Slow Food East End is Pleased to Announce
a Virtual Party with Slow Food USA
WE’RE HAVING A (VIRTUAL) PARTY!
From coast to coast, food chains have been turned upside down this year. But we are blown away with the creative and resilient response of individuals and communities in response to this pandemic.
Join us on December 6 to meet the final selected
raise a cocktail in their honor, and turn the COVID pivot into a dance.
All proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards Slow Food USA’s work for good, clean and fair food in 2021.
Dominican singer-songwriter and healer Irka Mate will open our Awards with the Ceremony of the Seven Directions, an ancestral ritual honoring the four cardinals points, the sky, the earth and our hearts. This ceremony is performed in indigenous communities for the opening of important or sacred events. The ceremony will include Indigenous Taino songs played on the mayowakan, the traditional Taino drum. We will be singing Atabeira, a song to our universal mother, Yucahu, a song to our universal father and Maboba a song that celebrates the resilience of the indigenous people.
We’ll present Snailblazer awards to one winner in each of eight categories: Cooking & Community, Food Justice, Biodiversity, Family Farming, Children & Education, Fishing & Waterways, Food & Ag Advocacy and Emerging Young Leader.
You’ll have the opportunity to watch and join conversations between Snailblazers and some of your favorite podcast hosts from the
We’ll make sure you’re inspired when it comes to what you’re sipping on during this event. We may have a surprise up our sleeve on that count.
We know there’s been a lot of zooming happening since the Spring, but we promise this will be a Zoom experience unlike all the rest! Join us for a fun hour of celebration and support another transformative year of Slow Food in the USA
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