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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Sardines, coming and going, in waves

Sep. 24, 2007

Any regular frequenter of restaurants knows that the fish we eat are subject to trends. For stretches of time certain fish will be “go-to” foods, and then suddenly they’re gone, replaced by...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Seafood


Give Them Your Lunch Money

Sep. 21, 2007

While some may wax nostalgic over the peculiar texture found only in the salisbury steak of our formative years, two self-proclaimed “angry” moms are doing more than their part to save the school...

read more... Tags: Policy, School Food, Take Action


101 Reasons Not to be Discouraged by The (Food and) Farm Bill

Sep. 19, 2007

After all of these months of reading and learning, and rallying and writing, it’s hard not to be discouraged by the Farm Bill. A disappointingly familiar version passed in the House this summer,...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, News, Current Event, Policy


Snobs or Saviors? Slow Food Must First Save Itself

Sep. 15, 2007

Renee Ciulla, an organic farmer in Montana, has written an interesting and well researched piece on NewFarm.org on the Slow Food Movement, inspired in part by her trip to see founder Carlo Petrini...

read more... Tags: News, Current Event


Al Capone Drank Here: The Rebirth of Templeton Rye

Sep. 14, 2007

By Kurt Michael Friese
It was the Jazz Age, a time of speakeasies, gangsters and bathtub whiskey. Railroad cars crossed the country carrying hobos and the occasional load of table grapes with...

read more... Tags: Wine/Beer/Spirit


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