Thursday, June 6, 2019

Tapas Tasting @ Garden State Kitchen-June 20, 2019

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Garden State Kitchen

June 20, 2019
7 - 9 p.m.

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Tickets must be purchased in advance:
Slow Food Members $50
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Slow Food Northern NJ is proud to partner with Garden State Kitchen for an evening of tastes prepared by Chef Rolf Baumann.

Ingredients will be locally sourced from NJ farms, the Foraged Feast, Coeur et Sol Urban Farm and other nearby purveyors. You are welcome to bring your own wine or beer. Wine pairing recommendations have been graciously provided by Kimberly Severson of Spoon & Cork Ironbound Hard Cider will be on hand to talk about their NJ-made drink.

Garden State Kitchen is a new "kitchen incubator" and event space in the Valley Arts District of Orange, NJ. Housed in a former iron works, it's an open and airy locale -- perfect for watching all the action in the kitchen and dining under the skylight.
Menu and wine pairing details are here:

Proceeds Benefit SFNNJ's
school and community garden fund.
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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Foraging Hike-June 15, 2019

This event is sold out.
Save the date for our next hike on Sept. 28, 2019.

Foraging Hike, Sat. June 15, 2019
3:00-5:00 p.m.

with Dan Lipow of The Foraged Feast

to Benefit

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DATE: Sat. June 15

(Rain date Sun. June 16)
The event will not be called off in the case of light rain or drizzle

LOCATION: Locust Grove Parking Area in Millburn in the South Mountain Reservation, Essex County, NJ.


Directions: From the North, go south on Brookside Drive to Glen Ave. (traffic light). Turn left on Glen Ave. and drive 0.3 miles to Locust Grove parking lot on left, opposite NJ Transit train station and Millburn First Aid Squad.

TIME: 3:00-5:00 p.m.

COST: $20 per person.

Join local wild food enthusiast and forager, Dan Lipow, for a moderately paced hike to search for seasonally available wild food. Dan will share his knowledge of edible plants and fungi as frequent stops are made to learn about and collect nature’s bounty. Mushrooms, roots and greens will hopefully fill the bags and containers you bring with you.

Note: Bring bags or baskets, as well as water, insect repellant, etc.

Proceeds from the hike will benefit SFNNJ’s school and urban garden fund.

Limited to the first 25 people who register.

Tickets must be bought in advance at Brown Paper Tickets, Tickets sell out quickly, so don’t wait! Deadline for ticket purchase is midnight June 14.


For more information, email:

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Free Community Seed Swap, Pot Luck & Film Screening

Community Seed Swap,
Pot Luck and Film Screening
  Saturday, March 16  
  5-8 p.m.  

Colleoni Apartments Lobby
39-41 Lincoln Park
Newark, NJ 07102

Host: Joni Wellness, 201-207-4448
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From Slow Food Northern NJ's greater community,

You are warmly invited to a free community seed sharing and pot luck.  Bring seeds and something to consume if you can, but come anyway, even if you can't! 

Hosted by Community Gardners Joni Wellness - initiator of Newark city-wide Growers List, member, Lincoln Park Community Garden, Amarylis Olivo - founder, Garden of Worker Bees, Food Literacy Educator, and Barbara Weiland - founder, Kinney Community Garden, KIDS IN BUSINESS ®️ .

4:30-5  Set up (You are welcome to arrive early to help)
5 - 5:20  Welcome, layout and label seeds
5:25-6  Documentary about Newark urban growers and community gardens by Venus (filmmaker present!)
6:15-6:45  Seed Education by Amarylis  Indoor Seed Starting pdf doc
7-8  Pot Luck & Screening of Deeply Rooted, 52 min. A profile of John Coykendall, a renowned heirloom seed saver and classically trained artist who uses those skills to journal his horticultural histories.
8-8:30  Break down and clean up (you are invited to stay and help!)

Please contact Joni 201-207-4448 or with what you're bringing. 

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

Indoor Farmers' Market - Feb. 3, 2019

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$3 donation

Proceeds fund school and
community gardens

Meet local farmers
and food artisans

Stock up for your Super Bowl party

Pick up treats for
the Lunar New Year
or Valentine's Day

Support our school and community gardens

Hope to see you there!
Indoor Farmers’ Market
    Sunday, February 3, 2019
    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    @ The Woodland
    60 Woodland Road, Maplewood, NJ

Read about our last market @ Jersey Bites: An Afternoon of Slow Food: 10 Things to Know and Love


For more info. or to get involved with this local Slow Food Chapter, email us at

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Terra Madre Day Market - Dec. 9, 2018


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invites you to a special Terra Madre Day

Indoor Farmers’ Market

    Sunday, December 9, 2018
    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    @ The Woodland
    60 Woodland Road, Maplewood, NJ

Suggested $3 donation
Proceeds fund school and community gardens

• Meet local farmers and food artisans
• Stock up for the holidays
• Support school and community gardens


Terra Madre Day (officially Dec. 10) is Slow Food’s annual day to promote the diversity of food traditions and production, and show how our network is using its creativity and knowledge to express our love for the planet and defend the future for the next generations.

For more info:

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Join Us For Give What You Can Day

Come to the Table

It's give what you can day!

We have a special offer today: Join Slow Food for any dollar amount. Can you give $5? Or $100? It's up to you. We want to be sure that Slow Food membership is accessible to all. Join at any level here.

Your donation is tax deductible and will directly support Slow Food USA initiatives and communities. Why do people support Slow Food? Hear it directly from our members below.

We hope you'll join us at the table and join Slow Food!

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Tune in LIVE to Slow Food Nations!

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A festival of flavor, culture and exploration!

From the Taste Marketplace and Eat Street, to workshops and family fun, we’re taking over Larimer Square in downtown Denver. Kick it off with an opening party featuring the best of Colorado, and connect with farmers and artisans, chefs and food lovers over the weekend.

BUT, if you can’t be here in person, please tune into our live video stream of the summit panels! This is the first time we're livestreaming the festival, and we hope you take some time this weekend to Slow Down with us.

The Slow Food Team


Slow Food Nations LIVE Schedule

The Future of the Food Movement
Friday, July 13, 12:30pm – 2:00pm

Farming for the Future
Saturday, July 14, 11:45am – 1:30pm

When Disaster Strikes
Saturday, July 14, 3:30pm – 5:00pm

The Buzz About Biodiversity
Sunday, July 15, 11:45am – 1:30pm

Waste Not, Want Not
Sunday, July 15, 3:30pm – 5:00pm

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