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June 2018

Kicking Bull Farms & Paine Farm Tour

June 10, 2018 @ 10:30 am
Kicking Bull Farms, 24500 Ramal Road
Sonoma, CA United States

          We have a wonderful opportunity to tour two farms in the Carneros region of Sonoma/Marin. This event is less than two weeks away and space is limited, so sign up now!! We will meet at Kicking Bull Farms at 10:20 am for the 10:30 am tour. Parking will be by the large barn. After we've seen Kicking Bull, we will drive 1/2 mile to Paine Farm to continue our tour, followed by a picnic lunch.…

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July 2018

Slow Food Summer Picnic at Gradek Family Farm

July 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Gradek Family Farm, 2323 West Dry Creek Road
Healdsburg, CA United States
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It's Time Again for the Annual Slow Food Summer Picnic at Gradek Family Farm!   Please join us for an old-fashioned summer picnic at Gradek Family Farm's lake in Healdsburg's Dry Creek Valley.   We provide the meal and you bring either an appetizer or cookies from your favorite recipe! MENU Grilled organic chicken Roasted corn on the cob Bodega Red potato salad Green salad with Ark of Taste beans Costeaux bread Please bring: An appetizer or cookies from your favorite recipe, A beverage,…

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August 2018

Around the Slow Table: Cookbook Version

August 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Ruth Reichl, "My Kitchen Year" Do you like to try new recipes and share the results with a small group of friends? Do you enjoy discussing a dish’s ingredients and process of creating it? If your answer is YES, then join us for dinner based on recipes each guest prepares from My Kitchen Year, by Ruth Reichl. Please RSVP by August 9. The location is Shelley and Sam Witten's home in Cloverdale; their address will be sent upon registration. For this…

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September 2018

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto

September 20, 2018 - September 24, 2018
Torino, Italy

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is the biggest international event dedicated to food. The 12th edition, organized in collaboration with the Region of Piedmont and City of Turin, will be held from September 20 to 24, 2018, in Turin, Italy. #foodforchange

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Scampagnata: A Picnic in the Countryside

September 23, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Lake Sonoma Warm Springs Recreation Area, Poker Flat #2 Picnic Site

Scampagnata --a picnic or outing in the countryside--is a summer tradition in Italy. Please join us for the Sonoma County version of Scampagnata. Pack your picnic basket with your place setting (plate, flatware, glass, napkin) and beverage, but leave the food at home! Together, the North Bay Italian Cultural Foundation (NBICF) and Slow Food Sonoma County North are providing a delicious country picnic. MENU     Crostini Appetizers     Grilled Rosemary Chicken     Green Salad      Pasta Salad with Roasted Vegetables   …

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December 2018

Slow Dinner on Terra Madre Day, 2018

December 10, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Red Barn behind, 195 Westside Road
Healdsburg, CA United States

Please join us on Terra Madre Day for a cozy dinner to celebrate our Slow community and shared vision for the future! We will gather in our candle-lit barn to celebrate good food, being together, and working toward common goals. Our meal will be prepared by our Leadership team and feature appetizers, a pork ragu on baked polenta, salad, and dessert. Wine will accompany the dinner. Come see old friends and meet new ones, get to know your Board members,…

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February 2019

2nd Annual Snail of Approval Awards Ceremony

February 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Sebastopol Grange, 6000 Sebastopol Ave
Sebastopol, CA 95472 United States
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Join Slow Food Russian River and Slow Food Sonoma County North as we honor our 2018 Snail of Approval restaurant awardees: Patisserie Angelica - Sebastopol; Red Horse Pizza - Santa Rosa; Lowell’s - Sebastopol; Handline - Sebastopol; Trading Post - Cloverdale; SingleThread - Healdsburg; Mateo’s Cocina Latina - Healdsburg We are excited to announce that we are also launching our Farm/Ranch Snail of Approval program and awarding our first Snails to: Tierra Vegetables - Santa Rosa; Lantern Farm - Cloverdale…

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April 2019

Tastes & Tales of Terra Madre Dinner

April 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shone Farm, 7450 Steve Olson Lane
Forestville, 95436
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It's time for our bi-annual Tastes & Tales of Terra Madre dinner to celebrate Slow Food and our chapter's delegates to Italy's Terra Madre! Three delegates represented Sonoma County North: Kathy Matonak (chapter leader), Kelly Osman (Oz Family Farms), and Ellen Shick (food writer). Come join us as we hear Tales of their adventures and have Tastes that are inspired by this international food event. Dinner will be prepared by Slow Food Snail of Approval chef/owners of Zazu restaurant+farm and…

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August 2019

Slow Tapas In The Vineyard

August 24 @ 6:00 pm
Diaz Ranch/Colibri Vineyard, 26607 River Rd
Cloverdale, CA 95425 United States
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Come spend the evening under the redwoods and savor Sonoma County tapas, inspired by our local bounty. Enjoy the vineyard view, music, local wines, and perhaps a friendly game of bocce. This is a party you don't want to miss! Tickets are $60 per person. Please RSVP at and send a check to hold your place. Your check should be written to Slow Food SCN and mailed to M. Crapeau, Treasurer, 985 Lupine Court, Healdsburg 95448. Confirmation and directions to the event…

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September 2019

National Heirloom Expo-Slow Food California Booth

September 10 @ 9:00 am - September 12 @ 9:00 pm
Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, 95404 United States
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Visit us at the Slow Food California Booth Show Info  Tickets are available at the gate on September 10, 11 & 12, 2019. Gates are open 9 AM to 9 PM. One Day Ticket $15 or Three Day Pass $30 (Purchased at the gate) and Children are Free! Download a copy of our brochure here

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