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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Countdown to doomsday

Jan. 4, 2008


Here in NYC from 1989 to 2000, we had a large billboard right near Times Square that was a “debt clock.” Up top was a running tally of our national debt, and down below was a second digital...

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In Defense of Food

Jan. 2, 2008


Your first reading assignment for 2008, should you be looking for one: Michael Pollan’s newest: In Defense of Food: an Eater’s Manifesto. Pollan, a Slow Food USA Advisory Board member, felt...

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Food on Film

Dec. 28, 2007

Calling all filmmakers!
The Media that Matters film festival– a program of short films that seek to engage viewers and “inspire them to action” — is seeking submissions. This annual festival...

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Calling all fish

Dec. 27, 2007

Many of you probably carry your Seafood Watch cards in your wallet, for those moments at the fish market or in a restaurant when you’re unsure what’s sustainable.
For those of you without a card...

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