Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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Slideluck Potshow

Jul. 31, 2008

What the heck is a Slideluck Potshow?
If you’re in the NYC area, you can find out this Saturday. For those of you who don’t live nearby, you’ll have to wait until it comes to you–and it just...

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How Does Your Coffee Get to Your Cup?

Jul. 29, 2008

A snap shot view of what happens to coffee after it leaves its origin and is ready for distribution.
by Slow Food USA staffer Julia De Martini Day
Last week I traveled to Newark, New Jersey to...

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Ramen every night, or

Jul. 28, 2008

We’re not sure if this is an actual trend or just journalists looking for a story but here’s a report that college students, low on dough, are turning up at food banks.
This, alongside the the...

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