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

Slow Meat 101

May. 12, 2015

The Slow Food USA Guide to Meat

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New York in April

Apr. 26, 2015

Writer Marie Viljoen explores New York as it blooms from winter to spring in this excerpt from her book, "66 Square Feet: A Delicious Life, One Woman, One Terrace, 92 Recipes."

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The April Terrace

Apr. 26, 2015

Suddenly in April, a robin starts to sing. The song is improbably bucolic, lovely in the enormous city. Listening to it, I feel as if I have been holding my breath and am now able to exhale for the first time in months. In the following days, near 5 A.M., the robin is joined by others. They are the Brooklyn dawn chorus, returned from winter quarters.

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Meat, Climate Change, and Industry Tripe

Apr. 9, 2015

Washington Post food-politics columnist Ezra Klein has taken a stand: people should eat less meat, because of its vast greenhouse gas footprint. To make his case, Ezra cited the FAO’s landmark “Livestock’s Long Shadow” report, which found that global meat production is responsible for 18 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions.

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Have A Slow Food Passover

Apr. 1, 2015

Our nation is enslaved to an industrial food system that is making us sick and fat. It abuses workers (with many cases of modern day slavery), is inhumane to animals, pollutes our drinking water with manure and pesticides, and contributes to climate change. Eating is a religious act. These foods do not reflect Jewish values of humane treatment of animals, workers rights, protecting the environment and human health.

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