Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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For a limited time: Join Slow Food USA at whatever price you can afford

Sep. 1, 2009

by Kate Krauss, director of development

I’m new at Slow Food USA (well, relatively). And what with my new-job enthusiasm in full swing, I’ve been telling everyone I know to join Slow...

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Slow Food USA thanks its volunteer leaders

Aug. 31, 2009

The fuel that keeps Slow Food USA running cannot be found in our Brooklyn office - it is found in all 50 states, embodied by the volunteer grassroots leaders across the country.  As a staff...

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