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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. Slow Food Huron Valley is a local chapter of Slow Food USA which 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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HOMEGROWN LOCAL FOOD SUMMIT 2015
Registration is now open! The 7th Annual HomeGrown Local Food Summit will be held on February 15th at the University of Michigan Central Campus. See: localfoodsummit.org

We are delighted to announce our keynote speaker will be Judy Wicks, founder of White Dog Cafe in Philadelphia, an entrepreneur, author, speaker and mentor working to build a more compassionate, environmentally sustainable and locally-based economy.
The Local Food Summit is a full-day event focusing on sharing cultures, perspectives, and experiences to unite participants around creating a food system that we love. Our theme of Food Love reflects our desire to nourish and cherish our bodies and our minds to grow a healthy, fair, and innovative food system together.
Please visit our website, localfoodsummit.org, to register and learn more about:
  • Call for Proposals (CLOSES JANUARY 6th): If you have a novel idea for sharing skills or knowledge that would benefit others in our food community, we encourage you to apply to lead a session at this year’s Summit here: http://bit.ly/1EVxt5F
  • Call for Local Food Victories (CLOSES JANUARY 15th): We are now accepting nominations for Local Food Victories, which highlight our neighbors’ positive successes in building knowledge, excitement, and movement toward local food awareness and access. Submit to: Local Food Victories
  • Scholarships: Apply for a need-based scholarship to attend the Summit at a reduced cost.
  • Call for Sponsorships: We are seeking individuals, organizations, and businesses with goals in alignment with those of the Summit for contributions of financial and in-kind resources.

 

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.