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Slow Food USA Blog

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

The Nopal Cactus: Prickly, but secretly succulent and sweet!

Sep. 27, 2012

The Nopal Cactus, native to the Mojave Desert, has been used for generations as a food source with multiple uses and benefits that may surprise you.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking


Q&A with Margaret and Salem Neff

Sep. 3, 2012

The second installment in our “Food and Farming Spotlight” features Slow Food Piedmont Triad’s leader, Margaret Norfleet-Neff, and her daughter and the chapter’s youth leader, Salem Neff.

read more... Tags: Cooking


Bento Box Lunches For Kids

Aug. 27, 2012

The Japanese bento box is a cultural food tradition that is perfect for packing a lunch, but also packs flair and color that kids love!

read more... Tags: Cooking, School Food, Youth Food Movement


Archive of Taste: The Appalachian Food Storybank

Aug. 8, 2012

Preserving local food culture is more than just soil & seed. Slow Food Asheville’s Appalachian Food Storybank proves that it’s mainly about people.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking, Farms and Farming, Slow Food Chapters in Action


Summer Cooking: Smokers, Boils, and Tradition

Jul. 21, 2012

From $500 grills to 100 year old fish boils, the tradition of outdoor cooking survives as a summer staple in the U.S.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking, Film/TV/Radio


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