Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Oct. 17, 2013
Cheese 2013: among the other 250,000 attendees from all over the globe, I experienced the world’s finest artisan and heirloom cheeses: tasting, smelling, seeing and pairing them with wines, beers and ciders. After attending workshops and networking with Presidia and American artisan producers, my appreciation for the global importance of Cheese has, well, transformed.
Oct. 15, 2013
Did you know that nylon stockings make the ultimate, multipurpose tool? They keep legs warm and physical imperfections under wraps; they are maggot barriers for emerging apples; and, in a pinch, they’re nice material for that last minute bungee cord. But we at Seed Savers have been privy to a very unsung use for the common pantyhose: they make a darned safe way to mail your prized heirloom seeds.
Oct. 11, 2013
Slow Food Chicago is getting down and dirty. As in city folks getting their hands in the soil, boots in the mud, digging, planting, pulling, and washing.
Oct. 9, 2013
From flammable nuts to grasshopper sauce, some of the interesting tastes on offer from producers from at AsiO Gusto, the region’s first international Slow Food event.
Oct. 4, 2013
Mary Berry, daughter of poet Wendell Berry, wants to take local food beyond ‘a faddish economy.’