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

60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Dec. 10, 2008

Today, December 10th, is the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, passed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948--a declaration that, in its own words, establishes...

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NYC Takes on Food Politics

Nov. 24, 2008

When it comes to food policy, Bloombergian New York City has already made a high profile name for itself—as the banner of transfats, as the litigious fighter for restaurants to list calories...

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Building Meat Infrastructure

Nov. 22, 2008

As we’ve mentioned here on the blog before, one of the main obstacles for sustainable small to mid scale meat producers in this country right now is a lack of infrastructure to help them get...

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Young Farmers Conference at Stone Barns

Nov. 13, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Cecily Upton

If we’re ever going to meet the rising demand for good, clean and fair food, we’re going to need new farmers. Lots of ‘em. And these new farmers are...

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Terra Madre: Coming Together and Standing Up

Nov. 10, 2008

by Ariane Lotti

At the closing ceremony of Terra Madre, a spontaneous protest broke out. As a pre-recorded message by the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Franco Frattini, played on-screen,...

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