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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Celebrate Love Your Farmer Day

Feb. 10, 2011

This year February 14th is no longer “Valentines’ Day,” but Love your Farmer Day!

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Labeling, Meat, Policy, Take Action


Speak up about corporate control of the food supply

Dec. 3, 2010

On December 8th, in Washington DC, the Dept of Justice and the USDA will be holding a workshop (kind of like a town hall) to hear from farmers and consumers. Join us!

read more... Tags: Contaminated Food, Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Meat, News, Current Event, Policy, Take Action


Animals: a dystopic glimpse of our future as eaters?

Jun. 30, 2010

by Patrick Keeler

“You are what you eat.” It’s a trite aphorism amongst us sustainable food advocates, but never so literally has this adage been applied than in the new novel Animals by Don...

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


Farmers look for justice in the poultry industry

Jun. 1, 2010

by Dave Murphy, founder of Food Democracy Now and member of Slow Food Clear Lake, Iowa



For America’s remaining 30,000 poultry growers, the Department of Justice and USDA’s joint workshop on...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Meat, News, Current Event, Policy


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...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Contaminated Food, Dairy, Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Labeling, Meat, News, Current Event, Policy, School Food


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