Slow Food for Thought...

“Defending the earth means safeguarding biodiversity, the landscape and farming. Those who haven’t seen the importance of farming haven’t understood anything!”
Carlo Petrini, Founder of Slow Food

Thursday, September 18, 2008

A Slow Food Welcome to

Slow Food Northern Ohio is happy to announce, think FaceBook for local foodies! Congratulations to our friend Peter McDermott over at E4S on the launch! Be sure to check it out. - an online social network for everyone passionate about creating a sustainable local food economy around Cleveland, OH. Whether you're a local business owner, a local grower, or a locavore looking to buy more local food, can help you:

• Connect and learn with others in the region who are interested in local foods
• Find locally grown and prepared foods with the "Buy Local Food" guide
• Stay up to date on upcoming markets, exciting community projects, workshops and other events
• Share your knowledge, ask questions and discuss all things local food in the site forums
LocalFoodCleveland members can also share photos and videos, setup online communities and search for members who share their interests.

Joining the site is easy - just head over to and click the link in the right column to sign up!

If we're going to build a sustainable local food economy in our region we need to be connected. This website is a step towards increasing connection, learning and action amongst we who are building a local food future.

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