Slow Food USA Blog

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

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...

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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,...

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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 on the Slow Food Movement, inspired in part by her trip to see founder Carlo Petrini...

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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...

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Slow Food in Northern Louisiana

Sep. 14, 2007

Slow Food NOLA has a new little sister
Wait a minute.
Don’t go so fast.

Join the Slow Food movement.
Slow Food of North Louisiana will hold its first chapter meeting — or convivium — from...

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