April 2, 2014

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Botanicals & Cocktails at Jorgensen’s Distillery

Join us on Saturday 12 April 2014 for an informative and fun morning with “The Still Man” Roger Jorgensen. We will spend the morning looking at the interaction of alcohol and plants, smelling and tasting the local and exotic botanicals Roger grows on his farm and how plants are used to formulate recipes for gin, absinthe and […]

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March 7, 2014

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Grootbos Tour, Lunch & Milkwood Forest Walk – 29 March 2014

Dear Slow Food members and enthusiasts, Join us on Saturday 29 March 2014 for a guided tour of two of the Grootbos Foundation’s (part of the beautiful Grootbos Private Nature Reserve) projects, namely “Growing the Future” and “Green Futures”. A two hour drive from Cape Town, 13 km past Stanford, nestled between mountain and sea, the Grootbos Private […]

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September 9, 2013

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“Answering some questions about genetically modified foods.” A talk by Glenn Ashton (25 September 2013)

Our sister convivium, Slow Food Cape Town, has organised a talk by Glenn Ashton on the impact of GM foods.  Please see the details below… If you are interested and would like to book, please do so DIRECTLY with Slow Food Cape Town using the details provided below. Wednesday, 25th September Silwood School of Cookery, […]

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August 5, 2013

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Grootbos Social Responsibility Tour & Lunch – 17 August 2013

Join us for a guided Social Responsibility Tour of the Grootbos Foundation which forms part of the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve on Saturday 17 August 2013. A two hour drive from Cape Town, 13 km past Stanford, nestled between mountain and sea, the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is a five-star eco-paradise showcasing the incredible Flora […]

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June 2, 2013

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Awesome Olives – A trip to Rio Largo estate

On a perfect autumn day, 40 Slow Foodies descended on the quiet Scherpenheuwel valley on the southern banks of the Breede River, to learn about all things olive. After the early departure from Cape Town, the sight of coffee and biscuits on arrival was a propitious start to a wonderful day… Brenda and Nick Wilkinson […]

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May 13, 2013

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Eggmobiles, grass-fed beef and organic veggies: an autumnal visit to Spier Biodynamic Farm

30 or so Slow Fooders visited Spier Biodynamic farm on a beautiful autumn morning. We were greeted by Farmer Angus who gave us some background to the farm as well as the principles of sustainability on which it is run. Our first stop was the Free Range Hens. And these hens are real free range […]

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May 6, 2013

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Be Inspired… to forage in your city

We Slow Food enthusiasts are big on foraging, and if you’d like to find out more about urban foraging in Cape Town, you might be interested in an upcoming talk organised by Green Renaissance.   RSVP Entry is free, but space is limited. To book your spot, send an RSVP email to beinspired@greenrenaissance.co.za.Feel free to […]

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