Slow Food USA Blog

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

Get Ready to Change the Way You Look at Cheese

Sep. 8, 2015

In the following interview, David Asher – organic farmer, goatherd, and author of The Art of Natural Cheesemaking – talks about his new book, traditional cheesemaking practices, his inspirations, and more.

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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.

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Everybody Say Cheese!

Aug. 5, 2013

From Sept 20-23, the city of Bra in Italy’s northeast will once again host four days of Cheese!

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Perennial Plate’s American Food Trip

Jul. 17, 2012

We’ve teamed up with Daniel Klein and the folks over at Perennial Plate to deliver monthly video stories, our first dispatch features highlights from An American Food (Road)Trip.

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It’s the International Year of Cooperatives!

Feb. 8, 2012

2012 is the UN International Year of Cooperatives. To get the word out, the National Cooperative Grocers Association has teamed up with celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie to tell the story of co-op’s across the country in this 13-part video series.

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