Slow Food USA Blog

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

Friday Links

Jul. 25, 2008

A delightful little review of a deep-fried sandwich, notable both for the sandwich, yes (and YUM), but also for the intro paragraph which gets at the great food divide in this country–the growing...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Labeling, News, Current Event, Policy, Youth Food Movement

It’s Our Moment, Don’tcha Know

Jul. 24, 2008

If you haven’t already seen it, check out Kim Severson’s article about Slow Food and Slow Food Nation in yesterday’s Dining Section of the NY Times. It’s well worth reading all of comments on...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, News, Current Event

Who Moved My (Fill in the Blank)?

Jul. 22, 2008

One day one of our staff members brought in a bottle of name brand apple juice she’d been given at a conference that morning. The label read: “these apples are from….” and then listed SIX...

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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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