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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Inclusion, Peace and Justice Through Food

Jan. 9, 2015

Ferguson’s organic farm school is on a mission to bring the community together through agriculture and health.

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Unexpected Fans: how football tailgaters gave one family farmer the hope to keep going

Jan. 7, 2015

After showing off our culinary skills over the holidays, this week our Nose-to-Tailgate recipe takes it back to basics with a simple, farmer approved technique for delicious porkchops. But first, the transformative power of a Nose-to-Tailgate...

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Lessons Learned as a First-time Farmer

Jan. 5, 2015

As Monica looks to the next growing season on her farm, she reflects on what the year past has taught here … with some lessons for all of us on our own journeys this year.

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The Chain Never Slows

Oct. 23, 2014

In meatpacking plants, the speed of processing is set by a chain conveyor system, and the industry is governed by a simple philosophy: faster is better. In this op-ed piece journalist Genoways uncovers some of the hidden costs of this system and urges us all to advocate for change.

read more... Tags: Book, Contaminated Food, Farms and Farming, Meat


National Farmers’ Day

Aug. 4, 2014

We demand that the president of the United States, with the full support of the United States Congress, declare a National Farmers’ Day to celebrate the people responsible for our agriculture — past, present, and future. An exclusive excerpt from “The Carnivore’s Manifesto.”

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