Slow Food USA Blog

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

Endangered Foods

Nov. 10, 2015

I first learned about biodiversity through Slow Food, though I didn’t realize it at the time.

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Travelogue of the Good News from Africa tour

Nov. 9, 2015

Slow Food International Vice President Edward Mukiibi in America

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Wabi Sabi, A Meal

Nov. 7, 2015

I embarked on my eighteen-hour journey to Tokyo with zero itinerary, a completely inadequate international cellular plan, and a tenuous understanding of wabi sabi.

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Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Oct. 31, 2015

If, two years ago, you had asked me to describe where chocolate comes from, I wouldn’t have known. I might have said, with some certainty, that chocolate grows on trees.

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Learning How to Eat Lunch ­The Slow Food Way

Oct. 17, 2015

In my world, lunch had always been a sort of vague concept. It was sometimes an occasion to meet up with friends between work or classes. It was sometimes grabbing something to quickly eat on the way to somewhere else, while completing an assignment, or during a dull lecture. It was sometimes forgotten.

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