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.”

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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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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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Crop Mobs: Building Muscle, Helping Farmers, Making Friends & Saving Heirloom Garlic

Oct. 11, 2013

Slow Food Chicago is getting down and dirty. As in city folks getting their hands in the soil, boots in the mud, digging, planting, pulling, and washing.

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Slow Fish Spreading to the USA

Sep. 17, 2013

The Slow Fish campaign, an international effort to promote community-based fishing, raise consumer awareness on the value of ‘underloved’ species of fish, and create dialogue on the state of fisheries management, is kicking off in New England with a two-week Youth-led program starting at New Hampshire’s annual Fishtival event.

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