Slow Food USA Blog

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

Rare Breeds Recipe Contest

Apr. 8, 2009

Once raised by small-scale family farmers and bred for hardiness, survivability and FLAVOR, many heritage breeds have been lost to mass-market industrialization. Our RAFT alliance partner,...

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Cooking, N'Awlins Style

Mar. 24, 2009

Today I’m interviewing Poppy Tooker. Poppy is the founder of Slow Food New Orleans, a chef, a food activist, the chair emeritus of Slow Food USA’s Ark of Taste Committee, and the author of...

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A Slow Food Reading List

Mar. 9, 2009

From time to time we get requests from people for a Slow Food reading list. In the days before the blog, there was the Slow Food Forum, and on it lived an evolving document to this effect. We’ve...

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Gastropolis explores NYC’s Food Voice

Jan. 30, 2009

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer

I sat down with Annie Hauck-Lawson and Jonathan Deutsch over pancakes at the NYC icon Gastropolis: Food and New York City.

We may think of...

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2008 Highlights

Dec. 29, 2008

We thought we’d get in on the year-end roundup action by posting our Top Ten 2008 highlights. If it helps, please insert
a) a drumroll
b) a celebrity reading the list straight to camera
c) a...

read more... Tags: Book, Event, Farms and Farming, News, Current Event, Policy, Youth Food Movement