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Tutored Olive Oil Tasting

November 1, 2014

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Slow Food Mother City teamed up with Olive Central for our most recent event, a tutored olive oil tasting. Our last olive event was a year and a half ago when we went to visit Rio Largo olive estate to see how olives are harvested and turned into olive oil. The tutored tasting was held […]

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Craft Beer Festival

September 13, 2010

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As Slow Fooders we generally like to support the smaller producers who are more hands on and bring a little magic to their product which is often missing from the mass produced version. While these ‘artisanal’ products often end up costing more, they are definitely worth it. They usually taste better and are better for […]

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Encounters Documentary Festival

August 4, 2010

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This year is the 12th Encounters International Documentary Festival. This festival has grown every year, probably due to the fact that they always show great documentaries from South Africa, Africa and around the world. This year is no different and there are some which tie in very well with Slow Food principles. Below is a […]

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Wine Tasting and Biodiversity Walk at Backsberg Estate

March 4, 2010

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Slow Food Mother City has organised a picnic lunch at Backsberg Estate on Saturday 27 March 2010, with a presentation on their environmental initiatives and some wine tasting (of course!).

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