Slow Food USA Blog

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

Terra Madre Day: Celebrating Local Food

Dec. 5, 2014

Learn how Slow Food’s community celebrate Terra Madre Day around the globe, organise your own, cook heritage foods, or just sign our manifesto to take action opposing “the universal folly of Fast Life”!

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Strawberry Beaver Dam Chicken Wings

Dec. 3, 2014

This week’s Nose-to-Tailgate recipe features the Beaver Dam Pepper from Slow Food’s Ark of Taste. The complex flavor of responsibly raised chicken really shines when matched with the earthy heat of the pepper and the sweet-sour kick of strawberry rhubarb preserves.

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‘U.N. of Food’ an Inspiration to Slow Down

Dec. 1, 2014

Inspired by the “serious foodie conference” as well as the lovingly prepared delicacies showcased in the neighboring Salone Del Gusto, American delegates wish to foster action back home.

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Cooking a Heritage Thanksgiving Turkey Lockhart Style

Nov. 25, 2014

Let Josiah, heritage breeds farmer and Slow Food leader, inspire you for the best preparation of your Thanksgiving turkey!

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Keep Growing Slow Food, Even When Tomatoes Have Gone

Nov. 21, 2014

Do you ever wondered why winter vegetables are mostly green? Learn about growing and consuming winter greens from David Kennedy’s insights on these plants’ special “antifreeze” tactics and nutritional value.

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