Slow Food USA Blog

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

Grassfed Standards Update

Oct. 18, 2007

Earlier this week, the USDA announced a Grassfed Marketing Claim Standard, one which they hoped would make things less confusing for consumers and hold producers to a more truthful, higher...

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The Year of the Corn

Oct. 15, 2007

Grist magazine, if you haven’t checked it out already, is a constant source of excellent writing, especially when it comes to food and agriculture. In the past week, they’ve produced a great...


Harvest Time in Harlem

Oct. 12, 2007

Getting farm fresh fruits and vegetables to families in urban food deserts is no easy feat. It requires creative thinking, and usually a whole lot of gumption and perseverance from a few...


Roasted quail with a side of autumn

Oct. 11, 2007

by Slow Food USA intern Samantha Taylor
As the weather (at last!) turns cool and the isle Manhattan forms a thick layer of sepia crunch beneath the feet of foodies eager to shift their palates to...

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King Corn

Oct. 9, 2007

There’s a new, worthy addition to the social action documentary genre, Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis' “King Corn.” This is no fist-waving, rage-filled exposé; it quietly investigates what Michael...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio