Slow Food in Canada 2018 Summit

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April 19, 2018 - April 22, 2018
Location: Various - see event website
City: Saskatoon, SK
Time: See event website

Welcome to hub of Canada's breadbasket-and so much more!

Saskatoon has been a gathering place for Indigenous peoples of the Northern Plains for 6,000 years. It is Treaty Six Territory, and the Homeland of the Métis. It is also home to diverse peoples around the globe. We are surrounded by farmland that produces the most grain and oilseed in Canada.

In the past decade, Saskatoon has garnered attention, most recently from the New York Times, as an up-and-coming city with regards to food and culture. Slow Food Saskatoon is excited to share with you:

the foundations of our Indigenous food systems
the research and development that has gone into creating fruit, vegetables and grains that thrive in our climate
the diversity offered by historic and recent newcomers.Themes Include:


  • Indigenous Food Systems
  • Slow Food Youth
  • Food Waste
  • Adapting Ourselves and Our Food to Eat Where We Live
  • Biodiversity



Entire Conference, includes all tours, events and meals (including ones listed as ticketed separately):


  • Slow Food Members: $350 (+ $25.50 administration fee)
  • Non-members: $450 (+ $32.61 administration fee)


For Conference Attendees:


  • April 19: Opening Cocktail party at Lucky Bastard Distillery
  • April 20: Local Food Trail farm tour
  • April 21: Food Demonstration and Greenhouse Tours



Free to the public:


  • April 20: Slow Food Committee presentations on Slow Meat, Slow Fish, the Ark of Taste, Terra Madre
  • April 21: Slow Food Panel Discussions on Indigenous Food Systems, Slow Food Youth and more



Ticketed Separately:

April 20
Pimatisiwin Dinner Theatre: A play about Indigenous Food Systems and a traditional foods dinner

Tickets for just this event:


  • Members $50
  • Non-members $60



April 21
Food Waste Gala Dinner: three courses by Chef de Partie Catering and The Cure
Keynote: To be determined

Presentation of Canada's Food Heroes


  • Members $70
  • Non-members $80


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