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

Going bananas

Jun. 19, 2008

by Slow Food USA intern Sara Hoffman

Yesterday in the New York Times, Dan Koeppel, the author of Banana: The Fate of the Fruit that Changed the World (which will be reviewed in the upcoming...

read more... Tags: Book, Farms and Farming, Food Justice


Bronx Grapes and Black Sphinx Dates

Apr. 30, 2008

by SFUSA Program Director Makalé Faber Cullen
The names alone can bring a smile to your face. In today’s New York Times, Kim Severson rolls out descriptions of RAFT, and our country’s food...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Book


Peppers and Tulips

Apr. 28, 2008

The New York Times has been running an excellent series of articles called “The Food Chain: A Moveable Feast,” the latest of which ran this past Saturday. In the paper edition it was called...

read more... Tags: Book, Farms and Farming, News, Current Event


In Defense of Food

Jan. 2, 2008


Your first reading assignment for 2008, should you be looking for one: Michael Pollan’s newest: In Defense of Food: an Eater’s Manifesto. Pollan, a Slow Food USA Advisory Board member, felt...

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