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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Where are you, honey?

Oct. 1, 2007


Bees pollinate at least one third of our diet. It is hardly surprising, then, that renting out colonies for pollination is many times more profitable than honey production—nearly $15 billion...

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


Think Slow Food is Just a Coastal Thing?

Sep. 28, 2007

Tell that to Arkansas:
The Slow Food perspective is that a lifestyle shift is needed — one that involves stopping to smell the basil. Instead of grabbing a burger at a drive-through, and eating...

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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...

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


Rebuilding New Orleans

Sep. 26, 2007

In the 2 years since Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans, Slow Food leader/enthusiast/activist Poppy Tooker has been fighting hard to revive New Orleans food communities. One such community is...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, News, Current Event


Sardines, coming and going, in waves

Sep. 24, 2007

Any regular frequenter of restaurants knows that the fish we eat are subject to trends. For stretches of time certain fish will be “go-to” foods, and then suddenly they’re gone, replaced by...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Seafood


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