Slow Food USA Blog

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

Perennial Plate’s American Food Trip

Jul. 17, 2012

We’ve teamed up with Daniel Klein and the folks over at Perennial Plate to deliver monthly video stories, our first dispatch features highlights from An American Food (Road)Trip.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking, Dairy, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Meat, Policy

It’s the International Year of Cooperatives!

Feb. 8, 2012

2012 is the UN International Year of Cooperatives. To get the word out, the National Cooperative Grocers Association has teamed up with celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie to tell the story of co-op’s across the country in this 13-part video series.

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Got Justice? Madison Anti-trust Workshop

Jun. 25, 2010

The third of the Department of Justice/USDA Anti-trust workshops is underway in Madison, WI, as we write this. Last night, as in Ankenny Iowa a few months ago, there was a town hall held the...

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This week’s Food News

May. 28, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

The Food Movement, Rising – New York Review of Books
Michael Pollan’s epic essay charting the emergence and character of the food movement.

Oil reaches Louisiana...

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Digging into Cheese

Sep. 29, 2009

by Slow Food USA director of development Kate Krauss

I have the greatest job. While some of my friends attend conventions in windowless hotel ballrooms, I get to go to the international Slow...

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