Slow Food West Michigan Blog
New to a CSA? A Personal Tale
Hi everyone! Sarah here. First time blogger for Slow Food West Michigan, long time eater. This past winter I decided that I wanted to find…Read More
Simmer some soup. It’s simple!
In preparation for this blog post, I took the farm-store ham-hock out of the freezer. After assuaging my soft heart with the knowledge that the…Read More
Grant Highlight | Beverly Bryan Community Orchard
One of our 2018 Biodiversity Grand Awardees was The City of Wyoming Tree Commission; “The Tree Amigos”. They did an outstanding job of researching their…Read More
Einkorn: Wheat As Nature Intended
Wheat is getting a bad rap these days. With gluten sensitivity on the rise and fad diets encouraging folks to give up grains entirely, it…Read More
Sovengard: A Grand Rapids Snail Blazer!
Exciting News: 2018 Snail Blazer award was bestowed upon The Sovengard. What is the Snail Blazer? This is the first of an annual award granted…Read More
Slow Food Nations 2018 Recap
I knew Slow Food Nations would be a party, and not a party that was lacking in libations. The decorations hung over Larimer Street in…Read More
Restoring Cultural Traditions
We’d like to introduce Green Wagon Farm, an eighteen-acre, certified-organic vegetable farm in Ada, Michigan. Green Wagon carries out the Slow Food ethos in all…Read More
2018 Biodiversity Mico-Grant Awardees!
Please join us in congratulating our 2018 awardees. These grants will be supporting the production of heirloom varieties and heritage breeds. Full Hollow Farm is a…Read More
2017 Biodiversity Grant Spotlight | Blandford Nature Center
In their initial grant application, they proposed to increase the biodiversity on the farm through planting and maintaining a native fruit and nut grove. They…Read More
2017 Biodiversity Grant Spotlight | Plainsong Farm
Plainsong Farm received the 2017 Biodiversity Micro-Grant to grow and distribute a 1⁄4 acre of heirloom Turkey Red wheat. During the Spring and Summer seasons they…Read More
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.