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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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


The 2012 Food & Farm Bill: Determining the What we Grow and Eat for the Next Five Years.

May. 18, 2012

Want to impact the food system? You can! The House Agriculture Committee is accepting comments until May 20th. Learn more...

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A Garden For All Seasons

Apr. 6, 2012

The Thousand Gardens in Africa project has already engaged 608 communities in developing sustainable food plots. Through funding from Slow Food’s international network, 561 gardens have been adopted so far.

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Take Action


Saving the North Fork Valley

Mar. 21, 2012

In an effort to defend Colorado’s North Fork Valley from a "land attack", Slow Food Western Slope organized the Rocky Mountain region to save the Slope.

read more... Tags: Policy, Slow Food Chapters in Action, Take Action


Create Food Democracy: Occupy our Food Supply

Feb. 27, 2012

February 27th is Occupy Our Food Supply day of action. Dr. Vandana Shiva discusses why this day is important and why the “corporate takeover of the food system” will have “irreversible consequences” for all people.

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