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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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.

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Slow Food Chapters in Action, Youth Food Movement


Getting Kids Back to their Ancestral Roots

Jan. 29, 2013

FoodCorps fellow Kathleen Yetman talks with FoodCorps service member Gilbert Ivins about connecting First Nation young people with their food culture.

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