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About Slow Food First Coast

Slow Food was founded to counteract the effects of fast food and fast life. As a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit organization, we work to save disappearing food traditions and traditional food products, to help people rediscover the joys of eating, and to understand the importance of caring where food comes from, who makes it and how it’s made. We believe that: the food we eat should taste good; it should be produced in a clean way that does not harm the environment, animal welfare or our health; food producers should receive fair compensation for their work; and that everyone should have access to good, clean, and fair food. We value food produced locally, and recognize its use.

We welcome you to become a member or donate to our cause. With any questions, please contact us today!

Posted on March 20th, 2015

The following are the Delivery Services awarded the SFFC Snail of Approval: Gaufre’s and Goods Mi Carnal – Tienda Y Taqueria

Food Assessment Survey from The Duval County Food Policy Council
Posted on March 6th, 2015

The Duval County Food Policy Council wants to hear from you! The Duval County Food Policy Council has completed the development of the Food Assessment Survey.  Please take the time to complete the survey and share it throughout the community.  Your input will help the Food Policy Council improve the community’s access to food and knowledge about nutrition.  We are …Read More

SFFC Snail of Approval: Bakery Ribault
Posted on January 15th, 2015

Bakery Ribault, formerly Alex’s Russian Bread, is a small storefront bakery and café in Jacksonville’s Riverside neighborhood. Alex Podlyas, owner and baker, has been baking organic sourdough bread for the Jacksonville area since 2011 and selling at local Farmers Markets. In his new location, he is offering Growers Alliance Coffee, French croissants, tarts, and of course his authentic European …Read More