Slow Food USA Blog

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


Dec. 24, 2007

Here in the Slow Food USA offices, the weeks leading up to Christmas are marked by anticipation of, and then shortly thereafter consumption of, stollen. Fruitcake has been the butt of many jokes...

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Milk, and seltzer, and knives, oh my!

Dec. 20, 2007

An article in the business section of the NY Times earlier this week, about the revival of home milk delivery, got us thinking about the lost art of door-to-door guys. Interesting to note that...

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Slow Food Portland seeks help for local food producers

Dec. 19, 2007

As our weather becomes more and more extreme, it seems that it’s a story of droughts and floods, droughts and floods. When farmers get hit by these weather events, it can be devastating.

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(Food and) Farm Bill Passes in Senate

Dec. 17, 2007

The Farm Bill passed last week on the Senate floor, with a vote of 79-14. There were some major disappointments, and some modest but important successes. However, no one can argue with the fact...

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Slow Holiday gifts

Dec. 14, 2007

Nothing slow about running around like a (heritage, free-range) chicken with your head cut off looking for last minute gift ideas. Our intern Leo has...

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