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Dr. Wes Jackson to be included in Slow Food Nation’s weekend long event

Date: Friday, July 14, 2017 - Sunday, July 16, 2017


Union Station
1701 Wynkoop St.
Denver, CO 80202

Land Institute President Emeritus, Wes Jackson, will be part of numerous discussions and workshops during the Slow Food Nation, Denver, Colorado event.

Slow Food Nations is a national Slow Food event that will gather leaders and eaters, farmers and chefs, educators and families for a weekend of tastings, tours and talks in July 2017. For three days, Denver, CO will become the center of the North American food universe. Innovation meets tradition during exciting culinary workshops, seminars, dinners, tours, informal eating and drinking, and a Festival of Flavors marketplace.

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The event will feature producers, organizations and prominent food figures from across North America, giving attendees a taste of the Slow Food movement as it occurs in different regions. Attendees will be given the opportunity to participate as delegates, where they will arrive early to participate in a day of discussions, panels and educational programming alongside like minded Slow Food advocates and receive additional benefits throughout the weekend. The general public will have free access to tastings and installations throughout Slow Food Nations, as they experience Denver at historic locations like Denver Union Station and Larimer Square. Slow Food Nations will bring people together to rally around the Slow Food mission of good, clean and fair food for all.

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