Slow Food USA Blog

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

Winter Eating In Your Region

Dec. 19, 2015

When the grocery store landscape changed in the 60s – going from eating only what was available from the local farmer to being able to buy a wide variety of produce year-round, consumers were thrilled with all the choices.

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A Talk with William Powers

Nov. 12, 2015

Born and raised on Long Island, William Powers has worked for over a decade in development aid and conservation in Latin America, Africa, Native North America, and Washington, DC.

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Endangered Foods

Nov. 10, 2015

I first learned about biodiversity through Slow Food, though I didn’t realize it at the time.

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Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Oct. 31, 2015

If, two years ago, you had asked me to describe where chocolate comes from, I wouldn’t have known. I might have said, with some certainty, that chocolate grows on trees.

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‘U.N. of Food’ an Inspiration to Slow Down

Dec. 1, 2014

Inspired by the “serious foodie conference” as well as the lovingly prepared delicacies showcased in the neighboring Salone Del Gusto, American delegates wish to foster action back home.

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