Do You DIY?

The cover story of this month’s issue of Indianapolis Monthly is headlined as “Master the Homespun Life: The Ultimate Guide to the DIY Craze.” If you haven’t already read the article, it’s a fun rundown of local experts and resources…

The Great No-Space-No-Full-Sun Grow Your Own Salad Garden Challenge

If attendance at last weekend’s Grow Your Own Salad Garden class is any indicator, there’s no shortage of Slow Food fans with get-out-in-the-garden fever! Instructors Maggie Goeglein Hanna, Executive Director of Fall Creek Gardens, and Julie Iverson, Advanced Master Gardener,…

Colcannon: An Irish Classic, Lovely, Gold and Green

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us and I yearn for colcannon. For those who aren’t familiar with this traditional Irish dish, it combines creamy, rich mashed potatoes with cooked cabbage or kale, and is often served with ham or bacon,…

Slow Food in Late Winter: Keeping It Real

Slow Food in Late Winter: Keeping It Real

Last week I wrote about canning, and preserving summer’s bounty for the winter. Boy, I sure wish I had some of that bounty in my pantry now (next year, right?). But I don’t and I admit that I’m on an…

Canning in Winter

To me, canning has always seemed to be the stuff of summer, something you do on those hot days when tomatoes and cucumbers magically multiply on every horizontal surface in your kitchen whenever your back is turned. At least, that’s…

Proposed Changes to Slow Food Indy Bylaws

At the annual meeting on Sunday, January 26th, members will be asked to vote on proposed changes to the Slow Food Indy bylaws. The changes are outlined in this document. The excerpts with strike-through are proposed deletions while the excerpts…

Understanding GMOs: An Evening with Dr. Don Huber

Understanding GMOs: An Evening with Dr. Don Huber

Slow Food Indy is proud to offer this special event based on feedback we received from the e-mail survey we conducted back in January. You asked for a program on GMOs, and we have delivered! About the Event Dr. Don…

Don’t Miss Slow Food Indy at the Indiana State Fair

In conjunction with the Indiana State Fair, Slow Food Indy is celebrating Indy’s own Snail of Approval recipients this year with cooking demonstrations and an opportunity to meet and greet some of our finest Chefs.  The Snail of Approval designation…

Dining in the Heartland at Joseph Decuis Farm

Slow Food Indy would like to share this event with you: Dining in the Heartland at Joseph Decuis Farm 3:00 to 7:30 pm Thursday • June 20, 2013 An afternoon and evening at the farm about 6 miles north of…

We’re fundraising!

Indiana is the 10th largest farm state and is affectionately referred to as the heartland, and yet we import 90% of the food consume at a cost of 14.5 billion dollars. Slow Food Indy is working to educate consumers on…