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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Eat it to Save it, with Poppy Tooker!

Oct. 30, 2007

We are lucky enough to have Poppy Tooker as one of our leaders and one of the vibrant and dynamic faces of Slow Food USA. Poppy, a New Orleanian, is the Chair of Ark of Taste Committee, and in...

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Ark of Taste Highlight

Oct. 29, 2007

by Jennifer M. Hall
SFUSA Ark Committee

When the RAFT (Renewing America’s Food Traditions) project offered seeds last winter, I was faced with decisions. What to grow? Trim the list from 40...

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Slow Food USA Hits the Road

Oct. 26, 2007

This past weekend, Slow Food USA Executive Director Erika Lesser traveled to Bozeman Montana to give a keynote address at the Northern Rockies Satellite Bioneers conference.
The cornerstone of the...

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Indiana Big-Ag Advocate Says King Corn is “Slander”

Oct. 22, 2007

The documentary film King Corn is now playing at a theatre near you, mostly to raucous approval, but one fellah in Indiana isn’t as enthusiastic:
In 2003, the two men moved to Iowa and grew an...

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


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...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Labeling, Meat, Policy


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