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

60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Dec. 10, 2008

Today, December 10th, is the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, passed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948--a declaration that, in its own words, establishes...

read more... Tags: Event, Food Justice, Uncategorized


What’s “Shmeat?”

Dec. 9, 2008

Perhaps you noticed the Onion-esque headline a few months back that PETA had made a public statement lending its support (both philosophical and monetary) to the development of test-tube meat...

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


Take Action: Obama is waiting to hear from you

Dec. 8, 2008

Speak up about the future Secretary of Agriculture ASAP!

'Tis the season for Presidential cabinet appointments, and while you probably won’t find a surprise appointment in your own stocking, you...

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


The Kentucky Hamburger Alliance

Dec. 8, 2008

Today our featured Terra Madre guest is Robert R. Perry, of the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture (as well as the Chefs Collaborative Board), and his innovative and practical...

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


Thanksgiving Takes the Bronze

Dec. 5, 2008

by Jerusha Klemperer

For a few years now, as part of my job, I have been preaching to others about eater-based conservation and the joys of keeping biodiversity alive by eating heirloom...

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


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