Slow Food Asheville
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%u2026.food that is good for those who eat it, for the planet, and for the people that grow it.
Here in Asheville, our local Slow Food Convivium is blessed with an abundance of tailgate markets, organic growers, food artisans, and incredible restaurants. We use tastings, field trips, and various kinds of food-centered celebrations to explore authentic flavors%u2026 and to slow down and enjoy a world of good food and good company.
Slow Food Asheville is a local chapter, or %u201Cconvivium,%u201D of the international Slow Food movement. The local groups are called %u201Cconvivia%u201D because they bring together, in a convivial and enjoyable way, people who love food and traditions. Our convivium was founded in March, 2003.