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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Learning How to Eat Lunch ­The Slow Food Way

Oct. 17, 2015

In my world, lunch had always been a sort of vague concept. It was sometimes an occasion to meet up with friends between work or classes. It was sometimes grabbing something to quickly eat on the way to somewhere else, while completing an assignment, or during a dull lecture. It was sometimes forgotten.

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