Slow Food USA Blog

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

Food Sovereignty 101

Jan. 7, 2008

Grassroots International, a Boston-based organization that “supports the initiatives of peasants and family farmers, women and indigenous groups to protect human rights to land, water and food,”...

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Slow Food Challenge

Jan. 4, 2008

Always a source of the inside scoop on what’s great in the restaurant world from local folk, Chowhound also has an active discussion board on all-around food topics. Just two days ago one poster...

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Countdown to doomsday

Jan. 4, 2008

Here in NYC from 1989 to 2000, we had a large billboard right near Times Square that was a “debt clock.” Up top was a running tally of our national debt, and down below was a second digital...

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In Defense of Food

Jan. 2, 2008

Your first reading assignment for 2008, should you be looking for one: Michael Pollan’s newest: In Defense of Food: an Eater’s Manifesto. Pollan, a Slow Food USA Advisory Board member, felt...

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Food on Film

Dec. 28, 2007

Calling all filmmakers!
The Media that Matters film festival– a program of short films that seek to engage viewers and “inspire them to action” — is seeking submissions. This annual festival...

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