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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Tell Stadiums To Up Their Game With #Nose2Tailgate

Jan. 27, 2015

On Sunday, football fans at the big game will eat four miles of hot dogs. And that's only at one stadium.

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The Slow Meat Guide to Super Bowl Shopping

Jan. 27, 2015

Let the Humaneitarian shepherd you through the world of humane hot dogs and better Buffalo Wings.

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What is Food Biodiversity and Why Does It Matter?

Nov. 7, 2013

Although the term biodiversity was not even coined until 1985, the more particular term food biodiversity now helps us describe the cornucopia of distinctive kinds of fruits, nuts, vegetables, tubers, greens, herbs and oilseeds that we intuitively associate with flavor, nutrition, food security, abundance and health.

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Food Safety Modernization Act Threatens Our Family Farms

Nov. 4, 2013

While safe food, from field to fork, is a critical concern of responsible farmers and concerned eaters, the FDA’s presently proposed rules will burden unfairly small and mid-scale family, diversified, sustainable and organic, beginning and disadvantaged, and direct distributing and value-adding farmers. These rules threaten their farms’ financial viability and our supply of regionally and sustainably produced, healthful fruits and vegetables.

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Food Waste: What We Can Do

Aug. 22, 2013

America is a country of consumption. We are constantly buying, selling and using all types of products to meet our ever-growing needs. This cycle is no different for our food. Yet, it’s increasingly apparent that as much as we love to buy and sell, we have a serious problem managing our leftovers.

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