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Slow Food USA Blog

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

My Food Culture’s Better than Your Food Culture

Feb. 27, 2008

As the American Foreign Press reported on Monday, Carlo Petrini has rejected the French call for their gastronomy to be preserved on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, saying "it was wrong to try to...

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Kitchen Gardens

Feb. 25, 2008


What better symbol of our commitment to Slow principles and ecological living than growing a garden? Home food production is almost a forgotten art, but Kitchen Gardeners International (KGI) and...

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Your Bucket List

Feb. 22, 2008


This list in The Chicago Tribune of “Food Movies that Deserve an Oscar,” from 2007, got us thinking. With the exception of “Ratatouille,” by the way, they’re not really food movies, per se. ...

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Slow Design

Feb. 21, 2008


Based on all the emails we got, Slow Food friends from around the country were captivated by the NY Times article about “slow design” a few weeks ago. It was such a hit that the San Francisco...

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Notes from our department of incredulity

Feb. 20, 2008


Note #1.
"Only in America," points out Slow Food USA staffer Cecily, "is the choice between rent and food turned into an advertising gimmick."
And a question: is just one person meant to eat the...

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