Slow Food USA Blog

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

Eat Gulf seafood

Jun. 8, 2010

by Poppy Tooker, former chapter leader of Slow Food New Orleans and emeritus member of the Biodiversity Committee

The oil situation in the Gulf of Mexico is threatening an entire culture on...

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Gulf Coast Oysters Get a Raw Deal From the FDA

Nov. 12, 2009

by intern Alaine Janosy

UPDATE (GOOD NEWS): the FDA has postponed the policy change in order to do more research on feasibility etc. Click here to read their press release.

In 1941, M.F.K....

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Vote With Your Fork To Save Wild Salmon!

Sep. 11, 2009

by Biodiversity Intern Regina Fitzsimmons

Trout Unlimited—the nation’s largest coldwater fisheries conservation organization—has asked Slow Food Seattle and Seattle Chef’s...

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Aug. 3, 2009

by Erika Lesser

Cooking in public is a great way to meet people, and customers of the Cortelyou Greenmarket in Brooklyn are an interesting bunch. Every week, a storyteller and her wide-eyed,...

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The End of the Line

Jun. 24, 2009

By Gabrielle Redner

Rupert Murray’s documentary, The End of the Line, educates its audience about the reality of the sea: it is not an ever -replenishing body of water, and it is running...

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