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Slow Food USA Blog

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

A Wave of Hope

Feb. 10, 2012

Yoko Sudo, the Fukushima convivium leader, despite an earthquake and tsunami devastating her country, led the charge for “a new vision of agriculture” at Terra Madre Japan.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Event, Farms and Farming


This World Food Day, host a $5 Challenge Meal

Oct. 3, 2011

October 16th is World Food Day. How about hosting a $5 challenge meal?

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Over 5,570 meals shared

Sep. 18, 2011

Yesterday, as part of the $5 Challenge, over 5,570 meals took place all over the country. Hundreds of people submitted photos as well as sharing what parts of the challenge were difficult and what made it difficult.

read more... Tags: Cooking, Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, Take Action


A market for non-GMO foods

Sep. 14, 2011

Slow Food Upstate leader Janette Wesley tells us what makes Earth Markets different from other farmers markets, how the project got started, and what’s next for the market.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking, Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Meat


It’s Easy! It’s Hard! Slow food for the price of fast food

Aug. 26, 2011

“In one moment I am buying something and can’t believe how much I get for so little money; the next item I pick up gives me sticker shock. How can both of these things be true?” the author asks.

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