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Slow Food in Canada National Summit Schedule now available!

With the Slow Food in Canada National Summit taking place April 19-22, we are Just over one month away!

Our theme this year is “Eating Where We Live” and we are exploring that theme through Indigenous food systems, how New Canadians adapt to our climate, and how we adapt the food we grow to thrive in this climate through traditional plant

Interested in going? Buy tickets to the conference or to several separately ticketed events

Schedule details

Thursday, April 19, 2018

What: Opening Cocktail Reception and Local Food Showcase
Where: Lucky Bastard Distillery
When: 5pm to 9pm
Welcome: conference delegates and ticket holders
Slow Food Members: $30
Non-members: $40

This is a chance to sample local ingredients and products, and food created
by local chefs, while rubbing shoulders with Slow Food leaders from across
the country, and enjoying tours of the distillery. It will be a memorable

Friday, April 20, 2018


What: Local Trail Farm Tour and Mennonite Lunch
Where: Osler Area (departing by bus from the Parktown Hotel at 8:30am
When: 8:30am to 1:00pm
Welcome: conference delegates and ticket holders
Slow Food Members: $30
Non-members: $40


What: Meetings and National Committee Reports
Where: Station 20 West
When: 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Welcome: open to the public


What:* Pimatisiwin* Indigenous Food Systems Dinner Theatre, including a
traditional dinner and performance of an abridged version of Curtis
Peeteetuce’s play *Pimatisiwin*
Where: Station 20 West
When: 6:30-9pm
Welcome: conference delegates and ticket holders
Slow Food Members: $50
Non-members: $60

Saturday, April 21, 2018


What: Slow Food Canada AGM and Planning Meetings for conference delegates,
as well as a cooking demonstration by new Canadians and tour of the
horticulture greenhouses.

This is the only time that is devoted to conference delegates only–if you are intrigued by the meetings and the tours, we recommend you consider registering for the conference

All other meals and events are included in the conference fees.


What: Panel Discussions on Slow Food Youth, Indigenous Food Systems, and
Local Partnerships to meet International Goals
Where: Lutheran Seminary, U of S Campus, 112 Seminary Drive
When: 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Welcome: open to the public


What: “Waste Not, Want Not” Zero Food Waste Gala Dinner and Local Food
Heroes Presentation
Where: Saskatoon Farmers’ Market
When: 6 pm to 9 pm
Welcome: delegates and ticket holders
Slow Food Members: $70
Non-members: $80

Sunday, April 22, 2018

What: Final meeting and wrap-up breakfast
Where: Parktown Hotel
When: 8am-11am
Welcome: Delegates

While our event is happening at various locations throughout the city, our
home base is the Parktown Hotel, and we have arranged group rates at that hotel, for anyone traveling from out of town. Let them know you’re with the Slow Food in Canada Conference.

Please share with anyone who might be interested, and let us know if you have questions. We will also be reaching out soon to our volunteer base, so let us know if you’d like to help out and take part!

Looking forward to your support, and to seeing you at our conference. It’s a great chance to show the rest of Canada all that Saskatoon has to offer!


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Register for Slow Food in Canada Summit, Saskatoon April 19-22

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Register for Slow Food in Canada Summit, April 19–22, 2018

Tickets are available on Eventbrite!

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