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April 10, 2009

People engage in irrational cognitive consistency—the tendency (to oversimplify a bit) to believe that good things go together, or that bad things go together, even when they don’t, necessarily—all the time. Psychological studies have found, for example, that more attr...

March 7, 2009

People often ask us what we mean by the “fair” part of “good, clean, and fair” food. We generally reply that we mean food that’s produced in a way that supports social justice, that ensures that everyone in the chain of production is treated well and fairly. But that’s...

February 27, 2009

From Columbus Alive!

Kitchen Ink: Slow & Steady

by G.A. Benton

It looks like the Slow Food movement is growing pretty fast. Witness the vigorous interest shown in the local chapter’s upcoming dinner at Rigsby’s – by the time you read this, the $65, five-course wine meal l...

September 1, 2008

Colleen will have details when she returns from Slow Food Nation in a few days, but in the interim I’ve noticed that Ohio artisans are already getting noticed by the livebloggers in San Francisco. Dawn Combs’ honey clearly impressed this visitor, among others:

In the Pa...

July 14, 2008

We were worried about the weather… but once we arrived, the threatening clouds disappeared and we ended up with a beautiful day. Dawn Combs and her husband Carson took us on a tour of Mockingbird Meadows, their honey and herb farm. Dawn has been selling her (amazing) i...

June 11, 2008

On June 5, The Refectory was good enough to host our third major dinner, an event we called “French Country Meets Ohio Countryside.” The idea was to have a traditional Refectory-style French country dinner in the open air on their patio, but using, as much as possible,...

May 9, 2008

French Country Meets Ohio Countryside
The Refectory
1092 Bethel Road, Columbus
Thursday, June 5, 6:30 p.m.
$58 members / $68 nonmembers

Did you know that the building in which The Refectory is housed was first used as a church when it was built in the mid-1800s? And tha...

February 8, 2008

Our application to Slow Food USA has received preliminary approval, which means that Slow Food Columbus actually exists! We still have to fill out the paperwork before we can actually do anything, but now we can at least plan to do things.

Congratulations to Colleen for...

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