Slow Food Movement


Believe that delicious nutrition is a right for everyday life

Cultivate joyful connections to community and place

Advocate for diversity in ecosystems and societies


Protect natural resources for future generations

Help people and the environment depend on each other

Promote food that is local, seasonal, and sustainably grown


Build local cooperation and global collaboration while respecting all laws

Require no prerequisite or credential for participation

Fight for dignity of labor from field to fork

Just as Slow Food of Central Iowa is part of the national organization, Slow Food USA is part of the global Slow Food movement which has members in more than 160 countries around the world. In the US, there are more than 150 local chapters and 6,000 members. 

Join us to connect the pleasures of the table with a commitment to the communities, cultures, knowledge, and environment that make this pleasure possible.

You can find out more about the Slow Food movement and what we are doing to  to transform the way we produce, consume, and enjoy food on the Slow Food of Central Iowa blog and on the Slow Food USA site

Slow Food USA