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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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


Rebuilding New Orleans

Sep. 26, 2007

In the 2 years since Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans, Slow Food leader/enthusiast/activist Poppy Tooker has been fighting hard to revive New Orleans food communities. One such community is...

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


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


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