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

Even though EVERY day is earth day

Apr. 10, 2008

Earth Day (April 22) is coming up, a welcome reminder each year that the Earth is our home and provides generation after generation with life itself. Did you know that our current food system is...

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The Revolution Will Not Be Pasteurized

Apr. 8, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Makalé Faber Cullen
This month’s Harper’s magazine features an excellent article by Nathanael Johnson who takes on the North American black market in raw milk and it’s...

read more... Tags: Dairy, Food Justice


Rising Food Prices: The Perfect Storm

Apr. 8, 2008

We here at Slow Food USA have been saying for quite some time now that food in this country is too cheap, and have been urging people to think about the true cost of food. No one could have...

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A Potato with a Past: the Makah Ozette

Apr. 7, 2008

by Slow Food USA Regional Governor Gerry Warren
In the 1980’s an unknown fingerling potato was recognized to be a staple in the diet of Pacific Coast Native Americans of the Makah Nation. The...

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


Standing fast against fast food labor practices

Apr. 4, 2008

By Slow Food USA staff member Winnie Yang
In the Spring 2008 issue of the Snail (coming soon to a mailbox near you, if you’re a member), Candelario Velazquez describes the struggle of farmworkers...

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