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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Food Waste: What We Can Do

Aug. 22, 2013

America is a country of consumption. We are constantly buying, selling and using all types of products to meet our ever-growing needs. This cycle is no different for our food. Yet, it’s increasingly apparent that as much as we love to buy and sell, we have a serious problem managing our leftovers.

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See you at the market

Aug. 2, 2013

In small town squares and big city centers, farmers markets delicately balance new food innovation with old food traditions. These community-centered markets celebrate the dignity of labor that brings nourishment from field to fork, and provide a safe haven for newcomers to become old friends.

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Got Good Food?

Jul. 8, 2013

The Good Food Awards – the first national initiative to recognize American craft food producers who stand out in both taste and sustainability – is looking for America’s best food producers.

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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.

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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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