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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Boarding the Ark

Oct. 3, 2007

On Sept 15 and 16, the US Ark-Presidia Committee (APC) members from around the country came together in Madison, WI to review, taste and board new foods to the Ark of Taste.
The Ark of Taste is a...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity


ABCNews' take on the “Biennial Cheese Orgy”

Oct. 2, 2007

Here’s what ABC News travel correspondent Phoebe Natanson had to say about Cheese, Slow Food’s festival of fermentation held every odd-numbered year in Bra, Italy:
A cheese fiend since childhood,...

read more... Tags: Dairy, Event


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...

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


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


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