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One Chef’s Slow Food Journey

By Slow Food West Michigan

Maybe it was the 4-10 rifle I received for my fifth birthday, or the 1944 Farmall H tractor I bought when I was 12. Perhaps…

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2016 Micro-Grant Awardees Announced

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Preserving biodiversity is critical to protecting our ecosystems and ensuring the security of our local food system. We are so thankful for your support and…

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Join Our Book Club!

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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…

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Volunteer Day at Earthkeeper Farm

By Slow Food West Michigan

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…

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Wild Mitten Honeybee Co-op

By Slow Food West Michigan

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…

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2015 Biodiversity Micro-Grant Awardees

By Slow Food West Michigan

We are thrilled to announce the awardees for the Biodiversity Micro-Grants! Thanks to your support and donations to Slow Food West Michigan, we are able…

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Slow Food West Michigan Book Club

Book Club Favorites

By Slow Food West Michigan

We hope that you are able to carve out a bit of time to enjoy some of the books listed below. These are some of…

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Encourage Biodiversity

By Slow Food West Michigan

Thank you Local First for featuring an article about our Biodiversity Micro Grant! “Slow Food West Michigan recently announced the recipients of its inaugural Biodiversity…

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About Us

Slow Food West Michigan is the West Michigan chapter of Slow Food, a non-profit, member-supported organization founded in 1989 to counteract fast food and fast life.