21 Louth Park Road
Maitland South, NSW 2320

Good, clean and fair food for all!

Slow Food promotes good, clean and fair food for all.

About us

Terra Madre in the Hunter Valley

In the Hunter we have a lot to be proud of and a lot to take care of when it comes to our food and food culture. That's why Terra Madre is so important to us.

Terra Madre

Regular meetings open to all

We meet regularly (usually once a month). Meetings are open to members, associates and interested members of the public. Check our calendar for details.


Projects (local, national and international)

We are involved in local, national and international projects that are all aimed at bringing good, clean and fair food to all.


New members are always welcome

Through Slow Food Hunter Valley you will become a member of a local network of volunteers committed to enjoying the pleasures of food, saving food cultures and working to maintain biodiversity.

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Our achievements continue to grow

We are proud of the work we have done over the years. We continue to work hard to bring about change, even on the smallest scale

What's the buzz?

Our talking dinners will stimulate your thinking

Our talking dinners are open to members, friends and the general public. These dinners raise awareness of how we can affect the end-to-end food supply chain in positive ways.

Ark of Taste

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Next Meeting (4 Jul)

Our next general meeting will be held on Tue, 4 Jul (6pm) at the Readers Cafe and Larder, 3 Garnett Road, East Maitland. Please bring food to share. See our meetings page for RSVP and other details.

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Next Market (6 Jul)

Our next markets are Thursday 6th July (2pm to 6pm). They will be held in The Levee (High Street, Maitland). What will you find there? Broccoli, white Sebago potatoes, cauliflowers, spinach, west Australian grey pumpkins, kale, sugar pumpkins, lemons, limes, spinach, grammas,...

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Earth Market Launch (3 Aug)

The semi-regular markets held in the Levee have been so successful that we are looking to make this a permanent Earth Market. We are currently working towards accreditation. We are looking to have Australia's first accredited Earth Market launched on 3rd...

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National Conference (2-6 Aug)

Open to Slow Food members and the public, the Hunter Valley will host the Slow Food National Conference from 2nd August to 6th August. While activities start on Wednesday the 2nd (with optional tours), official conference events begin on Thursday...

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Join Slow Food

We welcome new members. As a member of Slow Food Hunter Valley you will join a group of local volunteers at work, laugh and play. You will also become a member of a large international, national and local network of committed individuals who are focussed on keeping our food clean, saving food cultures and working to maintain biodiversity. As a member of Slow Food Hunter Valley you will be asked to do as little or as much as you feel comfortable doing. You will meet people, have the opportunity to participate in projects, you will make a difference, and above all else you will have fun! See our Membership page.

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A Fast Read of Slow Food news

10 May

Tocal 2017 and Bake and Burn

The Tocal Field Days were held on May 5, 6 and 7 this year. Slow Food Hunter Valley was engaged to look after...

19 Apr

Slow Food Markets Help Give Farming a Future

Liam Dennis is our youngest Terra Madre farmer. See what Liam has to say about Slow Food Markets and his farming future. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HHPdZRbB9k

18 Apr

I LOVE the Markets

I wanted to say thanks for getting these markets together. Ten days after my husband and I did our shopping there the...

20 Mar

Maitland Taste Festival

The Maitland Taste Festival was on again on March 11 and 12 (10am to 4pm). This year we were weaving our magic with pumpkins....

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