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Slow Food USA Blog

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

New Amsterdam Market Returns

Jun. 26, 2008

Last December we interviewed Robert LaValva about his efforts to keep NYC’s former Fulton Fish Market a public market for New Yorkers. Decembers' market went off without a hitch; despite snow and...

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Sourcing Sustainable Seafood

Jun. 24, 2008

As we’ve discussed on this blog many times before, seafood stocks around the world are in trouble for a host of reasons, including overfishing, pollution, etc. Oftentimes chefs, consumers, and...

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Going Once, Going Twice…

Jun. 24, 2008

Slow Food USA’s Online Auction!
There are only 3 days left to bid on this year’s exciting list of donated items. On Thursday, June 26th at 3pm EST Slow Food USA’s Online Auction will come to a...

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Poor taking hits from all sides

Jun. 23, 2008

Two interesting articles that highlight the ways in which the poor are being hit by escalating food prices–their pocketbooks, and their reputations.
1. This one from the NY Times, which discusses...

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Relief for Iowa

Jun. 23, 2008

As recently as nine months or so ago, we used to talk about “the true cost of food,” hoping that Americans could begin to understand that the ultra-cheap food as fuel they were eating was priced...

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