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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Food Films

Nov. 1, 2007

The University Of California at Berkeley’s online library has curated a rather amazing and comprehensive list of movies about food. Not the fluffy fiction stuff ("Babette’s Feast," “Like Water...

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Eat it to Save it, with Poppy Tooker!

Oct. 30, 2007

We are lucky enough to have Poppy Tooker as one of our leaders and one of the vibrant and dynamic faces of Slow Food USA. Poppy, a New Orleanian, is the Chair of Ark of Taste Committee, and in...

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Ark of Taste Highlight

Oct. 29, 2007

by Jennifer M. Hall
SFUSA Ark Committee

When the RAFT (Renewing America’s Food Traditions) project offered seeds last winter, I was faced with decisions. What to grow? Trim the list from 40...

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Slow Food USA Hits the Road

Oct. 26, 2007

This past weekend, Slow Food USA Executive Director Erika Lesser traveled to Bozeman Montana to give a keynote address at the Northern Rockies Satellite Bioneers conference.
The cornerstone of the...

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Indiana Big-Ag Advocate Says King Corn is “Slander”

Oct. 22, 2007

The documentary film King Corn is now playing at a theatre near you, mostly to raucous approval, but one fellah in Indiana isn’t as enthusiastic:
In 2003, the two men moved to Iowa and grew an...

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