Slow Food AGM – Thrusday 26th May – Groundbreaking year ahead

slowfood-snail-plantsIt’s time for our AGM once again and we have some big announcements and some even bigger plans ahead. So much has been achieved in the last 12 months and there is so much more to do.  South Africa is pioneering a new direction for Slow Food due to be launched at Terra Madre in Turin later this year.  We would like to share this new initiative with you and set the path for the year ahead.

Please join us for a convivial

Our special guest speaker this year is Dr Naude Malan

Dr. Malan has been with UJ for more than 15 years and is currently a Senior Lecturer. He is the convener of the Izindaba Zokudla (conversations about food) multi-stakeholder engagement project that aims to create opportunities for urban agriculture in a sustainable food system in Johannesburg.  Dr. Malan has published on agriculture, methods for agricultural development, human rights, social policy and civil society.​

Convivium Leader report – Brian Dick

Financial Report – Dennis Conway

Report back and 2016/7 objectives for:

  • Slow Meat – Caroline McCann
  • 10 000 Gardens – Geoff Green
  • Ark of Taste – Melissa de Billot
  • Sustainable and Ethical food workshop – Lorraine Jenks

Wine appreciation – Ark of Taste Pinotage – Andrew Adrian

Election of new committee

We will be spoilt with a three course dinner prepared by HTA School of Culinary Art and the costs for the evening are the same for the third year in a row!  So much for food inflation.

DETAILS OF THE EVENING

When: Thursday 26th May 2016l.

Time: 7pm sharp.

Where: HTA School of Culinary Art:

128 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg ( a block away from Mnet/Multichoice) Secure off-street parking.

Cost: MEMBERS R220 pp / NON-MEMBERS R265 pp.

Drinks: This will be for your own account along with any cocktails, digestifs and hot drinks.

Bookings: Brian on sacheese@gmail.com.

Payments: Please wait for your booking confirmation and reference number and then send me proof of payment.

Deposits after confirmation to Slow Food Johannesburg, A/C# 224199358, Standard Bank, Sandton Branch, 00019205.

Membership: You can join or renew at the same time for the price of R157 per person per annum.

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