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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Delicious Revolution: a Conservative Cause?

Jul. 10, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer and blog editor, Jerusha Klemperer
Check out this thoughtful article from The American Conservative magazine. Its embrace of Slow Food may be surprising to some, but...

read more... Tags: Book, Farms and Farming


A Not-So-Secret Garden

Jul. 9, 2008

To add to yesterday’s post about planting an edible garden on the White House lawn:
Roger Doiron, over at Kitchen Gardeners International (whom we wrote about earlier this year) also has a...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Take Action


Riding Coattails

Jul. 8, 2008

The main civic garden on our minds these days is the Victory Garden being planted on the front lawn of City Hall in San Francisco, for Slow Food Nation. However, there’s a group out there that...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, News, Current Event, Youth Food Movement


Sustainability Standards

Jul. 7, 2008

Alas, we just found this call for applications to serve on the Standards Committee that will finalize a national standard for sustainable agriculture under the auspices of the American National...

read more... Tags: Labeling


Plant Salvage

Jul. 7, 2008

by Slow Food USA Intern, Sara Hoffman
According to the American Farmland Trust, “America is losing 1.2 million acres of farmland annually, much of it the best and most productive farmland near...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming


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