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  • A new sanctuary movement is developing in the food world By Alex Gillett In the past year, amid the politics and controversies, the Sanctuary City movement has been all over the news— mayors from cities like L.A. and Chicago declared their cities Sanctuary Cities stating they would not cooperate with the federal government’s immigration enforcement […]

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  • Discussions about “Slow Food” tend to conjure up images of days gone by.  Sheep grazing leisurely on the rolling hillsides in an old-fashioned European town, cheese made on a pioneer’s farm, candlelit dinners before the invention of buzzing, distracting cell phones.  While it can be fun to indulge in these nostalgic reveries, what does Slow […]

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  • Slow Food West Michigan had a very productive 2016 Volunteer Day Series! If you want to stay up to date on upcoming volunteer opportunities, contact us today to join our volunteer mailing list! May 19th we had the pleasure of working with the team at Urban Roots. Volunteers were able to help set up trellising and plant […]

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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 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 […]

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  • 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 our book club favorites. Educating on food sustainability, cooking techniques, conviviality, and more! A random selection of books we have read so far: Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating […]

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