Slow Food USA Blog

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

Meet the Pres

Dec. 4, 2008

Recently, our President, Josh Viertel, sat down with Gourmet’s Tracie McMillan and offered his thoughts on farming on the White House lawn, working in food justice, the growing youth food movement...

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How do you feel about genetically engineered corn?

Dec. 2, 2008

The fact that the EU won’t allow in most genetically engineered crops is a fairly good indication that there may be good reason to be skeptical about the healthfulness of genetically modified...

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Local Project Funding Opportunities!

Dec. 1, 2008

by Gina Fiorello-Brady

Do you have a Slow Food In Schools Project? Do you want to start a Slow Food In Schools Project? We’ve come across a few funding opportunities for our chapters and...

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Help a Biodiversity Pioneer

Nov. 26, 2008

Dear Friends of Maveric [Heritage Ranch]:

It is with the deepest and most profound grief that I write this message. At 5:30am November 19th, 2008, we awoke to our beautiful 100 year old gambrel...

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Food Banks Need You this Thanksgiving

Nov. 26, 2008

No matter what city you live in, and no matter what newspaper you read, you have probably seen a headline that says something like “Local Food Bank Donations Down,” or "Shelves Empty at the Food...

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