Harvesting Change. It was a great chance to learn more about the farmworker justice movement and to make connections here on campus for those who want to work on some of these issues. There […]

Slow Food brings TEDx Fruitvale to Oberlin

On Friday, October 14, Slow Food will co-sponsor an viewing party with Bon Appetit of the TEDx Fruitvale conference on farmworker justice, Harvesting Change. More info about that event can be found here. The following is a letter to the editor by chair Erin Swenson-Klatt and treasurer Rachel Manning published in the Oberlin Review on […]