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On Thursday, March 20th, a small group of young foodies gathered at the Falstaff Family Centre in Stratford to talk and prepare FOOD. Liz Mountain, Slow Food Perth County’s Youth Chair, coordinated this gathering so that a core group of young, engaged individuals could talk about all the great opportunities that exist for youth to take control of their food system and affect positive change.

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We are excited to announce that we will be taking orders on Sunday, December 29th for organic Florida citrus. Delivery will be on January 12th. Please note, pre-payment is required to secure your order. No orders will be accepted by email. Please visit the Sunday Market between 10am and 2pm to place your order. We will continue to place monthly citrus orders until the end

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  Pope Francis’s message to Carlo Petrini and indeed, all Slow Food members: “Slow Food and Terra Madre’s activities, aimed at promoting methods of food production in harmony with nature, inspire feelings of sincere appreciation in my heart. I therefore encourage you to continue with this meaningful work. There is much need for people and organizations that encourage the cultivation and protection of Creation. Cultivating and protecting Creation

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We are excited to announce that we will be taking orders on Sunday, November 10th and 17th for organic Florida citrus. Delivery will be on December 8th. Please note, pre-payment is required to secure your order. No orders will be accepted by email. Please visit the Sunday Market between 10am and 2pm to place your order. We plan to place monthly citrus orders beginning now

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Come check out the indoor market at The Local Community Food Centre, 612 Erie Street, Stratford, ON.

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From summer to winter in one week flat, today’s market was a shock to the system but people still came! Hope all of our Slow Food friends had a wonderful Mother’s Day.

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Received the following from MPP Randy Pettapiece this morning: Friends, Local food is so important to our local economy. I believe we need to do more to promote local food, and I need your input. That’s why I want to invite you to a special roundtable meeting I am holding on Tuesday May 21st. The Ontario government recently introduced Bill 36, the Local Food Act. I

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Thank you to all of the vendors and visitors (what Slow Food calls “Producers” and “Co-Producers”) who participated in today’s first outdoor market in Market Square. What a beautiful day! “Sir Antony John” (aka The Manic Organic of Soiled Reputation) entertained with live music and found some new fans:   Also, check out Mike Beitz’s article in The Stratford Beacon Herald.      

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We apologize for the last-minute invitation but wanted to make you aware of the upcoming potluck dinner we’re hosting at the Local Community Food Centre (612 Erie Street, Stratford) on Thursday, December 13th at 6pm. During the potluck, Steve Stacey and Shawn Hartwell, this year’s Slow Food Perth County delegates who attended Terra Madre in Italy, will share their experiences and photos from the trip.

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