Slow Food USA Blog

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

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.”

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking, Farms and Farming, Slow Food Chapters in Action, Take Action

The Promise of Fair Trade in Unfair Times

Oct. 10, 2015

We recently asked Rodney North, formerly of Equal Exchange, and now with Fairtrade America, for an update on what’s up with fair trade and what a conscientious eater needs to know.

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Labeling

City Girl, Country Farmer

Feb. 10, 2015

Meet Alison, a former Chicagoan who left the big city for greener pastures.

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A Year of Slow Meat

Jan. 21, 2015

Shane Holland is Director for England, Slow Food UK, and Chair of Slow Food London. For 2015, he's committing to eating less meat and better meat.

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Inclusion, Peace and Justice Through Food

Jan. 9, 2015

Ferguson’s organic farm school is on a mission to bring the community together through agriculture and health.

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