Lentamente Due: The Art of Slow Food

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For the second time, the 1078 Art Gallery in Chico celebrates local food and art with Slow Food Shasta Cascade.

On exhibit will be local artists’ interpretations of the North State’s seasonal bounty.

Reception: Friday, March 2, 7–10pm.
Tastings by local chefs. No host bar with local wine and beer makers.

From 7 until 8pm, Laura Stec, co-author of Cool Cuisine: Taking the Bite out of Global Warming and a keynote speaker for the This Way to Sustainability Conference VII at CSU Chico, will sign copies of her book. All proceeds from sales go to the 1078 Gallery and Slow Food Shasta Cascade. Stec is Corporate Chef for Pescadero Foods, Inc. and their local-food brands Wattle & Comb® and Zoupka®, She is also Culinary Health Educator for Kaiser Permanente, former chef for LifeLong, Inc., and Kaiser farmer’s markets, and former consulting chef at The International Culinary School (Art Institute of California). In 1988, she founded EcoEaters, one of the first food and environment programs in the U.S., and has been connecting healthy people to a healthy planet for over 20 years. As a green-cuisine consultant, she lectures nationally and internationally.

Children’s Art Workshop making images of seasonal foods, conducted by Amber Palmer: Saturday, March 3, 11am–1pm. Limited space; advance registration required. Ages 6–12. $5 materials fee. To register, email Lori Weber at Lweber@csuchico.edu.

For more information go to: http://www.1078gallery.org/events.html

When: Mar 1 – 10. Reception Mar 2, 7 – 10 p.m.

Tickets for reception are $25 and can be purchased here.

Where: 1078 Art Gallery, 820 Broadway, Chico

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