As I have so often said, if you think about the very best times in your life, I'll bet that most of them were spent around a table with great food in front of you and the people you love all around you. If the slow-food movement is about anything, it is about making those moments possible.
- Iowa chef Kurt Michael Friese quoted in 1/20/09 Des Moines Register

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This month is full of fall harvest dinners. The October newsletter from Slow Food... 

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A Taste of the Seasons-8th Annual Benefit Dinner & Celebration-Seven Generations Ahead A Taste of the Seasons-8th Annual Benefit Dinner & Celebration-Seven Generations Ahead

www.sevengenerationsahead.org In this benefit dinner and celebration presented by Seven Generations Ahead, guests at the Union League Club in Chicato sampled on a delicious array of local and organic artisan cheeses, humus, vegetables, fruit, wine and beer. They also mingled and bid on fabulous silent auction items. The program featured annual highlights,,... [Read more of this review]

Family Farmed.org’s Autumn Harvest Dinner Family Farmed.org’s Autumn Harvest Dinner

http://www.FamilyFarmed.org FamilyFarmed.org’s Ultimate Farm to Table Experience took place on October 24, 2010 to help raise funds for their Farm to School program. The supper featured fresh ingredients from the day’s harvest, plus food from other local ranches, farms, orchards and dairies. It was a multi-course, family-style meal prepared... [Read more of this review]

Slow Food Chicago Fall Events Slow Food Chicago Fall Events

This month is full of fall harvest dinners. The October newsletter from Slow Food Chicago offers many options around the Chicagoland area to take advantage of the great local sustainable food. Just booked my reservation for the Family Farmed harvest dinner on October 24th, and I can’t wait to savor what the chefs will be creating . To learn... [Read more of this review]

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