Slow Food USA Blog

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

2010: International Year of Biodiversity

Jan. 13, 2010

by intern Emily Vaughn

“In a world of increasing globalization and environmental degradation, management of its most precious living resource, biological diversity, is one of the most...

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The Future of Food Writing

Jan. 8, 2010

Last night a local NYC bookstore convened some local-grown (but nationally known) food writers to discuss the state of online food writing. The panelists were:

Ed Levine, of Serious...

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Michael Pollan wants you to eat food

Jan. 5, 2010

Some people want to be told what to eat. Ever get asked about “the Slow Food diet?” I do. Countless times I’ve explained that there is no slow food diet, that it’s not meant...

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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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