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Slow Food USA Blog

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

'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...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Take Action


Midweek Movies

Mar. 13, 2008

Does Thursday count as mid-week? Let’s say it does.
Movie #1: GMO corn ruins a perfectly good party.
Movie #2: Taste Education.

read more... Tags: Film/TV/Radio


Edible Estates

Mar. 11, 2008

A few weeks ago we began to explore the intersections of art and agriculture while reflecting on “Slow Design.” Today we pick up that thread again to discuss Edible Estates: Attack on the Front...

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Convivium Highlight:Laptop Butchershop

Mar. 10, 2008


What do you do when your favorite sustainable pork producer packs up shop, feeling that the farmers' market is not profitable enough to be worth the trip? You could cry into your Smithfield Ham,...

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We are inside a mountain in the Arctic because

Mar. 7, 2008


Back in August, in the New Yorker, John Seabrook wrote about the world’s first global seed bank that was being built inside a mountain in the Arctic, in Norway. Lo these many months later, The...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, News, Current Event


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