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

Sunday, August 22, 2010

A Honey of an Evening

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea-green boat:
They took some honey,
and plenty of money
Wrapped up in a five-pound note
(Edward Lear)

Join us for an evening of great food, company and honey. Slow Food Waitakere are holding a fundraising dinner to help send local bee keepers and honey producers Karlene and Terry Shaw-Toomey from ‘Earthbound Honey’ to Terra Madre, a conference for small scale food producers, cooks, academics and others from around the world, which takes place in Italy this October.

All are welcome!

Bookings essential

Saturday 11 September, 7pm
Opanuku Studio

Corban Estate Arts Centre 426 Great North Rd, Henderson, Waitakere City

Tickets $45pp ($20 kids) for a fabulous three course meal $40/$18pp if you pay on line before 4th Sept)

A cash bar will be available

For bookings please email: Steve Kesler,

Or for more information phone: Claire Inwood 812 8192, 021 239 2809

For more information about Terra Madre see:

Hope to see you there.


The Slow Food Waitakere Committee

1 comment:

Alessandra said...

All the best guys! I wish I was there!




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