Slow Food USA Blog

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

NYC Takes on Food Politics

Nov. 24, 2008

When it comes to food policy, Bloombergian New York City has already made a high profile name for itself—as the banner of transfats, as the litigious fighter for restaurants to list calories...

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Building Meat Infrastructure

Nov. 22, 2008

As we’ve mentioned here on the blog before, one of the main obstacles for sustainable small to mid scale meat producers in this country right now is a lack of infrastructure to help them get...

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Slow Money?

Nov. 21, 2008

A year ago, investor Woody Tasch’s book Inquiries Into the Nature of Slow Money might have seemed way out there; slow money? Isn’t that like a slow racecar or a slow rocket? An...

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Thanksgiving on the Ark of Taste

Nov. 20, 2008

by Cecilia Estreich

During the holidays, tradition tends to shine even in the most fast-food saturated kitchens. Despite Coca-Cola’s insistence that the stretch from Thanksgiving to New...

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Farming: Theory and Practice

Nov. 14, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer

Following 7 months of visiting farms, talking to farmers, reading about production, and staying chained to my desk in Brooklyn, I finally did some...

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