About Rio Vista Slow Food

What is Slow Food? Slow Food is an idea, a way of living and a way of eating. It is part of a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members in over 150 countries, which links the pleasure of food with a…

2014 Festival

Thank you everyone for your help making the Third Annual Slow Food Festival a success! The event, on June 21, featured farm fresh foods, wines, art, music and more. Proceeds benefited our local food bank and school garden projects. Enjoy…

Be a Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in Slow Food Rio Vista. Our efforts are made possible with the involvement of individuals like you. Here are some of the exciting volunteer opportunities available: Participate in event planning Assist at events (Slow Food…

Slow Food Profiles

Chefs Culinary Creations Star of Slow Food Festival

The night before the June 21st Slow Food Festival hometown Chefs Shirley Lira will be peeling 76 tomatoes and a “crate” of cucumbers while nearby her husband, Jim Lira, will be shucking 100 ears of corn and seasoning 300 lamb…

Slow Food Festival Promises Variety & Abundance

Come look, swirl, sip, and savor wine during the 3rd Annual Slow Food Festival. One of the most entertaining aspects of the Slow Food Festival is wine tasting. Each year the Slow Food Festival attempts to introduce festival goers to…

Denny James and leehowardsmusicaluniverse to Play at Slow Food Festival

It’s not only delicious food and wine that you will enjoy at the upcoming Slow Food Festival on June 21st. While you nosh and sip, you will also delight in great music by talented artists Denny James and leehowardsmusicaluniverse.

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Slow Food vs. Fast Food

Many people are still asking, “What is Slow Food?” Stated simply, “Slow Food” is the opposite of “Fast Food.” Slow Food is an alternative to the industrial system; one where all people can access and enjoy food that is good for them, good for those who cultivate or produce it, and good for the planet.

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