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Monday, November 30, 2009

S.F. Library Hosts Slow Food Discussion, Followed by Slow Party at 18 Reasons

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Slow Food San Francisco's Labor Day Eat-In at Civic Center. - SLOWFOOD SF/FLICKR
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  • Slow Food San Francisco's Labor Day Eat-In at Civic Center.
Personalities on what organizers are calling both sides of Slow Food will participate in a panel tomorrow night at the S.F. Public Library's Koret Auditorium (100 Larkin at Grove). We can't guarantee sparks, but the debate does sound intriguing. The event kicks off at 6:45 p.m., and includes author/documentarian Douglas Gayeton, who recently launched the book Slow: Life in a Tuscan Town (Welcome Books, $50), moderator Sarah Rich, farmer/producer Casey Havre, chef Michelle Fuerst, Bi-Rite's Sam Mogannam, and Slow Food S.F. leader Dava Guthmiller. Panelists will likely mull over issues like Slow Food's relevance for families, NGO's, and farmers; local and sustainable agriculture; and what Slow Food should do to support the food community. A Slow book signing will follow, and then you can head over to 18 Reasons (593 Guerrero at 18th St.) in the Mission for a reception and exhibition of Gayeton's prints, 8-10 p.m.

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