Slow Food Upstate

Supporting Good, Clean and Fair Food

Slow Food USA National Leadership Conference

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Friday May 17, 2013 - Sunday May 19, 2013
739 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA  (map)

May 17 — May 19, 2013

New Orleans


Join us in the French Quarter of New Orleans for a national gathering of Slow Food chapter leaders and volunteers. Connect with fellow leaders, experience the local culture and build your skills and knowledge in workshops designed just for you. Register now!


Who: Slow Food USA Chapter Leaders and Representatives

When: Friday, May 17 at 9:00am — Sunday, May 19 at 3:00pm

Where: Astor Crowne Hotel, 739 Canal Street (at Bourbon Street)

French Quarter, New Orleans



Town Hall Q&A with new Executive Director Richard McCarthy

Skills Building & Informational Workshops

Traditional Crawfish & Shrimp Boil Dinner (with Veg options!) at The Edible Schoolyard

Louisiana’s Ark of Taste Foods and Heritage Dishes

Slow Food Tent at the Bayou Boogaloo Festival

Cultural Tours & Side Trips

Live Jazz, fresh fish and fun in the heart of the French Quarter. Need we say more? Register now!

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Membership matters! Slow Food members are the lifeblood of this organization, providing the necessary financial support to power the global movement, the devotion to living Slow and making “good, clean and fair food for all” a reality.

Join Us!

As a member, you choose your local chapter, Slow Food Upstate.

When you choose the Upstate as your local chapter, we offer such benefits as:

  • priority notification and discounts to our events
  • annual members only meeting
  • an invitation to participate in our members only cooking classes
  • 10% off books at the Earth Market Greenville
  • become part of the selection team for "Upstate Snail Blazer" Awards

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Aug 1 at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday, Aug 6 at 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, Aug 8 at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, Aug 8 at 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Slow Food Upstate Board

Janette Wesley, Chapter Leader

Linda Lee, Co-Chair

Joe Augello , Treasurer

Lil Glenn, Secretary

Mary Carney

Sarah Flick

Mary Hayes

Donna Johnston

Eve King

Dr. Beth Kunkle

Jordon Lea

Vivian Portunato

Chris Sermons

Renato Vicario

Dr. Nancy Walker

Brittney Waller

Emily Yepes


Advisory Board

Anna Kate Hipp

Jim Ritchie