Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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On Urban Farms, a Sense of Place

Sep. 21, 2009

by Slow Food USA President Josh Viertel
This post originally appeared on the Atlantic Food Channel

A few weekends ago I went to a picnic in Red Hook, Brooklyn at my friends Ian and Curt’s farm....

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DISEASE DRIVEN EARNINGS: Is It Time for a New Prescription For Generation Rx?

Sep. 15, 2009

by Robyn O'Brien

Today’s headlines are enough to make any mother wary. As we battle our toddlers in the grocery store, we hardly have the energy left to decipher the headlines: Organics aren’t...

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No Impact Man and the Pursuit of Happiness

Sep. 14, 2009

In dieting, I learned early on, exercises in extremes do not yield good results. Starve yourself of chocolate, and you can be sure the first thing you’ll do when no one is looking is dive...

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