Celebrate Terra Madre Day December 10th

Wednesday, December 10 at 6:00pm at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans.

granataFaubourg St. John neighbor Gary Granata and associates of Slow Food New Orleans will celebrate Terra Madre Day by telling stories and experiences from a recent trip to Italy for the international convening of Salone del Gusto e Terra Madre. Please come out and celebrate this day of “Mother Earth”, hear stories and learn what Slow Food New Orleans has planned for the new year. The event is free and open to the public.
Slow Food New Orleans is celebrating Terra Madre Day on December 10, 6-8p at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd (formerly Dryades)

Fifteen Louisiana residents made the trip to Italy to present their workshop “Louisiana is Washing Away”, during which they shared the challenges and joy of living in the unique and fragile region that is Coastal Louisiana. They also learned how Good, Clean and Fair Food is practiced around the world.

location-terra-madreChef Ryan Hughes of Purloo will serve an apertivo (Italian Happy Hour) during the program and offer an Ark of Taste dinner for anyone that would like to dine afterwards. Terra Madre Day | Dec 10 | Southern Beverage Museum | 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. | New Orleans | 6-8 pm

Slow Food NOLA is now operating a community garden at the corner of St. Philip and N. Dupre in Faubourg St. John.
The garden grows seasonal foods and flowers for sale at local markets. Proceeds from the sale of produce will, in part, go towards Slow Food NOLA’s effort to adopt a Slow Food Garden in Africa. Please contact Slow Food NOLA chair Gary Granata if you are interested in volunteering in the garden.

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