Slow Food USA Blog

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

Big Slow Food Events. Big.

Aug. 7, 2008

Things have been a bit crazy around here due to a few upcoming Slow Food Events, near and far.

1. Slow Food Nation. San Francisco, Labor Day weekend. If you are not already reading the event...

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Ramen every night, or

Jul. 28, 2008

We’re not sure if this is an actual trend or just journalists looking for a story but here’s a report that college students, low on dough, are turning up at food banks.
This, alongside the the...

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Friday Links

Jul. 25, 2008

A delightful little review of a deep-fried sandwich, notable both for the sandwich, yes (and YUM), but also for the intro paragraph which gets at the great food divide in this country–the growing...

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Riding Coattails

Jul. 8, 2008

The main civic garden on our minds these days is the Victory Garden being planted on the front lawn of City Hall in San Francisco, for Slow Food Nation. However, there’s a group out there that...

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Why Work for the Pharm(aceutical Industry) When You Can Work for the Actual Farm?

Mar. 19, 2008

by Slow Food in Schools Coordinator, Cecily Upton
Here at Slow Food USA, we’ve been noticing an interesting and exciting trend: young folks eschewing the corporate/industrial complex and going...

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