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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Doing good

Nov. 30, 2007

The holidays have become a time when many people do their yearly community service, and often that service comes in the form of food. At a time when many are stuffing their faces with turkey and...

read more... Tags: Take Action, Uncategorized


What’s in a word?

Nov. 29, 2007

People are a-buzz about Oxford University Press' selection of “locavore" as its word of the year (having beat out several words some of us may never have heard of– "bacn,” anyone?).
It’s...

read more... Tags: News, Current Event


Christmas Lima Beans

Nov. 27, 2007

by Sara Roahen, member of the SFUSA Ark-Presidia Committee

The row of Christmas lima beans on a shelf at my local Whole Foods Market in Philadelphia disappears more rapidly than those of the...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity


Food Banks in Peril Nationwide

Nov. 26, 2007

by Slow Food USA intern Samantha Taylor

It’s the brink of the holiday season and the latest news is that there is a devastating dearth in the supply of Food Banks across the country. America’s...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy


A real bee man takes on “Bee Movie”

Nov. 23, 2007

Roger Repohl keeps bees in The Genesis Community Garden in The Bronx, NY. His bees make a mighty good honey, PLUS, he gives funny and wonderful talks about bees and beekeeping. He can now add...

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


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