Slow Food USA Blog

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

Fast/Slow, Big/Small: Bedfellows

Apr. 17, 2008

A few recent stories got us thinking about this question of bedfellows. Can fast food be slow if it’s sourced locally and made with quality ingredients? Can a small producer sell itself to a...

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Zap it?

Apr. 2, 2008

by Slow Food USA staff member Jerusha Klemperer
Today, in the Dining Section of the NY Times, Mark Bittman and Harold McGee both approach the subject of the microwave.
Actually, I hesitate even to...

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Bruce Sterling & Metropolis Miss the Point: By, well, about as far as you can miss it

Mar. 26, 2008

The March, 2008 issue of Metropolis focuses on the overarching idea of localism and its relationship to sustainability. It is, as always, a beautiful and well-written issue, but in it one...

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Note from our department of incredulity

Mar. 17, 2008

Products boasting “authentic food court flavor.”

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Managing Organic Waste

Feb. 28, 2008

An article in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal on reducing environmental impact through use of a garbage disposal got us thinking about the various options for managing your organic waste (n.b....

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