Slow Food USA Blog

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

‘U.N. of Food’ an Inspiration to Slow Down

Dec. 1, 2014

Inspired by the “serious foodie conference” as well as the lovingly prepared delicacies showcased in the neighboring Salone Del Gusto, American delegates wish to foster action back home.

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Cooking a Heritage Thanksgiving Turkey Lockhart Style

Nov. 25, 2014

Let Josiah, heritage breeds farmer and Slow Food leader, inspire you for the best preparation of your Thanksgiving turkey!

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Keep Growing Slow Food, Even When Tomatoes Have Gone

Nov. 21, 2014

Do you ever wondered why winter vegetables are mostly green? Learn about growing and consuming winter greens from David Kennedy’s insights on these plants’ special “antifreeze” tactics and nutritional value.

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The Chain Never Slows

Oct. 23, 2014

In meatpacking plants, the speed of processing is set by a chain conveyor system, and the industry is governed by a simple philosophy: faster is better. In this op-ed piece journalist Genoways uncovers some of the hidden costs of this system and urges us all to advocate for change.

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Long Island Oysters and Life Lessons

Oct. 9, 2014

Food writer Eugenia Bone recalls the glory of Long Island Oysters plucked fresh from the ocean, and shares a delicious recipe for fried oysters from her recent book The Kitchen Ecosystem.

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