Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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Food Studies

Mar. 4, 2008

When people call us here at Slow Food USA asking about undergraduate and graduate degrees in Food Studies/Gastronomy, we’ve in the past only had a few directions in which to steer them.

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Snapshots from Puebla

Nov. 10, 2007

In the garden, overlooking the ruins of a home for aged Franciscan friars, under white umbrellas and the blazing Poblano sun, we ate tortillas, drank mezcal, and met our neighbors, from the UK,...

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Slow Food University Students Hit the Road

Sep. 26, 2007

A bike trip along the river Po sounds like a picturesque way to spend a few weeks on holiday. But what if this were school? What if your gastronomy professor were on the bike next to you, and the...

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