Slow Food USA Blog

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

We Feed the Planet Inspires a Generation of Food Activists: A Generation of Food Activists Inspire the World

Oct. 13, 2015

Terra Madre Giovani - We Feed The Planet was held from October 3 to 6, 2015 in Milan. Over 2,500 farmers and young food leaders from 120 countries around the world participated to the event to think about the future of our food system and bring their voices to Expo 2015.

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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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5,000 Miles for Soil: Guerilla Gardening Across Europe

Dec. 30, 2013

An Irishman named Peter, cycled around Europe working at seed banks and farms. He was telling me this story and after, all I was able to think about was hopping on a bike and pedaling somewhere, plants in hand.

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Kids Go Crazy for Cranberries

Dec. 5, 2013

As the Massachusetts climate approaches frosty temperatures, we gathered Boston second and third graders to warm up in the greenhouse and learn all about cranberries.

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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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