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

Books on Food: Art, Science

Jun. 26, 2009

Part of what I love about “food books” as a genre is that the phrase is entirely non-specific, and covers everything from poetry to science, from art to history, from memoir to fiction. Today,...

read more... Tags: Book, Contaminated Food, Dairy, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Labeling, News, Current Event, Policy


FOOD, Inc. Hits Theatres (and throws a punch at agribusiness, too)

Jun. 9, 2009

There are a bunch of sustainable food documentaries that have been kicking around our circles for a few years now. Some of them are very good--enlightening, celebratory, inspiring, damning. But...

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Meat and Morality

Apr. 21, 2009

The title of Nicolette Hahn Niman’s compelling new book, Righteous Porkchop, is honest, and indicates one of the book’s strengths—its exploration of the moral issues behind our...

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Yes We Can: Change Our Broken Food System

Nov. 5, 2008

by Slow Food USA

On this day after the election, the staff of Slow Food USA took a moment to talk about how we can build on the momentum of Barack Obama’s historic Presidential win. While...

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A Taste of the Taste Workshops at Slow Food Nation

Sep. 1, 2008

Many of us think of wine and cheese as two great tastes that go great together (like pizza and beer, milk and cookies). At Saturday night’s Taste Workshop celebrating American Raw Milk Cheeses,...

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