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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Invitation to Imagine a Slower Life

A recent NPR interview of author Elisabeth Tova Bailey, whose life was transformed by an incurable illness, motivated me to find out more about her book, The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating: A True Story. Looks like a great read!

Certified SC Grown Campaign News

A recent AP article in the Post and Courier reports the SC Dept of Agriculture's three year old campaign to raise public awareness of locally grown products is succeeding on several levels. Read more...

Charleston Farmers' Market in Bon Appetit Survey

How great that Bon Appetit rates farmers' markets. In a September article they sampled lunch dishes from farmers' markets across the country and Charleston's ranked in the top 10!

Fields Farms is hosting Slow Food Charleston's annual picnic - come out and show your support!

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

A Shout to the Chefs!

Thanks to all the local chefs participating in the SC Department of Agriculture Fresh on the Menu initiative by dedicating at least 25 percent of their menu to local products. These efforts support local farmers and bring the freshest food to the table. We at Slow Food Charleston show our appreciation by highlighting a participating chef each month in Slow Country Cuisine.