Slow Food USA Blog

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

Food News: Bits and Bites

Jan. 4, 2010

What we’ll be talking about this year: Marion Nestle outlines her predictions for the top food news issues for 2010.

Sustainable chef gets a mainstream nod: Yum Sugar readers name Rick Bayless...

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Young food activist looks back on 2009

Dec. 31, 2009

by Sam Levin, one of three coordinators of Project Sprout. Project Sprout is a student led and inspired onsite garden that supplements food served in the Monument Mountain High School (in Great...

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Why I go Slow

Dec. 30, 2009

[this post originally appeared on the Huffington Post Green Page]

This week I did a guest post for the blog of an amazing 12-year-old named Orren Fox. He asked me to explain why I care about...

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Saving the Family Farm

Dec. 22, 2009

Usually when we talk about saving the family farm, we are referring to the need for a new generation of farmers to replace the aging farmer population, the need for affordable land for these new...

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Slow Holiday Suggestions

Dec. 16, 2009

It feels like it’s been “that time of year,” since the day after Thanksgiving. The economy’s in a bad way, so more than ever the pressure is on us to buy our way out of the hole and bring smiles...

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