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Winter Warmers: Swiss Evening with Cheese Fondue

August 27, 2012

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Cape Town, Thursday 30 August – 6pm Escape the chilly winter, with a cheesy feast, full of true mountain-style cheer, here in the heart of Cape Town. We’ve been working with the Swiss Social Club in Sea Point to offer the full Swiss experience: a night of cheese fondue (that tantalising mix of cheese, wine, […]

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An Outing to Buffalo Ridge Farm and Dairy – 4 August 2012

July 13, 2012

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Wellington, Saturday 4 August We’re offering another chance to visit Buffalo Ridge, after we unforunately had to cancel last year. The Slow Food movement in Cape Town has had a longstanding relationship with and appreciation for Buffalo Ridge and its award-winning cheeses. They are the only producer of buffalo milk cheeses in South Africa, and their buffalo […]

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Education for Ethical Consumers – The Food Journey

June 25, 2012

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  Lecture 1: The Food Journey: what our labels tell us about our food (and what they don’t) This year, SFMC is planning a series of informative lectures aiming at empowering us all to become more ethical consumers. You can read more about the lecture series at the bottom of this post. For Lecture 1, […]

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Buzzing at Chocs and Coffee in the City

June 18, 2012

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A dozen Slow Fooders got a mid-winter caffeine rush at our cosy Chocs and Coffee in the City event on Thursday 14 June. We teamed up with Fair Trade Coffee roastery, Bean There, and artisan chocolate makers, Honest Chocolate – right next door to each other on Wale Street – for a taste of ethically […]

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Chocs and Coffee in the City – 14 June 2012

June 5, 2012

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Slow Food Mother City has joined with Fair Trade Coffee roastery, Bean There and artisan chocolate makers,Honest Chocolate, to bring our members the perfect winter’s evening event.

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A report back on fabulous fig picking at Hoogwater

February 13, 2012

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A barrel of Ladera shiraz with notes by Charles Osche

Raining? In February? We had to risk it – the fig season is over by the end of the month. So a bunch of Slow Foodies trekked out to Hoogwater farm in Wolseley. Hoogwater has an old, rather wild fig orchard, as well as peach and pomegranate orchards, a handful of cows and a donkey […]

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Hoogwater fig-picking: 11 February 2012

February 6, 2012

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Join us for a convivial lunch in the shade of the peach trees at Hoogwater Farm in Wolsely, followed by a stroll through the fig orchards where you can chose the juiciest fruit for yourself. Hoogwater farmer Charles Osche also makes wine, and will give us an introduction to them in the cellars before we […]

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