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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Young Farmers Conference at Stone Barns

Nov. 13, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Cecily Upton

If we’re ever going to meet the rising demand for good, clean and fair food, we’re going to need new farmers. Lots of ‘em. And these new farmers are...

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Project Sprout: from a Humble Idea, a Garden Grows

Nov. 12, 2008

by Sam Levin

Sam Levin is one of three co-founders, along with Sarah Steadman and Natalie Akers, of Project Sprout, an organic, student-run garden on the grounds of Monument High School in Great...

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Terra Madre: Coming Together and Standing Up

Nov. 10, 2008

by Ariane Lotti

At the closing ceremony of Terra Madre, a spontaneous protest broke out. As a pre-recorded message by the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Franco Frattini, played on-screen,...

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News from Terra Madre: Slow Food USA gets political

Nov. 6, 2008

There’s still a buzz on the streets today—it’s the buzz of huge voter turnout, of citizen investment, of millions of Americans throwing their hats in the ring.

What better time...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, Take Action


Yes We Can: Change Our Broken Food System

Nov. 5, 2008

by Slow Food USA

On this day after the election, the staff of Slow Food USA took a moment to talk about how we can build on the momentum of Barack Obama’s historic Presidential win. While...

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