Slow Food USA Blog

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

A personal take on “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food”

Oct. 9, 2009

by communications intern Becca Stanger

When I began deliberately shopping for groceries almost exclusively at my local farmers market, I took great pride in my decision.  I imagined myself...

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“Pay what you can” membership extended with a matching grant!

Oct. 5, 2009

by director of development Kate Krauss

Wow. It’s been a pretty exciting few days.

Our September membership drive—where we waived our traditional $60 membership fee—was a huge...

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Fashionable Foraging becomes Heedless Harvesting

Oct. 1, 2009

by biodiversity intern Alaine Janosy

Foraging, the practice of gathering wild foods for their nutritional or medicinal value, is something humans have done since the beginning of time. It is the...

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One more reason to vote with your dollar

Oct. 1, 2009

by Slow Food USA staffer Sheila Karaszewski

During a recent trip back home to Michigan, I was once again reminded of one of the most vital tenets in the fight for a good, clean, and fair food...

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A snail of sustainably-grown corn? It’s a-mazing.

Sep. 24, 2009

Although the east coast has had temperatures in the `70s and `80s, the seasons are changing. Soon, the green of summer will transition to the red, orange and gold of fall. It’s the time of...

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