Find current and future Slow Food events below and an archive of past events here.  Non Slow Food events and announcements are on the Announcements page, and reference information can be found on the Links page.  

Event fees cover the cost of the event and provide support for our programs, such as Farmers Market cooking demonstrations. In 2010, we sponsored delegates to the international Slow Food event, Terra Madre in Torino, Italy.

March 19; April 2, 16, 30, 2015: Gardening in the Ark of Taste Garden

What:  Start of the garden season at Fertile Ground Ark of Taste Garden.  Help plant a spring ground cover and Ozette Potatoes.

When: March 19 at 10:30 to noon.

Where: the Commons at Fertile Ground, corner of 9th and Adams, downtown Olympia.

Bring: garden hoe and gloves.

No charge.  Just come and have fun helping in the garden.

Also come help in the garden on April 2, 16, and 30 and the same time.

May 19, 2015: Make a Donation and Save the Date for Day of the Bed

When: May 9, 2015

What: Day of the Bed.  Garden Raised Urban Bounty (GRuB) has asked Slow Food Greater Olympia to do two garden builds this year.  We need more volunteers to spend a couple hours with the families receiving the gardens. Let Lorrain Cornell know if you can help that day. Look for the upcoming announcements about making personal contributions to fund the gardens.  Lorraine can be reached at

To make a personal contribution:  Send your check, made out to GRuB, to Lorrain Cornell at 4808 Sunrise Beach Rd. NW, Olympia, WA 98502.