Slow Food USA Blog

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

2008 Highlights

Dec. 29, 2008

We thought we’d get in on the year-end roundup action by posting our Top Ten 2008 highlights. If it helps, please insert
a) a drumroll
b) a celebrity reading the list straight to camera
c) a...

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Local Project Funding Opportunities!

Dec. 1, 2008

by Gina Fiorello-Brady

Do you have a Slow Food In Schools Project? Do you want to start a Slow Food In Schools Project? We’ve come across a few funding opportunities for our chapters and...

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Young Farmers Conference at Stone Barns

Nov. 13, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Cecily Upton

If we’re ever going to meet the rising demand for good, clean and fair food, we’re going to need new farmers. Lots of ‘em. And these new farmers are...

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Project Sprout: from a Humble Idea, a Garden Grows

Nov. 12, 2008

by Sam Levin

Sam Levin is one of three co-founders, along with Sarah Steadman and Natalie Akers, of Project Sprout, an organic, student-run garden on the grounds of Monument High School in Great...

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Terra Madre: Coming Together and Standing Up

Nov. 10, 2008

by Ariane Lotti

At the closing ceremony of Terra Madre, a spontaneous protest broke out. As a pre-recorded message by the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Franco Frattini, played on-screen,...

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