Slow Food Blue Mountains


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Blue Mountains!

Slow Food builds networks between grower and eater, agriculture and market, community and world.



We champion good, clean, fair and local food in ways that enhance knowledge, respect and passion. 



We support, we educate, we inspire and we fundraise!



WWOOFing in Central Italy

My (long, hot) Italian Summer

When: 7.00pm - 8.30pm Monday 26 November

Where: YHA Blue Mountains 207 Katoomba St

Cost: Gold coin donation to Slow Food

Horticulturist Victoria Walker abandoned her city life and job in urban farming to take an adventure into living and working on the 'real' farms of Italy. 

Three months spent in rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany during one of Italy's hottest summers, Victoria experienced growing, preserving, cooking and eating with some local families. 

This talk explores Victoria's adventures and examine's Italy's food culture through rural towns, food markets, 'agrotourism', animal husbandry and also the marketing and distribution of locally produced foods. 

Come and meander through Italy's countryside and feel the sweat on your brow.

Blue Mountains Small Producer Grant  Program

A Slow Food Blue Mountains scheme to help change our regional food system by assisting small scale producers in the region.  Grant/s to $3,000 awarded between January/February each year.

If you are  small producer in the Blue Mountains and would like to apply,
click here for a copy of the application form.


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If you are a food-related small business in the Blue Mountains putting Australian-grown pulses on the menu, contact Slow Food Blue Mountains  to be added to theWe're Lentil As Anything Foodie Trail, currently under construction, for FREE!  Contact SFBMs with details of your delicious fare by emailing . Pulses : Providing solutions to climate change!


We acknowledge the local Gundungurra and Darug people as first Australians and their long and continuous relationship with the land. We recognise their sustainable farming and agricultural practices and pay respect to the knowledge imbedded within the Aboriginal Custodianship of this country.

Slow Food Blue Mountains gratefully acknowledges support from


The Blue Mountains ... Sydney's Rooftop Garden.
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