Garlic Harvest Cook Off – June 27th

Fresh garlic bulbs on a wooden background

Join us for the inaugural Garlic Harvest Cook Off on Saturday, June 27th noon-4pm. This sustainably inspired event will be at the Resurfaced space located downtown behind the facades of 615-621 West Main Street in Downtown Louisville. Admission to the event will be FREE. Tastes will be sold for $2 each.

Eight local farmers will pair with eight local chefs to create a culinary explosion of garlic delight for all to taste and vote. A cash prize will be available to the winner of the two categories, Best Sweet ($500), and “Best Savory” ($500).  We need YOU to determine the winner! Winners will be selected by ballot voting amongst the attendees. Proceeds from the event will go towards Slow Food Bluegrass’ Garden Grant Program.

Participating Farm’s include: Barr Farms, Groce Family Farm, Rootbound Farm, Roots Underwood, Holden Farm, Louisville Grows, Field Day Family Farm, Salt River Garlic, and Lost Acres.

Participating Restaurants Include: Eiderdown, Funked and Fermented, Holy Grale, Farm 2 Fork Catering, Wiltshire Pantry, Louisville Cream, and Harvest

Barrett Dental Care
Wiltshire Pantry
Seed Capital KY
Trend Appliances
Blue Grass Motorsport
Rainbow Blossom
Reynolds Grocery
Roobiee Red Tea
Bullet Bourbon
Woodland Farm Store
Louisville Farm to Table
Esposito Construction
The Farmer and The Foodie

Interested in being a sponsor? Check out our sponsorship levels here.

Heirloom Recipe Potluck & Cow Milking & Paneer Cheese Making Demonstration – June 8th


Join Slow Food Bluegrass for an Heirloom Recipe potluck.  Lakshmi Farm owner Prem Durham will go over the process of milking a cow, and will share two of her family heirloom recipes: making fresh paneer cheese and making dosas, thin Indian lentil crepes.  Bring your favorite heirloom recipe to share.

When: June 8, 6-8 PM

Location: Lakshmi Farm, 12400 Lucas Lane, Anchorage, KY 40223

Winter Harvest Soup Swap on February 23!

Soup Swap Poster

What is a soup swap?

A soup swap is a soup potluck. In addition to bringing a pot of soup to share, also bring a container to take other soup home with you. Fresh-baked, rustic, artisan bread will be served, too!

Open to Slow Food Bluegrass Members. Please RSVP your attendance to

Louisville’s Fried Chicken Throw Down



Join us for the Inaugural Fried Chicken Throw Down! The Throw Down is a culinary competition to benefit the Slow Food Bluegrass. A cash prize will be available to the winner of two categories, Best Chicken ($500), and best side ($500). The judging will happen by “people’s choice.”

Pricing: Admission to the event will be free. Tastes will be sold for $3 for chicken and $2 for sides.

We need YOU to determine the winner! Winners will be selected by ballot voting amongst the attendees.

The event is Free and Open to the public.

Participating Restaurants include:

Loop 22
Galt House
Bourbons Bistro
Against the Grain
Four Pegs

A special thanks to our sponsors of the Fried Chicken Throw Down for supporting Slow Food Bluegrass!

Wiltshire On Market
Rainbow Blossom Natural Markets
Seed Capital Kentucky
Blue Grass Motorsport
Esposito Construction
Farm to Fork
Louisville Farm to Table
Holy Carp Productions
The Berry Center
Rooibee Red Tea
Christopher Shadix Photography & Design

**If you are a chef that would like information about competing, please send us a message on our Facebook page

Sign-up to VOLUNTEER at our Fried Chicken Throw Down on October 25th!


Movie Screening: American Meat


Join Slow Food Bluegrass for a screening of American Meat, a pro-farmer film that asks the question: Can the Local Food movement really feed us all?
The event is free to Slow Food members and $10 for non-members. Sign up for membership by clicking here or purchase membership at the door, where your $10 admission can be credited toward your membership.
We’ll serve Foxhollow Popcorn and Roobie Red Tea!
Thank you to our partners Rainbow Blossom, Foxhollow Farm, Roobie Red Tea, and the Local Food Association.


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