Sunday, July 10, 2005

Grow, Cook, Taste, and Live!: A Celebration of Local Food

Grow, Cook, Taste, and Live!: A Celebration of Local Food

The Slow Food Symposium is scheduled for Saturday, October 1,
2005 at the beautiful O. Henry Hotel and Green Valley Grill, located at
624 Green Valley Road in Greensboro, North Carolina.

This festival will feature workshops for all people who love food,
thought-provoking speakers, and discussion with friends of Slow Food.
Whether you love to garden, cook, or simply enjoy great-tasting food
and wine, there are workshops at the Symposium for your particular
interests. Included is a delectable three-course "Slow" lunch
featuring local foods and wines, where you'll meet and mingle with
regional growers, food artisans, and other folks who share your passion
for food produced deliciously, locally, and sustainably.

Slow Food USA members receive a discount for the day-long event, which
lasts from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. If you register for the symposium
before July 31, you'll receive an additional discount of $5.00 off your
registration fee. The O. Henry Hotel is offering a special reduced rate
for Symposium registrants who wish to stay overnight in this lovely

Slow Food USA members: $85
Non-Members: $110
To join Slow Food USA, go to

Please take a look at the schedule at
. Then register by emailing or call 336-370-0966 x350. Don't forget to register
by July 31 to receive your early-bird discount!

"The journey from a disposable society to a sustainable one begins with
the first bite."

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