Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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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.”

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Endangered Foods

Nov. 10, 2015

I first learned about biodiversity through Slow Food, though I didn’t realize it at the time.

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Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Oct. 31, 2015

If, two years ago, you had asked me to describe where chocolate comes from, I wouldn’t have known. I might have said, with some certainty, that chocolate grows on trees.

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What Will Come of Rural America?

Sep. 24, 2015

Wendell Berry speaks on farming, community and land.

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