This just in from fellow blogger Vanessa DellaPasqua: This Labor Day weekend — August 29 to September 1 — Slow Food Nation will transform San Francisco’s Civic Center and Fort Mason.
Join them as tens of thousands of local citizens and visitors, farmers and food artisans, political leaders, environmental advocates and health-care experts, educators and artists, even parents and children gather to experience the largest celebration of food San Francisco has ever witnessed.
The first-ever event of its kind in America, Slow Food Nation will present:
• An extraordinary range of activities for all ages,
• A farmers market showcasing hundreds of California growers and artisan producers
• Tastings and feasts
• Chef’s demonstrations
• An urban farm
• A music festival
• A major conference on food values, social justice and the environment
• Workshops, forums, films and interactive exhibits, all highlighting food that supports an agricultural system that is good, clean and fair.
Dates: Friday, August 29, 2008 at 3:00pm – Monday, September 1, 2008 at 10:00pm
Location: Fort Mason and Civic Center, San Francisco, CA
Contact Email: [email protected]