Slow Food USA Blog

Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”

Homegrown 30: Newton, MA Teenager Takes Local Challenge to the Ground

Nov. 28, 2015

As any member of Slow Food can tell you, good, local food can be found – almost no matter where you live. But is there really enough to keep you well fed?

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Tasting Tradition for The Future We Want

Nov. 21, 2015

Earlier this month, representatives of 148 indigenous food communities from 58 countries in Africa, the Americas, the Arctic, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and the Pacific gathered in the far northeast corner of India for Indigenous Terra Madre.

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The 2015 Slow Food Asia Pacific Festival is About to Kick Off!

Nov. 17, 2015

The main theme of the 2015 edition will be “Cool Farmers and Real Tastes” and the event will involve food culture networks from all over the world and more than 150 world-famous food culture leaders.

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A Talk with William Powers

Nov. 12, 2015

Born and raised on Long Island, William Powers has worked for over a decade in development aid and conservation in Latin America, Africa, Native North America, and Washington, DC.

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Stories from a Small Business Supporter: Food.Stories.Travel.

Nov. 11, 2015

One of my favorite food quotes is from the gastronomist Jean Brillat-Savarin: “Tell me what you eat and I’ll tell you what you are.”

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking, Farms and Farming, Slow Food Chapters in Action, Take Action