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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Moving From Conscious Consumer to Engaged Citizen

May. 4, 2011

While many of us have become more conscious about the impacts of our personal food choices, we can’t fix the broken food system simply by changing what’s on our plate.

read more... Tags: Book, Food Justice, Policy, Take Action


Update: Michael Pollan picks 3 new food rules

Apr. 21, 2011

Last month we asked you for contributions towards Michael Pollan’s next edition of Food Rules. From the thousands of replies we received, Pollan picked 3.

read more... Tags: Book, Uncategorized


Chasing Chiles: place-based foods & climate change

Apr. 8, 2011

A new book called “ 'Chasing Chiles' captures the essence of why people continue, against all odds, to grow the food that they love.”

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Book


Mission Street Food, restaurant, cookbook, friend of Slow Food

Apr. 4, 2011

Proceeds from McSweeney’s quirky first cookbook will benefit Slow Food USA.

read more... Tags: Book, Uncategorized


Killer Coke

Nov. 19, 2010

Michael Blanding’s book aims to tell the real story behind that happy global picture of people who speak different languages and have different color skin but sway arm in arm singing songs and drinking Coke.

read more... Tags: Book, Contaminated Food, Farms and Farming, Food Justice


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