Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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Tweet what you eat

Dec. 9, 2009

Back in October when I began tracking everything I ate in a month using twitter, I had no idea what the list would reveal.  I’d like to think my eating is pretty deliberate, so I never would...

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Addressing Ohio’s shrinking farmer population

Dec. 1, 2009

by intern Catherine King, first published on her blog

shrinking Ohio farming population and a growing demand for local produce in urban farm markets, Findlay Market manager Cynthia Brown and...

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Health, food. Health, food. Health, food.

Nov. 30, 2009

as reported in the NY Times business section yesterday.

Getting people, companies, organizations and governments to make change because it’s the right thing to do rarely works. You know what...

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