Pictures don’t lie. Help keep them legal.

It failed in Florida and is still up for vote in Iowa and Minnesota….

Lawmakers are taking action to address the egregious conditions that exist at factory farms. But not to create laws to prevent future violations of food safety regulations, environmental quality standards, workers’ rights, and animal rights on the part of irresponsible farmers.  Instead, legislation pending in three states would make taking photos of a farm a criminal act, one of which may clear a significant hurdle as early as this week on its way to becoming a law.

Goats, pigs, cows, farm dogs ready for their close-ups : Slow Food USA.

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Intro to Backyard Viticulture and Wine Tasting: May 22nd

The 2011 Stonebridge AgriCulturalist Season presents…
An Introduction to Backyard Viticulture and Wine Tasting
for Slow Food Boulder

Slow Food Boulder invites you to join hosts John Martin and Kayann Short at Stonebridge Farm, 5169 Ute Highway, on Sunday, May 22, 3-5:30 pm, for a presentation on local wine grape growing, vineyard tour, tasting of Stonebridge wine and appetizer potluck. Cost is $25/member; $30/non-member.

The presentation will include a tour and history of the Stonebridge vineyard and discussion of cold hardy varieties grown in this region. The talk will also address the benefits of establishing a local wine growing tradition and the ways local wine can be a part of a local food movement. To inspire those who wish to grow their own table wine, the lecture will be followed by a tasting of Stonebridge wine, now in its fourth year of production, and an appetizer potluck, with a farm tour available for interested participants.

Please bring an appetizer to share, BYOB (Colorado wineries encouraged) if desired and questions about backyard viticulture. Stonebridge is a working farm so appropriate footwear (i.e., no high heels) is strongly suggested.

DIRECTIONS: Stonebridge is 9/10 of a mile east from the intersection of highways 36 and 66. Look for the big red farmhouse on your left, park in the lot off the entrance, and walk up the driveway past the barn toward the greenhouse.

RSVP (REQUIRED): Your place is confirmed upon receipt of your check made out to Slow Food Boulder and mailed to Carol Carlson, PO Box 525, Boulder, CO 80306.

For more information on Stonebridge Farm, visit, email John at or call 303-823-0975.

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Many thanks…

Betsy & Mike of Lyons Farmette
Bradford Heap of Salt Bistro and Colterra Food & Wine
Door to Door Organics
Eric Skokan of Black Cat Farm to Table Bistro
Ewell & Lauren Culbertson of Pachamama Organic Farm
Farmer John Ellis & Mark Guttridge of Ollin Farms
Lenny Martinelli of Leaf & The Boulder Teahouse
Jeni Nagle of Ela Family Farms
Oskar Blues Brewery
Our Pastures grass fed beef
Sara Stewart Martinelli of Boulder Tea Company
Savory Spice Shop
Tim Payne of Terroir Restaurant

***Click on the name in the list for more information.

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Earth Day Our Way: Recycled to Runway

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Jumpstart your Garden.

Plant Sale: Now at Growing Gardens Greenhouse

The 2011 May Plant Sales to benefit Growing Gardens


Saturday, April 9 8am-4pm
Saturday, Sunday, May 14 &15 8am-4pm
Saturday, Sunday, May 21 & 22 8am-4pm
Saturday, May 28 8am-4pm

WHERE:  1630 Hawthorn~  Map to the Greenhouse.
MORE INFO: Click here.

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Join us Sunday, April 17th!

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Welcome to Slow Food Boulder

Slow Food is an international non-profit organization that celebrates
local food traditions and supports a revival of the kitchen and table as
centers of pleasure, culture and community.

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