Slow Food USA Blog

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

Apples of Our Eyes, Nose and Mouths

Oct. 16, 2008

by Gary Paul Nabhan

When the leaves of New England begin to glow with crimsons, purples and golds, many of us remember that it’s time for crimson, purple and gold apples to be picked,...

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Survival of the Tastiest

Oct. 15, 2008

Hot on the heals of our last post about the Eat It to Save It philosophy comes this article, Survival of the Tastiest in (on?) FLYP Media, a new online, interactive magazine. Check out a video of...

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Dear Mr. President

Oct. 14, 2008

If Michael Pollan were to write the future President a letter, would it get read? Let’s say he published it in the New York Times, in the glossy Sunday magazine? It seems obvious that the...

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Marion Nestle Coming for Lunch, Explosions

Oct. 14, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Kate Evanishyn

As you can imagine, we like to eat well here in the Brooklyn offices of Slow Food USA. Generally, we gather around our communal table around 1:00, reading...

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Poppy Tooker on the Eat It to Save It Philosophy

Oct. 10, 2008

If you don’t know her, Slow Food New Orleans founder and leader, Poppy Tooker, is a chef, food activist and champion of the Eat It to Save It philosophy. In this MSN Practical Guide to Healthy...

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