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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Farm v Fished: Understanding today’s salmon problem

Oct. 7, 2011

Why is it so hard to figure out how to buy seafood sustainably? How did we get here? Roots of Change takes a deep dive into the problem with California salmon and points to some solutions.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Book, Farms and Farming, Seafood


What does “here” taste like?

Jun. 17, 2011

Slow Food NYC members recently took an urban foraging tour with locavore botanist Leda Meredith. Here’s what leader Jena Eiden saw, smelled, tasted, and thought.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Book, Event


Moving From Conscious Consumer to Engaged Citizen

May. 4, 2011

While many of us have become more conscious about the impacts of our personal food choices, we can’t fix the broken food system simply by changing what’s on our plate.

read more... Tags: Book, Food Justice, Policy, Take Action


Update: Michael Pollan picks 3 new food rules

Apr. 21, 2011

Last month we asked you for contributions towards Michael Pollan’s next edition of Food Rules. From the thousands of replies we received, Pollan picked 3.

read more... Tags: Book, Uncategorized


Chasing Chiles: place-based foods & climate change

Apr. 8, 2011

A new book called “ 'Chasing Chiles' captures the essence of why people continue, against all odds, to grow the food that they love.”

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Book


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