Slow Food USA Blog

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

How about a crowd-sourced sustainable cookbook?

Feb. 2, 2010

We’ve been talking a bunch recently on here about the future of food writing--how is being affected by new media? How come awesome food bloggers end up getting book deals, bringing it all back to...

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Dinner from the Dumpster

Jan. 28, 2010

by Emily Vaughn

No matter how sustainably produced your food purchases are, food that goes uneaten is a waste of resources and a major pollutant.  Food scraps make up nearly 13 percent of...

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Flagstaff Youth Garden

Jan. 27, 2010

by Alaine Janosy

Youth gardens have become an integral part of spreading Slow Food USA’s message of good, clean, and fair food to young people throughout the country. Conserving and...

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Best Food Writing of 2009

Jan. 21, 2010

by Julia Middleton

My mother and I have been arguing for years about how to make the perfect soft boiled egg so when she scanned the table of contents in the “Best Food Writing 2009”...

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2010: International Year of Biodiversity

Jan. 13, 2010

by intern Emily Vaughn

“In a world of increasing globalization and environmental degradation, management of its most precious living resource, biological diversity, is one of the most...

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