Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Dec. 19, 2015
When the grocery store landscape changed in the 60s – going from eating only what was available from the local farmer to being able to buy a wide variety of produce year-round, consumers were thrilled with all the choices.
Dec. 12, 2015
There are few things more American than a little Vietnamese lady roasting a turkey for the holidays.
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.
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.”
Oct. 17, 2015
In my world, lunch had always been a sort of vague concept. It was sometimes an occasion to meet up with friends between work or classes. It was sometimes grabbing something to quickly eat on the way to somewhere else, while completing an assignment, or during a dull lecture. It was sometimes forgotten.