Slow Food USA Blog

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

America’s Next (Slow) Food Network Star

Oct. 8, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Patrick Keeler

“Pssst…you wanna be a (Slow) Food Network Star?”

Despite all previous declarations that only megalomaniacs, bad karaoke junkies, select...

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One of Our Heroes: MFK Fisher

Oct. 7, 2008

by Slow Food USA Intern, Cecilia Estreich

To open the recent panel discussion on MFK Fisher at the The New School, food historian Andrew F Smith noted that there are only two reactions to the...

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Reverse Trick-or-Treating with Global Exchange

Oct. 1, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Julia De Martini Day

What will you be eating this Halloween? Is your candy Good, Clean, and Fair?

Slow Food USA has partnered with Global Exchange to spread the word...

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The Latest on Country of Origin Labeling (COOL)

Sep. 26, 2008

You have to wonder how many people would buy a package of ground hamburger meat if it had a nice big label that said: “this meat comes from six different countries! And may contain part of dozens...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Labeling, Meat, Policy

Green Jobs Day of Action

Sep. 25, 2008

September 27th (that’s this Saturday) is the Green Jobs Now National Day of Action

Are you wondering: “What are green jobs?” Green jobs are jobs connected to making our communities more...

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