Slow Food USA Blog

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

Healing Hospitals

May. 29, 2008

If you’ve been in a hospital recently, whether as a patient or as a visitor, you know that the saddest thing in there might be the food. Maybe you’ve even wondered: how can they serve this junk...

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Slow Food USA Partners with LocalHarvest

May. 23, 2008

Slow Food USA has begun an exciting partnership with online food locater LocalHarvest. Local Harvest is an easy-to-use site that helps consumers all over the country find the sustainable food in...

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Slugs and Snails are Friends

May. 22, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Julia De Martini Day

Our beloved Snail seems to have a new (or long lost) friend in the Slug. This morning on NPR, car-pooling commuters – aka slugs – were interviewed...

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A Picture of What We Eat and What We DON'T Eat

May. 21, 2008

Sunday’s NY Times article about how much food gets thrown out in this country was notable both because of its thesis–perhaps now that food prices and food scarcity are on the rise, people will be...

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Good Farming= Good Asparagus

May. 20, 2008

"Leave our agricultural future to chefs and anyone who takes food and cooking seriously. We never bought into the “bigger is better” mantra, not because it left us too dependent on oil, but...

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