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

Gardens and Ranchers et al

Jul. 17, 2008

Some Thursday links for your all:

Slow Food Nation’s Victory Garden is complete and it’s beautiful. And Alice Waters talks up the street food section of the event.
But can edible gardens save our...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio


Burritos and Bottled Water

Jul. 16, 2008

by Slow Food USA intern Sara Hoffman
Two items recently caught my eye and seem connected–big companies making efforts to make their practices sustainable. But are they going far enough?
1. The...

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Buying the Farm

Jul. 15, 2008

An email that farmer David Perkins from Wisconsin shared with us about the flood damage on his property articulates perfectly the importance of the concept of a co-producer.
Here’s what David...

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Fair?

Jul. 14, 2008

The fact that undocumented workers are:
a) indispensible to several industries in this country, especially food and
b) working in horrible conditions
is becoming impossible to ignore, or at least...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, News, Current Event


More supermarket politics?

Jul. 14, 2008

The mainstream media likes to make a lot out of what our presidential frontrunners eat (usually beginning with “As Brillat-Savarin once wrote, "You are what you eat…” True, yes, but...

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