Slow Food USA Blog

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

Wabi Sabi, A Meal

Nov. 7, 2015

I embarked on my eighteen-hour journey to Tokyo with zero itinerary, a completely inadequate international cellular plan, and a tenuous understanding of wabi sabi.

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How Can Chronic Illness Inspire Worldwide Environmental Progress?

Oct. 3, 2015

We are pleased to share Robin Shirley’s personal insights and global implications of her battle against autoimmune disease and how it has triggered a national conference that is taking place this weekend in Arlington, VA and features iconic farmer and author, Joel Salatin.

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The Beijing Declaration closes the first important Slow Food event in China

Oct. 1, 2015

The Slow Food Beijing Festival, organized from September 23 to 26 by Slow Food Great China in collaboration with Slow Food International, Beijing Design Week and the Free Trade Zone of Beijing Airport, ended.

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Slow Food Almanac: A review of 2013

Jan. 9, 2014

Discover all the actions that the Slow Food and Terra Madre network is undertaking around the world to guarantee access to good, clean and fair food for everyone; to fight the absurdity of a hyper-industrialized food system; to preserve the wealth of biodiversity; and to educate the adults of today and those of tomorrow about how to guarantee a better future, cultivated with care and love.

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Nylon Stockings: The Unsung Hero of Seed Saving

Oct. 15, 2013

Did you know that nylon stockings make the ultimate, multipurpose tool? They keep legs warm and physical imperfections under wraps; they are maggot barriers for emerging apples; and, in a pinch, they’re nice material for that last minute bungee cord. But we at Seed Savers have been privy to a very unsung use for the common pantyhose: they make a darned safe way to mail your prized heirloom seeds.

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