Slow Food USA Blog

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

Sustainability Standards

Jul. 7, 2008

Alas, we just found this call for applications to serve on the Standards Committee that will finalize a national standard for sustainable agriculture under the auspices of the American National...

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Plant Salvage

Jul. 7, 2008

by Slow Food USA Intern, Sara Hoffman
According to the American Farmland Trust, “America is losing 1.2 million acres of farmland annually, much of it the best and most productive farmland near...

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Slow Food Nation Blog

Jul. 4, 2008

Happy July 4th to all of you and apologies for a slow week of postings here at the blog–the Slow Food USA offices have been closed this week.If you haven’t already, please check out the new Slow...

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Calling all Slow Food USA Members (and Expired Members)!

Jun. 27, 2008

For the first time since Slow Food USA was founded in 2000, we are restructuring our membership rates. But we can’t do it alone, so we are asking our trusted members to give us feedback on their...

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New Amsterdam Market Returns

Jun. 26, 2008

Last December we interviewed Robert LaValva about his efforts to keep NYC’s former Fulton Fish Market a public market for New Yorkers. Decembers' market went off without a hitch; despite snow and...

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