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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Cook with What You Have: Eat Seasonally, Save Money and Enjoy More

Jul. 28, 2014

“What do I do with all this produce?” We often hear this question at this time of the year, when farmers markets and home gardens are overflowing with fresh ingredients. To the rescue, Katherine Deumling, owner of “Cook with What You Have” and out-going chair of the Slow Food USA Board of Directors. We sat down with Katherine to learn more about her approach to making the most of every season.

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What Farm-to-Table Means for the Next Generation

Jul. 16, 2014

This summer, I took my passion for "farm-to-table" to a place it's never been aired before: America's most-loved cooking competition, Food Network Star.

read more... Tags: Cooking, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio


Slow Meat: In Search of a Way to Ensure All Meat Is Good, Clean and Fair

Jul. 1, 2014

Like food, the word meat holds powerful connotations and can elicit a wide range of emotions. There seems to be a vast amount of conflicting information about the impacts of meat consumption and raising domesticated food animals.

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Faces and Visions of the Food Movement: Katherine Deumling

May. 30, 2014

Have you ever looked into your cupboards and sighed because you couldn’t figure out what to make for dinner? If so, Katherine Deumling is here to help. Deumling is the woman behind Cook With What You Have a Portland-based company that encourages people to experiment in the kitchen with new ingredients while still relying on familiar staples. Her recipes celebrate fresh, seasonal fare and use simple techniques to build confidence in cooking with what’s on hand, without last-minute runs to the grocery store.

read more... Tags: Cooking, News, Current Event


An Interview With Preserving Maven Sherri Brooks Vinton

May. 22, 2014

Sherri Brooks Vinton has been knee-deep in the Slow Food movement for more than a decade. In fact, Sherri credits Slow Food USA for helping to guide her through complicated issues and inspiring her to write the "Put ‘em Up!" preserving series. We caught up with Sherri last week to talk about her latest book in the series: "Put’em Up! Preserving Answer Book."

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event


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