About Slow Food Martha’s Vineyard

Slow Food Martha’s Vineyard is a chapter of Slow Food USA, which supports Good, Clean, and Fair food for everyone.

Slow Food USA is a national non-profit that believes everyone has the right to good, clean, and fair food. With over 200,000 supporters, 24,000 members and 225 chapters nationwide, Slow Food USA advocates for food and farming policy that is good for the public, good for farmers and workers, and good for the planet. Through hundreds of volunteer-led local projects, national advocacy campaigns, trainings and education, Slow Food USA seeks to transform our food and farming system through the power of everyday people.

Through our local chapter, we

  • Educate on sustainable food issues
    with movies, speakers, and panels.
  • Support local farms and food artisans with
    farm tours and farm news.
  • Organize local foods potlucks, cooking classes and tastings, and wild foods walks
  • Keep local members informed with national
    and international sustainable food issues.
  • Support donations for local families through community services and local CSAs.

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We are always looking for new members and volunteers.
Please contact one of our chapter leaders if you’re interested in participating.


President Emeritus: Cathy Walthers    cathywalthers43@msn.com
Vice President: Jan Buhrman    Jan@kitchenporch.com
Treasurer: Max King   max@maxlking.com
Secretary: Jessica Roddy   jesroddy@aol.com

Suzan Bellincampi
Kaila Binney
Melinda DeFeo
Abigail Higgins
Roxanne Kapitan
Keepa Lowe
Thalia Scanlan
Sumner Silverman
Tomar Waldman

Past President: Rick Karney

SFUSA and Intl’ Liaison: Hara Dretaki
Membership: Karin Stanley kws@vineyard.net


for general inquiries, contact us at info@slowfoodmarthasvineyard.org