Slow Food USA Blog

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


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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Sustainable Food Producers and Conservationists Need to Co-Exist

May. 14, 2009

Marin County Oyster Farmer at Crossroads with National Park Service

A major debate is bubbling up in Drakes Bay in Marin County, Calif., testing the ideals of sustainable farmers, ranchers,...

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Nantucket Scallop visits the White House

Feb. 25, 2009

by Slow Food USA intern Gabrielle Redner

We may all be wondering what goes on inside the White House kitchen on a daily basis, but it is not every night that we get to peek inside. Yesterday,...

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Take Action to Save Alaska’s Salmon

Jan. 7, 2009

by Slow Food USA staffer Patrick Keeler

“Good Luck, and Good Fishin'”

Those were the words of Alaska’s Governor Sarah Palin on opening day of salmon fishing season in June of 2007 to...

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