Call for Nominations!

Want to help shape the future of the Slow Food Minnesota | Twin Cities Chapter? Join the Slow Food MN Board of Directors or nominate someone you think should serve.

Slow Food Minnesota is seeking board members! We're looking for up to six passionate and energetic Slow Food supporters who will join our Board to serve a three-year term and help us build on our renewed mission to foster equitable access to good, clean and fair food for all.

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Slow Food is a social, face-to-face network of people--locally, nationally and internationally--who are passionate about our food and how we produce and consume it. Join others striving to convene and connect people to farmers, producers, chefs, purveyors and consumers.

Whether its bringing signature Slow Food programs to our region, such as Snail of Approval, School Gardens, Ark of Taste, Food and Farm Policy, Equity Inclusion and Justice and more, or finding new ways to bring people together to learn, connect and advocate, we can put your skills, talents and energy to work in our community.

We are committed to building a board that reflects the beautiful and powerful diversity in our community, and producing programs that are accessible to all. Join us by nominating yourself or someone you know

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Eligible nominees must join or be a current member of Slow Food USA. 

  • You may make multiple nominations, and you may self-nominate.

  • Terms are for three years.

  • Board members should expect to dedicate up to 20 hours per month,  participate on a committee, attend 10 board meetings a year and participate in occasional events.

  • Experience in community organizing, volunteer management, finance, events, communications and fundraising is helpful. 

  • Passion for an equitable food system is a must.

Here’s how it will work:

  • Nominations close on Sunday, August 4, 2019

  • Candidate interviews will take place by phone and/or in-person through August 30

  • Slate will be selected at Board Meeting on Monday, September 9 

  • Slate will be advanced to the membership for vote on Tuesday, September 10

  • Orientation and first board meeting will take place on Monday, October 14

If you have any questions, please contact Ann Kirby McGill at

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