“Terra Madre Day is an opportunity for the entire Slow Food network to celebrate local food and promote sustainable production and consumption to their communities and local decision makers. Thousands of actions in all corners of the world highlight our united vision and the diversity we are striving to maintain.”
For more information about Terra Madre Day, click here.
Click here for some of the events going on across Canada on the Slow Food International site.
Take a look at some of the events going on across the country that you can join!
Slow Food Vancouver Island
Join us for a lively Carnivore* Culinary Book Exchange & Dinner
Monday December 10th
Please bring a wrapped cherished (used) or new culinary book to exchange in holiday fashion.
The Superior is kindly hosting our event & Chef Cory Pelan will be in the kitchen celebrating our local winter bounty!
106 Superior Street in James Bay, Victoria
Artisan Charcuterie & Salumi made with local heritage meat, featuring a specially designed family style menu-celebrating the philosophy of nose to tail cooking.
6:00 pm welcome & mingling
6:30 pm dinner
7:30 pm book exchange and remarks
Celebration of Terra Madre
8:15 pm dessert
9:00 pm event concludes
RSVP by December 7th: with credit card
Email: email@example.com or call: 250.590.PORK (7675)
$40.00 for members or $45.00 for non-members, Slow Food memberships will be available at the event
Cash Bar provided by the Superior with a fabulous selection of Island & BC wine and beer
*Dietary requests will be attempted with advance notice, please note that this dinner is being designed by a charcuterie artisan chef – and may not be amenable to vegetarians, although last year we had some amazing vegetables and side dishes!
Slow Food Northumberland Shore
Terra Madre Day at Sugar Moon Farm
When: Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 5:30p.m.
Where: Sugar Moon Farm, 221 Alex MacDonald Road, Colchester County, N.S.
What: Celebrate Terra Madre Day with a community pot-luck and learn about our Slow Food delegates’ experiences/impressions from the 2012 Terra Madre Gathering this past October
Who: All Slow Food members and their friends (I’ll have SF membership forms on hand!)
Cost: Not a thing (although we’d be happy to take donations towards sponsoring another Community Garden for Africa!)
Slow Food Vancouver
Join us on Monday, December 10 for Terra Madre Day at chill winston
6pm – 10pm
chill winston – 3 Alexander St
Chef Derek Bothwell will provide teaser complimentary canapés using produce from The Earthwise Society, featuring Gelderman Pork, and breads using Cedar Isle Farm Flour will be dipped into Domenica Fiore’s Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Come meet our Terra Madre 2012 delegation, hear of their experiences and and learn more about Slow Food. Order off their seasonal menu, and taste their BC wines and beers.
Slow Food Nova Scotia
All SFNS Member and guests are invited to join former Terra Madre Delegates at this sharing event!
All Nova Scotia delegates (past and present) to any of Slow Food’s Terra Madre gatherings in Turin Italy since 2004 are invited to the new WOODEN MONKEY in Dartmouth to share their experiences with each other and SFNS members and guests who have never been. Photographs, films, stories, dialogue and laughter will be shared along with some light fare provided by The New Wooden Monkey #2 at their new waterfront location in downtown Dartmouth NS.
Sunday December 9th, 1-4 pm
The New Wooden Monkey #2 (formerly McCaskills)
88 Alderney Drive Dartmouth, NS
We will compile a slide show should you wish to forward us any photographs in advance.
PLEASE RSVP TO MICHAEL HOWELL (firstname.lastname@example.org)
ASAP by Friday December 7th
ONLY 30 SPACES AVAILABLE
Cost is $15.00 (Cash only) for members, guests $17.00 (pay at the door)
sandwiches, salads, tea and coffee will be served.
Slow Food Toronto
MADE FROM SCRATCH
This year, Slow Food Toronto is celebrating Terra Madre Day a little differently. We invite you to cook a meal MADE FROM SCRATCH together with your friends and family, at home, anytime between December 8-10th. And we’d love for you to share your stories, photos and recipes with us!
It’s easy to participate. Here’s how:
1. JOIN our event on Facebook and INVITE all your friends to join us. Or, if you aren’t on Facebook, you can join the event here.
2. Get together with your friends/family December 8-10th and COOK a meal from scratch.
3. While you’re cooking, TWEET photos and update us on your progress with hashtags: #TerraMadreDay and #MadeFromScratchTO
4. SHARE: Upload photos, stories and recipes to the Facebook event or send them to email@example.com