Slow Food USA Blog

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

Homegrown 30: Newton, MA Teenager Takes Local Challenge to the Ground

Nov. 28, 2015

As any member of Slow Food can tell you, good, local food can be found – almost no matter where you live. But is there really enough to keep you well fed?

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Travelogue of the Good News from Africa tour

Nov. 9, 2015

Slow Food International Vice President Edward Mukiibi in America

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What Kalo Taught Me

Jan. 2, 2015

Learning is a never ending process. Being receptive and curious towards what’s most near to us is the way to never stop being a student. Read how old style pedagogy stretches beyond books and classrooms, to encompass kitchens and taste buds. Jen Urban, a FoodCorps member, tells us about fun and creative school garden lesson on (and from) the most important tuber in Hawaiian history.

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Growing the Next Generation of Food Lovers

Oct. 22, 2014

A celebration of Farm to School Month would not be complete without children enjoying the fruits (and vegetables!) of their labor in school gardens.

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Increasing Smiles Through Vegetables

Jan. 22, 2014

I can explain why I serve with FoodCorps like this: it’s a combination of fun, yummy food, mounds of dirt and self-interest.

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