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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Noah: Ark of Taste

Dec. 8, 2014

Through brilliant analogies between Sacred texts’ episodes and the current food system, one of the US delegates at Terra Madre pictures the Ark of Taste as the 21st century Noah’s Ark.

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Into the Deep End

Oct. 17, 2014

Many of the 200 plus delegates from the USA to Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto have set off to Italy as they being the adventure of a lifetime. One of them, Devin, has her first taste of what’s in store - and she is liking what she’s finding.

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Biodiversity in the Heartland

Sep. 18, 2014

With the overlapping visions of restoring cultural and biological diversity to our foodways, the Ark of Taste has been, and remains, a natural project for Slow Food and Seed Savers Exchange to partner around.

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Here Come the Americans!

Sep. 12, 2014

At Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre, small producers are joining Slow Food USA to celebrate ancient and unique varieties of maize and other crops, sharing with the world the biodiversity that has made their food traditions so diverse and so delicious.

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Celebrating and Preserving Livestock Genetic Diversity

Aug. 18, 2014

The list of names of the more than 100 Slow Meat delegates reads like a Who’s Who of the sustainable food animal world. Many are farmers, ranchers and veterinarians who are working to preserve endangered breeds of livestock and poultry.

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