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Join us at Long Road Distiller to mix and mingle and celebrate a new year of local food. Tickets required!
Join Salt of the Earth and New Holland Brewing Company as we celebrate all things Slow Food through highlighting and furthering our commitment to the West Michigan Farming Community.
We are thrilled to announce that our Slow Food West Michigan book club is returning in 2016! To say we are excited is a bit of an understatement. We are looking forward to regular opportunities for convivial discussions centered around topics we all hold dear. Please submit your name and email in the form below […]CONTINUE READING →
The sun was hot but a cool breeze mitigated some of its effect as we bent over the rows of reedy garlic plants. Rachelle, the owner of Earthkeeper Farm, a USDA Organic and Snail of Approval certified farm in Kent City, MI, had already gone through the rows and “forked” them, loosening the soil around […]CONTINUE READING →
Bees are an integral part of our food system. Yet, in recent years, disturbing things have happened to bees. Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), a mysterious disease that decimates entire hives, has become rampant in our bee populations. Scientists theorize that this is due to increased pesticide use, mono-cultures, and the way bees are treated in […]CONTINUE READING →