Slow Food USA Blog

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

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...

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Local Slow Food Blogs

Oct. 8, 2007

As my attention is drawn to them, I’ll make sure to post links to local convivium Slow Food blogs here. The latest I’ve come across is for Southeast Michigan (that’s the Detroit/Ann Arbor area,...

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Deconstructing Dinner

Oct. 4, 2007

“Deconstructing Dinner” is a Canadian radio show that metaphorically roots through your trash and examines your meal scraps.
As they explain:
"[Our present] lifestyle of convenience leaves very...

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Market Musings

Oct. 3, 2007

Close your eyes a moment. Imagine the open road on a long drive before sunset, sleepy eyed, towing a back breaking, albeit glorious load of just-picked produce, only to find that a neighboring...

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Cooking Light Cites “5 Healthy Food Trends,” and Slow Food is One

Oct. 3, 2007

The healthy food magazine Cooking Light has published an article naming healthy food trends that “are here to stay,” and our humble little organization is one of’em:
Slow food
Launched in Italy...

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