Slow Food USA Blog

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

Last Minute Holiday Gifts

Dec. 23, 2008

It’s a little late in the game for buying holiday gifts, but hey, you’re slowwwwww and slow’s a good thing, right?

If you left your shopping for the last minute, and are feeling a little bit...

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Vilsack Chosen as Ag Secretary

Dec. 19, 2008

Alack and alas, despite a petition that garnered over 50,000 signatures in less than 2 weeks, Obama yesterday named former Iowa Governor and ethanol proponent Tom Vilsack as the new Secretary of...

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Remembering Diane Joy Goodman

Dec. 18, 2008

This text originally appeared in the CUESA newsletter

Slow Food mourns the November passing of Diane Joy Goodman, a passionate and effective hands on sustainability activist and moving force...

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Fair Trade Holiday Caroling

Dec. 17, 2008

This holiday season, you can make merry and have fun while informing neighbors about ethical food!

Global Exchange is inviting individuals, nonprofits, schools, congregations, and youth groups...

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Whopper Virgins

Dec. 10, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer

I am not a Whopper virgin, but I like to think that I have, “Sex and the City” style, re-virginized myself by abstaining for the past 15 years,...

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