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

Kids Promote a Delicious Heritage (Turkey) with Slow Food Russian River

Nov. 4, 2008

by Slow Food USA intern, Cecilia Estriech

As Thanksgiving approaches, many of us are steeling ourselves for yet another holiday feast featuring a mealy industrially produced bird. Turkey, in most...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Youth Food Movement


Toque Reform: Spawning Biodiversity

Nov. 1, 2008

by Jennifer M. Hall

There was no shortage of story displayed around the room, but as you would hope, the best story was on the plate...plate after plate of Salmon Nation. Al Kowitz, who...

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


This Sunday: Enjoy an Amazing Brunch at NYC’s Back Forty for Uprising Seeds

Oct. 30, 2008

This Sunday at Back Forty restaurant, Jeff Lydon, Chef Peter Hoffman (Savoy and Back Forty), Hilary Baum (founder, Baum Forum), Francine Stephens (owner, Franny’s Pizza) and Slow Food USA...

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


Rediscovering Up North Traditional Foods

Oct. 27, 2008

By Paula McIntyre, co-founder of Up North Foodies

When Gary Nabhan visited northern Michigan earlier this month to lead a group of locals in identifying traditional foods at risk, I was stumped....

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What’s So Awesome about KayCee Wimbish?

Oct. 24, 2008

Turns out, a lot.

Last March, KayCee Wimbish, winner of the $500 Culinate Youth Food Awareness scholarship to Terra Madre, uprooted her life in Brooklyn, NY and moved upstate to Tivoli to start...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Meat, Youth Food Movement


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