Slow Food USA Blog

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

Unexpected Fans: how football tailgaters gave one family farmer the hope to keep going

Jan. 7, 2015

After showing off our culinary skills over the holidays, this week our Nose-to-Tailgate recipe takes it back to basics with a simple, farmer approved technique for delicious porkchops. But first, the transformative power of a Nose-to-Tailgate...

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Lessons Learned as a First-time Farmer

Jan. 5, 2015

As Monica looks to the next growing season on her farm, she reflects on what the year past has taught here … with some lessons for all of us on our own journeys this year.

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What Kalo Taught Me

Jan. 2, 2015

Learning is a never ending process. Being receptive and curious towards what’s most near to us is the way to never stop being a student. Read how old style pedagogy stretches beyond books and classrooms, to encompass kitchens and taste buds. Jen Urban, a FoodCorps member, tells us about fun and creative school garden lesson on (and from) the most important tuber in Hawaiian history.

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All Beef Chili Recipe

Dec. 31, 2014

This week’s Nose-to-Tailgate recipe takes it back to basics with this deceptively easy, incredibly delicious chili. Perfect for New Year’s Day or game day!

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Quinoa Salad with Newtown Pippin Apples, Fennel & Slivered Almonds

Dec. 29, 2014

Today Olivia Roszkowski of Natural Gourmet Institute shares with us a delicious salad recipe.. giving us the opportunity to explore the stories behind some of its amazing ingredients. Learn, taste and enjoy!

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