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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Bearing the Banner of Traditional Cheese

Sep. 25, 2014

What will be the fate of traditional cheese? Will Roquefort be gone forever? What about cheeses aged on wood? What about raw milk cheese? To the dismay of cheese enthusiasts everywhere, questions continue to mount … but support is out there.

read more... Tags: Dairy, News, Current Event, Policy


Honeys on the Ark of Taste, A Sweet Defense of Biodiversity - Part Three

Sep. 25, 2014

After tracing the role of bees and humans in preserving honeys from the Ark of Taste, Kate learns first hand how bees create biodiveristy in urban agriculture. Will an urban produced honey be the next to join the Ark of Taste?

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Interview with Sam Fromartz, author of In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker’s Odyssey

Sep. 23, 2014

Sam Fromartz’s book In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker’s Odyssey was recently published by Viking and it’s already causing a stir. Fromartz, who is editor-in-chief of the Food & Environment Reporting Network, sat down to discuss the book with Slow Food USA.

read more... Tags: Book, Bread, Cooking


Biodiversity in the Heartland

Sep. 18, 2014

With the overlapping visions of restoring cultural and biological diversity to our foodways, the Ark of Taste has been, and remains, a natural project for Slow Food and Seed Savers Exchange to partner around.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Event


Here Come the Americans!

Sep. 12, 2014

At Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre, small producers are joining Slow Food USA to celebrate ancient and unique varieties of maize and other crops, sharing with the world the biodiversity that has made their food traditions so diverse and so delicious.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Event


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