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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Slow Down and Smell the Stuffing

Nov. 16, 2007

by Slow Food USA intern Samantha Taylor
With plans for this gastronome’s favorite holiday beckoning just around the corner like an intimidating heap of rich, succulent and often stress-inducing...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Take Action, Uncategorized


Farm Bill Final Push

Nov. 14, 2007


"The politics of food have changed, and probably for good," said Michael Pollan in his NY Times Op-Ed last week. He ended his frustrated death-knell-for-a-Farm-Bill-we-can-be-proud-of piece on...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Policy, Take Action


Wise words

Nov. 14, 2007

Satish Kumar, advocate for land reform, anti-nuclear activist and editor of Resurgence magazine, spoke to the delegates of the Slow Food International Congress via video feed. He shared the...

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Rebuilding Tabasco’s Food Community

Nov. 12, 2007

As the Slow Food delegates arrived in Puebla, news of the terrible flooding in the Tabasco region spread. With nearly a million people affected, Tabasco is in trouble. It was just two short...

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


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,...

read more... Tags: Event, Youth Food Movement


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