Archive for February, 2016

Slow Food Events Begin for Spring Semester at SRU

Slow foods poster feb2016Students are back in town, and the monthly series of campus/community Slow Food dinners has begun. Generally scheduled on the last Thursday of the month, the next event will be held this week, Thursday, February 25th, 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the SRU Ski Lodge on campus (207 Rock Pride Drive). Students and community members are welcome to attend.

Participants are asked to bring a theme-related dish to share, that represents and celebrates sustainably, locally and ethically grown, seasonal, fresh or home-prepared, rather than processed foods. The theme for this month is “Spice Up Your Winter!” with the idea of incorporating your favorite spice into your dish. Also, in order to avoid the waste of disposables and model sustainable practices, please bring your own (reusable) place setting, including plate, bowl, utensils, and cup or mug.

A presentation will be given by Ashley Beal, from the Sustainable Enterprise Accelerator’s Aquaponics Project, showing how an aquaponics vegetable growing system works, and how it will eventually benefit schools in Uganda.

Slow Food USA is part of the global Slow Food movement, that links the pleasure of sharing good food with a commitment to the community, culture, knowledge and environment that makes this pleasure possible.  Learn more at https://www.slowfoodusa.org/