Slow Food, founded in 1986, is an international organization whose aim is to protect the pleasures of the table from the homogenization of modern fast food and life. Though a variety of initiatives it promotes gastronomic culture, develops taste education, conserves agricultural biodiversity and protects traditional foods at risk of extinction. It now boasts over 100,000 members in 153 countries.


Slow Food Auckland, formerly Slow Food Waitakere, is registered as a charitable entity. Registration Number: CC38263, please click here to read our Rules and Regulations

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Slow Food Waitakere Annual Meeting and Dinner




Saturday 15th May, 7pm


We invite Slow Food members and friends to join us for a shared meal followed by our annual meeting, and a presentation by some of our members about their experiences at Terra Madre 2008. Please RSVP - see details below.

Bring your favourite autumn dish and a copy of the recipe to share. We will collate and send out the recipes to members.


Programme for the night:

Shared Meal

Annual Meeting:

Coordinator’s report

Treasurer's report

Election of committee (main purpose of the group is to help organise the regular events)


We warmly invite any members to join the committee for relaxed meetings and guaranteed cake!

Our current committee members are: Claire Inwood [coordinator], Sue Greig [treasurer], Joan O'Brien, Sean Shadbolt, Karlene and Terry Shaw-Toomey, Tanya Wilkinson [secretary], Alessandra Zecchini and Deborah Cairns.


Please send nominations to Claire at seeq@paradise.net.nz.





Terra Madre Presentation

Aldo, Mary Ann and Claire will give an illustrated talk about their experiences as delegates at Terra Madre 2008.


Dessert

Time: Saturday 15th May, 7pm

Place: 21 Woodfern Crescent

Titirangi


Please park on the street as there is limited parking. Number 21 is up a right of way and the second to last house on the right.

Bring: food to share and recipe [please indicate on RSVP the type of dish you are bringing so we can fill any gaps in the menu] your beverage of choice. Feel free to bring a friend or anyone that you think might be interested in getting to know more about Slow Food!


Please RSVP to Claire before Wednesday 12 May on 8128 192 or seeq@paradise.net.nz

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