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Slow Food South Bay actively promotes good, clean and fair food for all.

Tool Drive for Valley Verde - Tool Drive Are extra garden tools languishing in your shed?  Are you downsizing and need to empty your garage of rakes and shovels?  Bring them to Slow Food South Bay (SFSB) on January 22, 23 or 24.  We’ll give the tools a second life.  SFSB is collecting the tools for Valley Verde, a San Jose […]
-     Ideas from SFSB Leaders to help weather coronavirus     Dear Slow Food South Bay community, Coronavirus has sent all of us into uncharted waters. It is important to maintain creative, compassionate communication within our SFSB community.  I asked the SFSB leaders group for ideas about how to respond while maintaining their SLOW values.  Below are some […]
Contribute to Slow Food South Bay - Looking to help promote Slow Food South Bay activities and mission? We are an official 501c3 organization and does not received any funding from Slow Food USA where your annual dues go so we rely upon donations and our fundraiser events! Joining Slow Food USA does not contribute any funds to our local SFSB chapter […]
SV Tour De Coop 2020 - 9th Annual Coop Tour! This event is cancelled but an option to have a virtual coop tour is happening. The “Silicon Valley Tour de Coop” is really much more than just a few chicken coops – It’s a celebration of the pleasures and rewards of living in a sustainable and nature connected environment by everything […]
ECOFARM Pre-conference Tour - EcoFarm Pre-Conference Tour     A preview event for this year’s EcoFarm Conference was a tour of four thriving organic farms.  Three large busses filled with 150 enthusiastic observers took part, with “Amigo Bob”Cantisano as Master of Ceremonies for the day. We began at Coke Farms in San Juan Bautista, a hub for cooling, packaging, […]
December 2017 Annual Holiday Dinner - Dec 2017 Annual Holiday Dinner On December 7, 2017, the annual Slow Food South Bay Holiday dinner happened at Joni’s house in Cupertino.  It started with a cooking share, followed by pot luck and dinner and even holiday caroling.    Thanks to all that attended and participated in this year’s festive event!
2020 Terra Madre, in Turin, Italy - The most important international Slow Food event dedicated to good, clean and fair food for all returns to Turin, Italy, from October 8–12, 2020 “Terra Madre/Salone del Gusto” (“Mother Earth / Tasting Festival”) The organization of the 13th edition of Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is already underway, and will be held in Turin, at […]
Markegard’s Terra Madre Celebration Dinner - Markegard’s Terra Madre Celebration On November 6, 2016, a celebration event dinner occurred at the Markegard Family farm near Hwy 1 on the coast side to celebrate those who help to support them to travel to the Terra Madre Event in Italy in September. Here are some photos from that event!
EWGs 2016 Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce - STRAWBERRIES, about to come into high season in our South Bay, have jumped above apples for the first time in a few years.  Buy them ORGANIC (along with the other ‘Dirty Dozen’ listed) to avoid multiple pesticide residues in your food choices.  Follow the link for more of the research and to print a copy […]
Decoding Animal Welfare Labels | CUESA - Our food labels are a hot topic these days and rightfully so.  If you care about the origin, care and quality of what you eat, this is a must read. Pasture raised. Hormone free. All natural. Which ones are just greenwashing, and which ones can you trust? Source: Decoding Animal Welfare Labels | CUESA


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