The Ark of Taste at Slow Food Nations

The Ark of Taste is a living catalog of delicious and distinctive foods facing extinction. By identifying and championing these foods we keep them in production and on our plates. Check out the events and merchants where you’ll find Ark of Taste gems at Slow Food Nations!

Saturday, 7/20

Ancient Remedies for Modern Times

Health + Wellness
July 20, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

In the world of beverages, everything old is new again. Come explore the benefits of shrubs and tonics.

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This is Cider

Biodiversity Matters
July 20, 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

People have been drinking Cider for a long time, no doubt because the apple is one of the oldest fruits known. We are excited to host four cider houses and a fourth generation apple grower from Colorado to discuss today's cider resurgence. From cider's rich history to its newest incarnations,

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Eat it to Save it

Biodiversity Matters
July 20, 2019, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Do you love to experiment with new flavors on your plate? Biodiversity is key to both a healthy planet and a delicious spread. In this session, featured chefs will be given a rare and flavorful ingredient to prepare an innovative recipe. Follow along and taste each interpretation!The Kitchen Counter is

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Sunday, 7/21

The Ark of Taste Voyage

Biodiversity Matters
July 21, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Ark of Taste is Slow Food's library of delicious and distinctive foods facing extinction. In the two decades since the Ark of Taste was founded, over 5000 foods worldwide, and over 400 foods in the US, have been boarded onto the Ark. These foods have been featured in articles, in dinners,

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Meet your Maker: Haykin Family Cider

Biodiversity Matters, Dig into Farms
July 21, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

At its core, cider is wine made from apples. And just like fine wine, the best ciders seek to elevate their fruit without added flavors, colors or anything else. Cider is all about the apple. The flavors and aromas are extremely varied — in that way, apples are very similar to wine

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Ark of Taste ingredient: switchel
Ark of Taste ingredient: American Plains Bison
Ark of Taste ingredient: switchels & shrubs
Ark of Taste ingredient: honey
Ark of Taste ingredient: Meyer Lemon