Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
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.
Sep. 4, 2014
The Slow Meat symposium in June wasn’t just a series of talks. Delegates were given the chance to explore, taste and learn about sustainable and humane meat production.
Aug. 18, 2014
The list of names of the more than 100 Slow Meat delegates reads like a Who’s Who of the sustainable food animal world. Many are farmers, ranchers and veterinarians who are working to preserve endangered breeds of livestock and poultry.
Jul. 1, 2014
Like food, the word meat holds powerful connotations and can elicit a wide range of emotions. There seems to be a vast amount of conflicting information about the impacts of meat consumption and raising domesticated food animals.
Jul. 18, 2013
Is it possible to operate a truly organic and sustainable farm today? In the short documentary “Where the Food Grows”, New York-based film student Noah Throop finds out.