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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…

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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…

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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

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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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Sundoggie Organics to Appear at Slow Food Festival

By Susan Whitesell If you attended the Slow Food Festival last year you may have nibbled on Sundoggie Organics delicious grilled summer squash. This year’s June 21st festival may feature more of the same or other vegetables may be incorporated…

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California Endive Farms a Slow Food Festival Vendor

By Susan Whitesell The Rio Vista Slow Food Festival, coming June 21st, is a farm to table event that celebrates the rich diversity of meat, wine and produce from this area. This is the third of several articles that highlight…

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Vix Jammin’ Creations a Slow Food Vendor

By Susan Whitesell The Rio Vista Slow Food Festival, coming June 21st, is a farm-to-table event that celebrates the rich diversity of meat, wine and produce from this area. This is the first of several articles that highlight some of…

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Slow Food Festival Coming June 21, 2014

By Susan Whitesell What is Slow Food? The idea of Slow Food came about in 1986 Italy in retaliation to a McDonald’s franchise that was coming to Rome, adjacent to the Spanish Steps in Piazza di Spagna. Protestors with bowls…

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