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Slow Food USA Blog

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

(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...

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


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...

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


Mesquite Gathering

Dec. 3, 2007

by Gay Chanler
I celebrated the New Year twice in 2007. The first occasion was on January 1st, in the tradition of the western world. In the second instance it was July first, when I was a guest...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming


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...

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