Slow Food Upstate

Supporting Good, Clean and Fair Food

Welcome to Slow Food Upstate


What is Slow Food?

Why the local food movement?

Slow Food is an idea, a way of living and a way of eating. It is a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment to community and the environment.

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Whatever your talents, you are welcome to be a part of your local Slow Food Chapter.

Contact the Chapter Leader to find out more 

Upcoming events

You won't want to miss...the EARTH MARKET Greenville.  Located at the Swamp Rabbit Cafe' and Grocery May 2016.                               205 Cedar Lane Rd, Greenville, SC 29611

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Members meeting: Thursday Sept. 15 at 6:15 at the Swamp Rabbit Cafe. You can join at the door.  205 Cedar Lane Rd, Greenville, SC 29611

Find your local Farmers' Markets on the edible Upcountry Guide. 

And lots more on our calendar.

The Earth Market Greenville

The Earth Market Greenville opens third Thursdays throughout the season. See our web page here for more information.

Located at Roper Mountain Science Center, corner of I-385 and Roper Mountain Rd., Greenville SC 29615 

Generous Sponsors and Partners of Slow Food Upstate 

 Special thanks is given to the Table 301 group and the euphoria event which supports the LBDG Charity, who are generous supporters of Slow Food Upstate Children's educational programs and projects.






Anson Mills

Don and Zelma Waggoner Foundation

The Daniel-Mickel Foundation

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Become a Member of Slow Food

Membership matters! Slow Food members are the lifeblood of this organization, providing the necessary financial support to power the global movement, the devotion to living Slow and making “good, clean and fair food for all” a reality.

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As a member, you choose your local chapter, Slow Food Upstate.

When you choose the Upstate as your local chapter, we offer such benefits as:

  • priority notification and discounts to our events
  • annual members only meeting
  • an invitation to participate in our members only cooking classes
  • 10% off books at the Earth Market Greenville
  • become part of the selection team for "Upstate Snail Blazer" Awards

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Jun 3 at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, Jun 10 at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, Jun 17 at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, Jun 24 at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Slow Food Upstate Board

Dr. Beth Kunkel, Chapter Leader

Janette Wesley

Linda Lee, Co-Chair

Joe Augello , Treasurer

Lil Glenn, Secretary

Mary Hayes

Donna Johnston

Eve King

Jordon Lea

Vivian Portunato

Chris Sermons

Renato Vicario

Dr. Nancy Walker

Emily Yepes

Advisory Board

Anna Kate Hipp