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Slow Food Hispanic Food and Cultural Event

posted on May 2, 2006 at 6:03 pm

When: Saturday May 27th, 3pm

Where: Glover Family Farm. 3260 Hwy 166 Douglasville, Ga. Sponsors: Southeast Immigrant Farm Partners, a partnership of Heifer
International and Glover Family Farm.
Participants from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador

Tickets: $25 for Slow Food Members and $30 for non-members. Advance purchase
required. Send checks made to Slow Food Atlanta to Julie Shaffer at 4148
Kings Troop Rd. Stone Mountain, Ga 30083 by May 13th.

Description: Locally raised beef will be marinated, wrapped in manquey leaves,
placed in a traditional clay oven, then slow- cooked overnight. The oven has
been built just for this occasion by Juan, who will also do the cooking. The
meat will be chopped on a 100 year old block brought by Juan from Mexico.
Juan speaks very little English, but his wide grin and sparking eyes tell a
universal tale of joy, which is found wherever good food and friends are
found. The meat will be served with Loris’s homemade salsa and handmade
tortillas. The ladies will give a tortilla -making demonstration. Other
culturally appropriate foods and beverages will be served. This, along with
some musical folks from South of the Border, will make for a great afternoon
of food, fun and fellowship.

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