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About Us Slow Food Huron Valley (SFHV) is a 501(c)3 chapter of Slow Food USA and is located in southeastern Michigan. We work to strengthen our region’s food system, build community food security, and preserve our culinary heritage. Like Slow Food USA, our chapter seeks to create dramatic and lasting change in the food system. We inspire a transformation in food policy, production practices and market forces so that they ensure equity, sustainability and pleasure in the food we eat.

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A membership with a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm is one of the best, most cost effective and healthiest ways to provide “good, clean, and fair” food for your family.  This image from the Lexicon of Sustainability explains what CSAs are all about. Come to our annual CSA Fair to meet your farmers!


Coming up in SEPTEMBER 2015

 

 

 

 

8th Annual HomeGrown Festival

When: Saturday, September 12th, 2015 from 6:00-10:00 pm
Where: Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market, 315 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, MI
Website: http://homegrownfestival.org

The HomeGrown Festival is a FREE grassroots community event showcasing the best of our region’s locally grown food, drink, music and fun. This year’s line-up of bands, food vendors, and Michigan tables will appear soon. Mark your calendar and come to the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market to taste, listen, learn and dance!

 

Celebrating Beef with Zingerman’s and Nicolette Hahn Niman

When: Sunday, September 13th, 2015 from 6:00-9:00 pm
Where: Zingerman’s Deli, 422 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, MI
Website: https://events.zingermanscommunity.com/event/celebrating-beef

Celebrate Slow Meat and support Slow Food Huron Valley by joining us for an evening with Zingerman’s and Nicolette Hahn Niman, author of “Defending Beef”!  In “Defending Beef”, Nicolette Hahn Niman, an environmental lawyer and rancher, makes a case for the positive and essential benefits of cattle when managed in a sustainable manner. Attendees will enjoy a delectable meal featuring American beef and dairy, and stimulating conversation about creating change in the food system. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Slow Food Huron Valley.

 

It’s Easy Being Green with Ann Arbor District Library

When: Sunday, September 27th, 2015 from 12-5:30pm
Where: Downtown Ann Arbor District Library, 343 S. Fifth Ave

The Ann Arbor District Library is hosting their first green fair! Come visit us to learn about Slow Food and Community Supported Agriculture. While you’re there, check out the how-to workshops on canning, beekeeping, and permaculture among others. There will be eco-friendly wares from local vendors, and food trucks galore!


 

Join us!  The SFHV Leadership Team meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm.  Our board currently has openings in Marketing/Communications.  All are welcome. To RSVP, please email leadership@slowfoodhuronvalley.com

Note: Slow Food Huron Valley is seeking to hire a WordPress designer to create templates for three websites. Please contact kimbayer@gmail.com with examples of your WordPress work and for additional details.