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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Going Once, Going Twice…

Jun. 24, 2008

Slow Food USA’s Online Auction!
There are only 3 days left to bid on this year’s exciting list of donated items. On Thursday, June 26th at 3pm EST Slow Food USA’s Online Auction will come to a...

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Poor taking hits from all sides

Jun. 23, 2008

Two interesting articles that highlight the ways in which the poor are being hit by escalating food prices–their pocketbooks, and their reputations.
1. This one from the NY Times, which discusses...

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Relief for Iowa

Jun. 23, 2008

As recently as nine months or so ago, we used to talk about “the true cost of food,” hoping that Americans could begin to understand that the ultra-cheap food as fuel they were eating was priced...

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Going bananas

Jun. 19, 2008

by Slow Food USA intern Sara Hoffman

Yesterday in the New York Times, Dan Koeppel, the author of Banana: The Fate of the Fruit that Changed the World (which will be reviewed in the upcoming...

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As Water Recedes, Assessments Roll In

Jun. 17, 2008

Iowa experienced the flood of the century 15 years ago. That, of course, was a different century.
Over the last week Iowans have seen floods unlike any in living memory. 1400 city blocks in Cedar...

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