Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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Slow Design

Feb. 21, 2008

Based on all the emails we got, Slow Food friends from around the country were captivated by the NY Times article about “slow design” a few weeks ago. It was such a hit that the San Francisco...

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How Green is My Restaurant?

Jan. 25, 2008

by Elizabeth Bird

Last week, an article caught our eyes in the Washington Post about the recent trend of restaurants who are seeking “Green Certification.” These “green certified” restaurants...

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I Am What I Ate - Rosemary Melli

Jan. 22, 2008

Continuing our series begun in last month’s Snail (Slow Food USA’s quarterly magazine), Slow Food Northeast Regional Governor Rosemary Melli shares her childhood food heritage as an Italian...

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What do you eat in January?

Jan. 11, 2008

In her book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver has a whole chapter entitled “What do you eat in January?” (and she lives on a farm!). And although it is a baffling 50 degrees here in...

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