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Slow Foods Week Starts Saturday: Event Schedule

The Slow Food movement has been gathering steam for quite some time now. With 80,000 members divided into 140 local chapters in 50 countries, it's kind of a big deal.

Starting Saturday, Slow Foods Glades to Coast is sponsoring a week of events for Eat Slow - Eat Local. Check out the schedule after the jump.

See also:
- Scott Lewis of Slow Foods Glades to Coast on the Benefits of Cooking From Scratch
- Slow Foods and Whole Foods Take Back Our Plates

Saturday, March 30

Delray Beach Green Market, 150 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach.
Starting at 11 a.m., the organization is holding its event launch for Eat Slow-Eat Local week. Chef Damon Adams will begin with a cooking demonstration, including samples. At 11:30 a.m., Rick Raid of Seed to Bloom, a local company specializing in organic cut flowers, will host a presentation on the challenges of growing in South Florida.

Sunday, April 1

Rare Fruit and Vegetable Council of Broward County, 3425 College Ave., Davie.
Noel Ramos of the, is going to explore the fruit and culture of Puerto Rico. Starting at 7:30 p.m., Ramos will be presenting a powerpoint entitled, "Puerto Rico Safari #2 Summer 2012," which highlights his discoveries while visiting the island last summer. Expect to try samples of rare fruit.

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Sara Ventiera

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