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Ongoing Projects

We have a handful of ongoing projects. These are events that typically happen once a month, and offer lots of ways to jump in, engage with your food shed, meet some other passionate eaters, and even volunteer.

Madison Sweet Potato Project

Slow Food Madison is one of the primary sponsors and members of this community effort to help community members grow sweet potatoes in their backyards, community lots, and fields for donating sweet potatoes to local food pantries. more…

Urban Market Forage

“UMF” tours allow us to shop locally and eat globally by introducing us to local ethnic grocers and other specialty food/kitchen stores. Foster a sense of community with local shop owners, learn about their history, their culture, food traditions, and how we can use the items found in their stores in our own kitchens. more

Partnership with the Fritz Food Pantry

Each week Slow Food Madison volunteers team up with volunteers from the Madison Caribbean Association to cook a healthy, delicious meal for the customers of the Fritz Food Pantry at the Goodman Community Center. In the future, we plan to get involved in more aspects of the pantry. more

Farm Field Trips

Monthly, Slow Food Madison and friends carpool and caravan to one of the Madison food-shed’s farmers, growers, or artisan producers for a tour and possibly other activities. more

Networking Happy Hour

Slow Food Madison organizes a monthly happy hour to help connect Madisonians who are passionate about food and pursuing Good, Clean, and Fair food systems. more

Madison Food Camp

Slow Food Madison is an original sponsor and actively involved with holding this event.  Madison Food Camp is an “un conference” where the attendees are the presenters.  Hands on workshops include subjects such as vegetable fermentation, gardening, raising chickens, bees, canning, and more.  more info…