Slow Food USA Blog

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

Slow Design

Feb. 21, 2008

Based on all the emails we got, Slow Food friends from around the country were captivated by the NY Times article about “slow design” a few weeks ago. It was such a hit that the San Francisco...

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Notes from our department of incredulity

Feb. 20, 2008

Note #1.
"Only in America," points out Slow Food USA staffer Cecily, "is the choice between rent and food turned into an advertising gimmick."
And a question: is just one person meant to eat the...

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Weighing in on NAIS

Feb. 18, 2008

Slow Food Chicago member Anne Marie Klaske of NA-DA FARM (near DeKalb, IL) wrote to us about her family’s unexpected encounter with the NAIS system.
An interesting reverberation and consequence...

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Your Ice cream Fix is in Jeopardy

Feb. 17, 2008

As I and many others have pointed out, the loss of as much as 70-80% of the US honeybee population to Colony Collapse Disorder is a far greater concern than missing that spot of honey in your...

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Valentine’s Day Roundup

Feb. 14, 2008

The commercial/consumption aspects of Valentine’s Day are not so slow, and yet, and yet…the “holiday” manages to hold its allure. Expressing love, eating chocolate, sharing a meal with loved...

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