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Slow Food USA Blog

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

From the Land

Aug. 14, 2013

I garden to get fresh air. I garden to be physically productive. I garden to feed my family by means other than a paycheck spent at the grocery store. Most important, I garden to remember. My mother always spent some part of her life laboring in the earth. No matter where my family lived, no matter what was happening with my mother’s busy, glamorous, Hollywood career, she never strayed too far from some patch of dirt.

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Eating on the Wild Side: Where Have All the Purple Carrots Gone?

Jul. 31, 2013

Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health by Jo Robinson is a fascinating analysis of the true nutritional content of today’s fruits and veggies.

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Chefs Collaborative: 20 Years Later

May. 16, 2013

We chefs are blessed with the capacity to influence the public’s food choices. And our purchasing power is equally as influential among producers and purveyors. We will continue to push for ingredients produced and harvested with a passion for quality that matches our own; and we will continue to share the stories behind these ingredients with our customers, schoolchildren, public health professionals, the media—anyone, in fact, who will listen.

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Not Shying Away from the Big Questions

Mar. 23, 2012

Panelists, including Slow Food USA President Josh Viertel, discuss "The Future of Food", the landmark speech and now book by Prince Charles.

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Cooking With California Food

Mar. 8, 2012

Slow Food Yolo co-leaders Georgeanne Brennan and Ann M. Evans new book details their efforts to cook in California school system with California foods.

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