Ed Yowell has been a member of Slow Food since 2000. He is the Slow Food USA Northeast (New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut) Regional Governor. On the Slow Food NYC Board, he co-chairs the SLOW U and Urban Harvest Committees. He also serves on the advisory committee of the New York City Greenmarket and the American Farmland Trust New York Advisory Council. He is a co-chair of the Food Systems Network NYC and a member of the New York City Food Forum.