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July 16 – Dine Al Fresco at Cabin Creek

Come feast on a championship food of palate winning local fare. Meet the retired Thoroughbreds, dine in their magnificent barn, listen to live jazz and sip wine as you overlook the fountain with the back drop of pastoral paddocks holding Travers winners Thunder Rumble and Will’s Way; stakes winners Watchem Smokey.  Meet America’s lovable loser Zippy […]

June 13, 2013 in Events by

June 28 – Potluck Dinner at Oliva Vineyards

Join Slow Food Saratoga Region and the Regional Farm and Food Project for a potluck dinner at beautiful Olive Vineyards in Fort Edward. Enjoy wine from Oliva Vineyards ($6 a glass or $6 for a wine tasting flight). We will discuss local food initiatives and how to achieve our goals to preserve farm land across […]

June 13, 2013 in Events by

Olive Oil and Food Sampling at Saratoga Olive Oil Company

Slow Food Olive Oil and Food Sampling at Saratoga Olive Oil Company Extra virgin olive oil has been part of life’s necessities since the beginning of time. The oldest olive trees alive are 4,000 years old and provided medicine, beauty aids and were important elements of religious rituals. This remarkable tree’s fruit provides us life-giving […]

April 24, 2013 in Previous Events by

Slow Food Skidmore Dinner Menu, December 4 at 6:30pm

  Mixed Organic Green Salad with kolrabi, radish, & apple slaw, apple cider vinaigrette Farm Contributors: Kilpatrick Family Farm, Argyle Cheese Farmer, Pleasant Valley Farm, Saratoga Apple ——— Cavatelli Pasta with roasted butternut squash, shitaki mushrooms roasted garlic sage pesto Farm Contributors: Rutkowski Farm, Bulich Mushroom Grower ———- Root Vegetable Gratin with sweet potato, leeks, […]

December 2, 2012 in Events, Local Causes, News by

Slow Food Skidmore Dinner

What: Slow Food Skidmore Dinner When: Tuesday, December 4th Time: 6:30 pm Location: 2nd Floor, Murray Aikins Dining Hall, Rooms 1 and 2 Menu: TBD (local food options) Tickets: $25 per person, please purchase at Brown Paper Tickets http://saratogaslowfooddinner.brownpapertickets.com Brought to you by: Slow Food Saratoga, Sustainable Skidmore, the Environmental Studies Program at Skidmore College, […]

November 8, 2012 in Local Causes, Previous Events by

How about a few quick links to start out your week?

Happy Monday? Doesn’t quite have the same ring to it as happy weekend. All the more reason to sit down and read a few quick, inspiring, delicious, and entertaining articles. As the air has turned crisp and the leaves are in their colorful glory, fall seems to be in full swing– and with it pumpkin-flavored […]

October 15, 2012 in Uncategorized by

Links for (the end of) your weekend

Just because the weekend is reaching its end doesn’t mean it’s too late to peruse this week’s food news happenings!   Could this be the grocery store of the future? A supermarket called “In.gredients” in Austin, Texas sells pure, local ingredients with zero-waste and zero-packaging. The microgrocer functions similarly to bulk-bins but on a larger […]

October 7, 2012 in Uncategorized by

Looking for something fun to do with your weekend?

Come check out the Saratoga Farmers’ Market Iron Chef Challenge this Saturday! Read on for the official press release. Saratoga Farmers’ Market to hold Iron Chef Challenge between Chefs Max London and John Ireland on Saturday, October 6th Vegan and meat-centered dishes, as well as optional “chef’s choice” presentation, will highlight locally-produced market ingredients in […]

October 4, 2012 in Uncategorized by

Links for your Weekend 9/28/12

Happy weekend, everyone! Here are some things that were talked about in the food world this week:   Good news: Whole Foods came out with a study illustrating that buying local is the new “it” trend, above buying organic food. This means Whole Foods and other supermarkets are taking note to meet the demand. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/26/local-produce-organic_n_1917485.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003 […]

September 29, 2012 in Uncategorized by

Links for your Weekend, 9/21

As election day approaches, hot topic food issues are being brought to people’s attention more than ever. This week, labeling seemed to be a particularly hot topic. After the results of a cancer study on Monsanto weedkiller came out this week, it got everyone talking about G.M.Os (genetically modified organisms). But labeling issues do not […]

September 22, 2012 in Uncategorized by

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