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A Taste of Italy
Please join Dawn Bause at Trevarrow, Thursday, Feb. 4th as she presents Alvise Ballarin for an authentic Italian cooking class. A portion of the proceeds will go to Maple Creek Farms in Yale, Michigan.
To purchase tickets call Dawn at 248-363-8080 or email her at:
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Capuchin Soup Kitchen Harvest Dinner
Please join us Sunday, November 8, 2PM at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen located at 1264 Meldrum, Detroit for a wonderful harvest meal to celebrate Michigan's bounty. We will hear from a turkey farmer about their farming methods and the importance of supporting our local farmers. This is a family event so please bring your children. We will have a lot of fun things for the kids. The price is $35.00 per family or $18.00 per person. Please pay when you arrive with check or cash. Please RSVP to no later than November 5 with the number of adults and children that will attend.

Clarkston Farmers Market
Please visit the Clarkston Farmers Market June 20-October 10, Saturdays 8:00 am - 12:00 noon. They have partnered with Bicycles for Humanity and would like the community to come down to the market with donated bikes. For location and more details please visit them at

Celebrating Slow Food
Come join Slow Food Detroit and Chef Frank Turner at the demonstration of Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital on December 3, from 6:30-8:30 PM where Chef Frank will take us on a Slow Food journey and teach us about The Slow Food Movement. Learn how shopping and eating within our local food shed can strengthen our local economy.Meet local ranchers and farmers who will explain to us what it takes for them to supply us with nutritional food for our families.Come and explore their product by tasting the generous sampling of the recipes created by Chef Frank. Come hungry as these samples are very generous.

They are located at 6777 W. Maple Rd, W. Bloomfield, MI. The cost for this event is $49.00 and a portion of the proceeds will be generously donated back to Slow Food Detroit.. Please call 248-325-3890 to make your reservation. Reservations close on November 29th.

Sherwood Brewing
We had another sold out event at Sherwood Brewing in Shelby Township on October 20. Ray and Lisa Sherwood and their staff cooked up a great meal of locally produced food and wonderfully brewed beer. They gave us great info on all the producers they used. Ray paired this wonderful five course meal with some of the best brews around that he created. He educated us about these great brews. Thanks Sherwood.

Potluck Dinner @ Capuchin Soup Kitchen
Please join us on Wednesday,September 9, 2009 at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1264 Meldrum, Detroit from 6-8pm for a potluck dinner to help us send a message to Congress that real food for school lunches is a necessity to make our children healthy. We will have a petition that attendees may sign and we will send it to Congress. The Child Nutrition Act is coming up for re-authorization. This eat-in is simply a way to get together to discuss the issues as well as eat real food. It is a pot-luck so we encourage anyone who will be attending to bring a dish to pass. For more information please email or 313-579-2100 x 204.We hope to see you there.

Food Matters
Please join us on August 27th at 7:30 p.m. at the Royal Oak Main Art Theater to veiw Food Matters as provided by our hosts Regeneration Raw. All proceeds go to David Wolfe's Fruit Tree Planting Foundation.Please check out their website:

Westwind Milling Dinner and Tour
Please join Slow Food Detroit on Sunday, August 23 at the historic Westwind Milling located 8572 Silver Lake Road, Linden, MI 48451 for a meal prepared with locally produced food and a tour of the mill and beautiful farm. The cost is $25.00 per ticket. Please RSVP by August 16, 2009 to The money will be collected at the event.

Eastern Market Cooking Event
Please join us and Select Michigan at Eastern Market, located on Russell Street in Detroit on Thursday, August 20 from 10 AM-3 PM. Chef Paul Penny and others will be giving cooking demonstrations and will have some recipes available for you. You can shop for some wonderful locally grown and produced products. Please visit their website at
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Please join Slow Food Detroit on Tuesday, August 11, 7pm at Sherwood Brewing Company located at 45689 Hayes Road, Shelby Township, MI 48315 (North of M-59 on Hayes in Center Shoppes Plaza) for a five course meal prepared with local food and five samples of their wonderful local brew. The cost is $19.00 per person. Please RSVP by August 4 to The money will be collected at the event.
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Please join us Tuesday, July 21 at 6:30 PM at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen 1264 Meldrum location for a dinner prepared by Executive Chef Alison Costello. Following the meal, Patrick Crouch will be giving us a tour of the Earth Works Urban Gardens. The cost is $15.00 per person. and proceeds will benefit the Capuchin Soup Kitchen and Slow Food Detroit. Please RSVP via email to by Friday, July 11. We will be collecting the funds at the event. Please visit their website at
July 14, 2009 @ the Birmingham Community Center

Please sign up for and bring your friends to the Birmingham Community Center for Summertime and Slow Food, taught by Dawn Bause. It is an introduction to the Slow Food Movement on July 14 from 7:00-9:00 PM. The cost is $29.00. You can sign up online at or call them at (248) 644-5832. A second class will be added if this one fills up. Registration begins May 1st. The menu for this class will incorporate local fresh ingredients from producers here in Michigan: Fresh Strawberry Gazpacho, Chicken Florentine, Warm Veggie Salad with Michigan Potatoes, Green Beans and Red Peppers, Fresh Rhubarb Cake.
July 14, 2009 @ the Birmingham Community Center

Join us at upstairs at Mind Body & Spirits in the Higher Spirits Lounge to sample our great organic beers and a few select brews chosen by Eric Briggeman, our Head Brewer, who will be onsite to discuss his thoughts on brewing organic.
July 12, 2009 @ Mind Body & Spirits

Please join Dawn Bause,Chef, cooking instructor, author and Slow Food Detroit Member at the Michigan International Women's Show cooking stage. Chef Dawn will prepare delicious food from local food, for you to sample. The show runs April 30-May 3 at the Novi Expo Center. Please click here for more information.
April 30-May 3, 2009 @ the Novi Expo Center

We're very excited to invite you to our evening of local foods at the Mill. Leading the discussion will be Robb and Kate Harper, publishers of the beautiful Edible WOW magazine. We will be serving a warm and nutritious soup and bread dinner with dessert, so be ready to get lots of resources and find out what you can do to promote local, healthy food in Michigan. Space is limited, so if you can make it, call us to reserve your spot soon!
February 21, 2009 @ the Mill

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