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Slow Food USA Blog

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

The Case for Taste

Dec. 13, 2007


Tom Philpott over at Grist gives us one more reason to eat and savor a Louisiana Heritage strawberry, say, rather than an industrially grown big red thang.
Not only are the industrially grown...

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but what if I eat it slowwwly?

Dec. 13, 2007

This bit of news is too ridiculous to pass up:
Around 40 McDonald’s restaurants in the UK are imposing substantial fines for motorists who linger too long in the parking lots eating their meals. ...

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Slow Reading

Dec. 8, 2007

A kindred spirit in Southwestern Ontario named John Miedema has a blog called Slow Reading. There he mentions his affection for Slow Food and local eating, based around a wonderful book called...

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(Food and) Farm Bill Update

Dec. 7, 2007

After a giant log-jam, as of yesterday, things are finally moving in the Senate again. This means that the (Food and) Farm Bill has a shot at getting passed before the Senate takes its holiday...

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good, clean, and yes, FAIR

Dec. 7, 2007

You might know Eric Schlosser best for Fast Food Nation, and the subsequent movie version, and the subsequent for-teens book called Chew On This. It turns out that his muckraking about the food...

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