Slow Food USA Blog

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

Year of the Potato

Feb. 5, 2008

Overheard walking down the NYC street yesterday: “I don’t eat potatoes; it’s a texture thing.” A curious statement given the tremendous variety of potato preparation, not to mention potatoes...

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Slow fade

Feb. 4, 2008

We found this fascinating photo essay via our friends at Slow Food Seacoast (photo at left not from the series). A photographer at The Chicago Tribune did a long term project photographing a...

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Carlo Petrini Saves the World!

Feb. 1, 2008

A few weeks ago the UK’s Guardian published a list of the 50 people who could save the planet. It’s an eclectic and diverse spread including everyone from activist/matinee idol Leonardo DiCaprio...

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Restore Community Food Projects

Feb. 1, 2008

From our friends at Community Food Security Coalition
re: Community Food Projects, which are designed to increase food security in communities, improving the self-reliance of community members...

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Pesticides and you

Jan. 31, 2008

The NRDC, along with several other organizations has apparently brought a lawsuit against the EPA, challenging the EPA rule that allows pesticides to be tested on people (pregnant women and...

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