Slow Food is supported by members around the country.  By joining Slow Food USA, you are contributing to national initiatives and policy, as well as contributing directly to your local grassroots chapter - Slow Food Marathon County!

Slow Food is powered by members, in the United States and around the world. When you become a Slow Food member, you’re joining a global community of people who are working together to make food good, clean and fair for all.

To become a member, or renew your membership, visit Slow Food USA's website. Be sure to list Slow Food Marathon County when asked to list your chapter affiliation - that way a percentage of your membership dues will be allocated back to your community chapter. 

Why should people join Slow Food USA? What are the benefits?

1. To CONNECT with other people who care about the same kinds of things you care about.

  • You receive discounts and special invitations to local, national and international events, including Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto.

 2. To LEARN more about good, clean and fair food and the slow food movement.

  • You receive an exclusive print magazine that showcases what is happening in the Slow Food movement locally, nationally and internationally.
  • You have access to special members-only offers and previews.

3. To ENGAGE in helping to make a more good, clean and fair food system.

  • You receive opportunities to get involved in national campaigns and local activities and projects. 

4. To SUPPORT an organization that shares your values and is working to make the kind of change in the world you want to see.

  • Your membership card proclaims your commitment to Slow Food values. You ARE the Slow Food movement

What do your membership dues support?

1. Local chapter projects making a difference in your community.

2. A suite of tools and resources designed to increase local chapter effectiveness, including leader trainings and how-to guides, forums for exchange of best practice within and across regions, and technical assistance, including micro-grants, templates and database management.

3. National Slow Food initiatives, including the Ark of Taste, the National School Garden Program, and other national campaigns. 

4. Slow Food International’s global programs like Terra Madre, Presidia projects and Gardens in Africa.


What I like about Slow Food Marathon County is that it opens doors to newcomers and longtimers alike. It creates a space and time to sit down and get to know your neighbors.
— Tenzin Botsford