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

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....

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Contaminated Food, Farms and Farming, Policy, Seafood, Take Action


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...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Seafood, Take Action


CLAMBAKED

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,...

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


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...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Film/TV/Radio, News, Current Event, Seafood


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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