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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Vermont Farm To Plate: A Statewide Food System Initiative

Dec. 12, 2013

If there’s one takeaway from the Vermont Farm To Plate annual gathering, it’s that our regional food system is in very good hands.

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Policy


Rest in Peace Mandela

Dec. 6, 2013

As we reflect on the life of a remarkable leader and human being, we revisit some inspiring words Nelson Mandela wrote in his autobiography, “Long Walk to Freedom”, that remind us of our ongoing commitment in Africa.

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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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Fast Food Nation Comes Full Circle

Dec. 3, 2013

Eric Schlosser sheds light on the immense amount of pressure to operate in a business climate increasingly hostile for independent ranchers.

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A Kentucky Heritage Tradition Worth Saving

Nov. 27, 2013

When you ask a 6-year-old to trace her or his hand and create a turkey with construction paper, it is the Kentucky Bourbon Red that will be proudly gracing the refrigerator.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming


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