Membership Drive!

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Every September we work to get our current members to renew and attract new members to the cause of Slow Food: good, clean and fair food for all. As you may have heard, our chapter, Slow Food East End, is one of the largest in the country.
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This Is Slow Food
We have a very active and committed membership and through them we are proud of the ways we have been able to help our local communities during the pandemic. Here’s how we’ve been helping:
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•$15,000 donated to food banks on the East End
•$9,000 in Resilience Grants to oyster farmers, winemakers, farmers and producers
•$5000 grants to our Snail of Approval Restaurants and Farm Stands to help pay restaurant staff or just keep going
•400 fresh chickens provided to CAST (Community Action Southold Town) and Holy Trinity Church in Greenport – helping families in need AND local producers
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Won’t you join us as we do bigger and better things in the next year?
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Everyone who joins or renews will be put in a drawing to win one of 11 $150 gift certificates to one of our Snail of Approval restaurants or farm stands. They’re good ones! Almond, Art of Eating Catering, The Bell & Anchor, 18 Bay, Deep Roots Farm, Estia’s Little Kitchen, Green Thumb Farm Stand, Love Lane Kitchen, Nick & Toni’s, noah’s, and Sang Lee Farm Stand.
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Sign up for an individual membership and receive one chance to win: sign up for a family membership and receive 4 chances to win!! Donations less than $60 do not qualify for the raffle. The winning members will be announced at our virtual annual meeting on October 7th. (More to come on that),
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Important
Once you join, please forward the thank you email from Slow Food USA to slowfoodeastend@gmail.com, and your name will be entered. No need to be present to win.
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Slow Food Live!
We are bringing Slow Food into the comfort of your own home during this pandemic with Slow Food Live, a series of virtual offerings. This is our way of continuing to keep in touch and add value to our members when we are all staying close to home. Join us for our next in the series:
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September 16th (6-7pm)
Snails: The Real Slow Food with Snail Wrangler Taylor Knapp of Peconic Escargot.
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Snails are truly a Slow Food. Snail Wrangler, Taylor Knapp believes that snails are the future of food! Join us to hear about his journey that started in 2013 as a chef on the North Fork with a quest to find that perfect escargot that led to his becoming a snail farmer. We will also learn how to cook-up something snailicious!
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Reserve Your Place
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Thank you!!!!
Pennie Schwartz, Chair Slow Food East End

 

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Slow Food | PO Box 283, East Hampton, NY 11937

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