Slow Food USA Blog

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

Create Food Democracy: Occupy our Food Supply

Feb. 27, 2012

February 27th is Occupy Our Food Supply day of action. Dr. Vandana Shiva discusses why this day is important and why the “corporate takeover of the food system” will have “irreversible consequences” for all people.

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It’s the International Year of Cooperatives!

Feb. 8, 2012

2012 is the UN International Year of Cooperatives. To get the word out, the National Cooperative Grocers Association has teamed up with celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie to tell the story of co-op’s across the country in this 13-part video series.

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What’s in your food?

Jan. 25, 2012

My favorite veggie burgers have a “no genetically modified ingredients” label, where is this label on the rest of my food? Tell the FDA to 'Just Label It'

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The Soul of Slow Food: Fighting for Both Farmers and Eaters

Jan. 24, 2012

Slow Food USA’s president says he is not turning his back on the organization’s roots, but is instead trying to better understand its identity.

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