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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Join Slow Food USA in the Fight For Sustainable Seafood

Apr. 14, 2015

Many of our favorite fish species are in trouble. Waters are warming and changing habitats. Small-scale family fishers are being threatened by industry consolidation. Slow Fish is looking to the future for solutions.

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Meat, Climate Change, and Industry Tripe

Apr. 9, 2015

Washington Post food-politics columnist Ezra Klein has taken a stand: people should eat less meat, because of its vast greenhouse gas footprint. To make his case, Ezra cited the FAO’s landmark “Livestock’s Long Shadow” report, which found that global meat production is responsible for 18 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Event, Film/TV/Radio, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy


Have A Slow Food Passover

Apr. 1, 2015

Our nation is enslaved to an industrial food system that is making us sick and fat. It abuses workers (with many cases of modern day slavery), is inhumane to animals, pollutes our drinking water with manure and pesticides, and contributes to climate change. Eating is a religious act. These foods do not reflect Jewish values of humane treatment of animals, workers rights, protecting the environment and human health.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Event, Film/TV/Radio, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy


TEDxManhattan, Part 1

Mar. 20, 2015

Our guide to TED's annual food conference.

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Bearing the Banner of Traditional Cheese

Sep. 25, 2014

What will be the fate of traditional cheese? Will Roquefort be gone forever? What about cheeses aged on wood? What about raw milk cheese? To the dismay of cheese enthusiasts everywhere, questions continue to mount … but support is out there.

read more... Tags: Dairy, News, Current Event, Policy


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