Slow Food USA Blog

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

Fresh From Maine

Oct. 5, 2012

Slow Food leaders from Maine describe the unique partnership that has made Maine what it is today, a Slow Food mecca for chefs, growers/producers, farmers, and anyone who loves good food.

read more... Tags: Cooking, Slow Food Chapters in Action

Can Ark of Taste survive Katrina and Isaac?

Sep. 13, 2012

Lester & Linda L’Hoste have been working to preserve the organic Ark of Taste satsuma on their citrus farm in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and now Isaac.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, News, Current Event, Slow Food Chapters in Action, Take Action

Farming in a new land

Sep. 5, 2012

Slow Food chapters support and learn from refugees, immigrants and new citizens.

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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

Q&A with Gabrielle (Gigi) Di Bernardo

Aug. 6, 2012

The first installment in our “Food and Farming Spotlight” features 10 year-old leader, Gigi Di Bernardo on how youth are improving the food system.

read more... Tags: Slow Food Chapters in Action, Youth Food Movement