Slow Food USA at the Pike Place Market
Join Richard McCarthy, Executive Director of Slow Food USA, at Pike Place Market to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Slow Food Movement!
On February 6, Slow Food Seattle welcomes Slow Food USA Executive Director Richard McCarthy to Seattle. Join us for a special discussion of the Slow Food Movement featuring McCarthy and Northwest food leaders including Jon Rowley, Fred Berman, and Dr. Stephen Jones.
The year 2016 marks the 30th anniversary of Slow Food after it started in Italy in 1986 with a demonstration on the intended site of a McDonald's at the Spanish Steps in Rome. Today there are more than 1500 regional chapters in over 160 countries around the world, all actively engaged in the support of local food culture.
On this anniversary, join your local Slow Food community and participate in the conversation: What is the future of the food movement --- globally and here in Seattle?
When: Saturday, February 6, 11am-1pm
Where: Pike Place Market Atrium Suite Upstairs. Directions.
- Richard McCarthy, Slow Food USA Executive Director
- Jon Rowley, seafood and shellfish expert
- Fred Berman, slow meat expert and small farm coordinator for Washington State's Dep't of Agriculture
- Dr. Stephen Jones (The Bread Lab) expert on local grains and their use in baking, brewing and distilling
Light refreshments and sample beer tasting from Pike Brewery available.
Please join us and your other Slow Food Seattle friends in this convivial kickoff to 2016 to hear the about cutting edge issues and movements.
Finding the Atrium Suite from the Public Market Center "Clock" Sign:
Enter the Market at First & Pike and follow the sidewalk straight back to Rachel the Piggybank. If you stand next to Rachel the Piggy Bank, under the Clock Sign, and face Pike Place Fish (the corner of Pike Street & Pike Place), there is an upward staircase on your left next to Sunny Honey Company. When you reach the top of the stairs, the Atrium Suite (Atrium Loft, Elliott Bay Room, Salish Room) is to the right and the Goodwin Library is to the left. The Atrium floor is visible from the mezzanine and accessible by the elevator.
Finding the Atrium Suite from First Avenue & Pike Street:
From First Avenue & Pike Street, between DeLaurenti's and the newsstand, walk inside the Arcade (Economy Market Entrance) away from 1st Ave. There is a hallway on the left just past DeLaurenti's, opposite Seattle Bagel Bakery. The Atrium floor is just through the hallway to the left. To get to the Atrium Loft, take the elevator to the 3rd Floor. When you step off the elevator, the Atrium Suite (Atrium Loft, Elliott Bay Room, Salish Room) will be on the left and the Goodwin Library to the right. *Only accessible between 8:00am and 6:00pm.
Pike Place Market Atrium Meeting Rooms (View)
98 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101