Slow Food USA Blog

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

Rising Tides, Sinking Catch

Sep. 16, 2008

by Leigh Belanger, Chefs Collaborative

For everyone trying to purchase, prepare, and eat good clean and fair food, navigating the ocean waters can be a tricky proposition. Wild fish populations...

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Local Food News from North Carolina

Sep. 16, 2008

Two recent articles out of North Carolina caught our eye.

The first, from the Citizen-Times in Asheville, is about the new crop of farmers in the state: Latinos. As the article puts it, “Latinos...

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A Meeting about Meat

Sep. 10, 2008

Consumers (ahem, co-producers) are getting wiser about meat.

They are asking questions about where it comes from, how it was raised, and how it was killed. They are demanding grass-fed beef and...

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

Labor Day(s)

Sep. 5, 2008

Labor Day is a few days gone now--please forgive the slowness of this post.

In honor of Labor Day, we’d like to call your attention to a panel that was held at Changemakers Day this past Friday. ...

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Slow Food Nation re-cap

Sep. 3, 2008

Thanks to all 60,000 of you who came to Slow Food Nation and listened, ate, discussed, networked, bought, and cheered. To the rest of you: we missed you! We had beautiful sunshine, terrific...

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