Slow Food USA Blog

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

Culinate Youth Food Awareness Campaign

Aug. 8, 2008

Wanna mold young minds? Simply by signing up for a newsletter, you could help send a youth delegate all the way to Italy to discuss sustainable foodways with 6,000 other people from around the...

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Global Food Politics

Aug. 7, 2008

2 interesting articles on the global food system caught our eye–would love to hear your thoughts on each.
The shipment of 450 pounds of California Strawberries to China, for the Olympians–what...

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Big Slow Food Events. Big.

Aug. 7, 2008

Things have been a bit crazy around here due to a few upcoming Slow Food Events, near and far.

1. Slow Food Nation. San Francisco, Labor Day weekend. If you are not already reading the event...

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Friday Links

Aug. 1, 2008

In what is now becoming a tradition, some links for your weekend perusal:

Eating IS a political act. Check out this post on The Atlantic blog about that John Schwenkler piece on culinary...

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What a Load of Crap

Jul. 31, 2008

by Slow Food USA intern Sara Hoffman
The State of Vermont is going to court against a compost pile.
The Vermont Compost Company (VCC), started to meet the needs of farmers and amateur gardeners...

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