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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Why Work for the Pharm(aceutical Industry) When You Can Work for the Actual Farm?

Mar. 19, 2008

by Slow Food in Schools Coordinator, Cecily Upton
Here at Slow Food USA, we’ve been noticing an interesting and exciting trend: young folks eschewing the corporate/industrial complex and going...

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New corn on the blog

Mar. 18, 2008

by Membership Assistant, Julia De Martini Day
"Sin maíz, no hay país!" “Without corn, there is no country!” were the words chanted by the Independent Women’s Movement on International Women’s...

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Fall Run Chinook Salmon in Trouble

Mar. 17, 2008

Scientists are scratching their heads over the mysterious dropoff of fall run Chinook salmon in the Sacramento River. Things are so bad that a federal advisory panel is looking at putting a...

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Note from our department of incredulity

Mar. 17, 2008

Products boasting “authentic food court flavor.”

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'Tis the season

Mar. 14, 2008


'Tis the season for CSAs!
"What’s a CSA?" you ask.
"CSA" stands for Community Supported Agriculture, and refers to a mutually beneficial relationship between a farm and its customers in which...

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