Slow Food USA Blog

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

Reflections on Cuba: Sustainability and Agriculture

Jun. 30, 2011

A Slow Food leader shares her observations about a recent trip to Cuba to study food & agriculture.

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What does “here” taste like?

Jun. 17, 2011

Slow Food NYC members recently took an urban foraging tour with locavore botanist Leda Meredith. Here’s what leader Jena Eiden saw, smelled, tasted, and thought.

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Organic Farmers v Monsanto

Jun. 10, 2011

Earlier this year 60 farmers and farming advocates told Monsanto enough is enough. Here’s the story of the lawsuit, and how one farmer got involved.

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Food traditions grow young leaders in Hawaii

May. 27, 2011

Mahalo! Interview with Clare Loprinzi, school garden coordinator of Ke Mala ‘o ‘Ehunuikaimalino. Hers was one of 85 school garden run by Slow Food USA chapters to receive seed donations from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds this spring.

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What film’s getting all the buzz? Vanishing of the Bees.

May. 23, 2011

In recent months over 50 chapters have organized screenings of the documentary Vanishing of the Bees. We asked Slow Food DC member Kate Hill to reflect on the experience of hosting a screening.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Event, Film/TV/Radio, Take Action