Slow Food USA Blog

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

Host a National Labor Day Picnic

Aug. 20, 2008

Participate locally in the largest celebration of food in America!

This Labor Day, join us in building a food system that is just, sustainable and delicious by holding picnics in your town or...

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More Slaughterhouse Diaries

Aug. 18, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Cecily Upton
As the Slow Food in Schools Coordinator, you can usually find me sitting at my desk in Brooklyn, writing emails and talking on the phone. I spend a lot of...

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What’s to Eat?

Aug. 15, 2008

It probably won’t come as a surprise to any of you, but the Slow Food USA staff is rife with CSA-members, market devotees and home chefs. The results are bag lunches that any playground bully...

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What belongs in a farmers market?

Aug. 14, 2008

Stuff from farms, right? Ahhhh, if only it were so simple! Even within the most regulated, strict, and authentic farmers market, there are items that might not be quite what (or from where) they...

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Aug. 13, 2008

by Slow Food USA blog editor, Jerusha Klemperer
Last week, New York magazine–the augurer of trends in these five boroughs–declared the era of the “starmer,” farmers worshipped by their...

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