Slow Food USA Blog

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

Indigenous Terra Madre’s program is now online!

Oct. 13, 2015

A rich program will allow ITM to be the stage for discovering how indigenous communities could help us preserving biodiversity and saving the environment.

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We Feed the Planet Inspires a Generation of Food Activists: A Generation of Food Activists Inspires the World

Oct. 13, 2015

Terra Madre Giovani - We Feed The Planet was held from October 3 to 6, 2015 in Milan. Over 2,500 farmers and young food leaders from 120 countries around the world participated to the event to think about the future of our food system and bring their voices to Expo 2015.

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The Promise of Fair Trade in Unfair Times

Oct. 10, 2015

We recently asked Rodney North, formerly of Equal Exchange, and now with Fairtrade America, for an update on what’s up with fair trade and what a conscientious eater needs to know.

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How Can Chronic Illness Inspire Worldwide Environmental Progress?

Oct. 3, 2015

We are pleased to share Robin Shirley’s personal insights and global implications of her battle against autoimmune disease and how it has triggered a national conference that is taking place this weekend in Arlington, VA and features iconic farmer and author, Joel Salatin.

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The Beijing Declaration closes the first important Slow Food event in China

Oct. 1, 2015

The Slow Food Beijing Festival, organized from September 23 to 26 by Slow Food Great China in collaboration with Slow Food International, Beijing Design Week and the Free Trade Zone of Beijing Airport, ended.

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