Past events

Andrew Pham Cooking Demonstration Class

Andrew X. Pham, author of the books Catfish and Mandala: a two-wheeled voyage through the landscape and memory of Vietnam, The Eves of Heaven: a life in three wars, and the new A Southeast Asian Love Affair: My cookbook diary of travels, flavors, and memories, visited Corvallis May 4th and 5th for events sponsored by the Friends of the…

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red and white wheat berries

Baking Demonstration with Local Wheat

On February 12, Mary Ann Jasper of Greenwillow Grains treated Slow Food members and Friends to a baking demonstration using locally grown wheat. As the enticing aromas wafted through the First Alternative Co-op kitchen, Mary Ann and her assistant Gwen walked the 11 participants through simple steps for baking with local pastry and bread flours….

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Dig-in Farmer’s Market Table (September 2010)

In September of 2010, Slow Food USA held a national “Dig-In” activity. Chapters around the country were encouraged to participate in a day of work to help strengthen our food system, and make good, clean, fair food accessible to all. On Dig-In day, Slow Food Corvallis held a table at the Corvallis Saturday Farmers’ Market,…

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Best ever chocolate torte

Dessert and wine pairing

On April 30, 2011, Twenty people gathered at The Wine Vault in Philomath Oregon to taste dessert wines paired with complimentary desserts. Our hosts were Charlie and Marcia Gilson, proprietors of The Wine Vault and owners of Pheasant Court Winery. Chef Jeff Blackman of Vancouver Washington, assisted by his wife Marguerite, prepared four delicious desserts…

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Chocolate tasting and presentation

Fairly Produced Chocolate Tasting and Presentation On October 11, 2010, Slow Food Corvallis co-sponsored a chocolate tasting and talk about sustainable farming in Ecuador with an Amazonian Kallari delegate and chocolatier at Enoteca Wine Bar. A delegate of the Kallari Cooperative (http://www.kallarichocolate.com) visited Corvallis to share with the public the realities of Amazonian farming and…

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Woman cooking for Bangladesh cooking lesson

Bangladesh Cooking Lesson

When Global Meets Local: Bangladesh (South Asian-style) Cooking Class Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 Local chef from Bangladesh Christina Reimer led participants through the Corvallis Wednesday Farmers’ Market to discuss how to use seasonal vegetables in South Asian cooking. Participants then proceeded to the First Alternative Co-op, where they met Chef Christina for a walk through…

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Terra Madre Day 2014: Our Thank Yous!

Past Event: 2014 Terra Madre Day 2014 was a great success! We sold over 100 curry dinners on Sunday (December 7), raising funds to help support our ongoing programs. A big Thank You goes out to these local producers who donated food and cooking space : Owners John Eveland and Sally Brewer of Gathering Together Farm…

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