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

Global Food Crisis

Apr. 28, 2008

The UN has scheduled a 2-day meeting in Bern, Switzerland, to discuss solutions to the escalating global food crisis. It will surely also be a hot topic of conversation when the Commission on...

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It’s Earth Day–plant a garden!

Apr. 22, 2008

Why should you plant a garden?
1. You’ll have lunch and dinner in minutes. In the past week alone the NY Times has run two articles about the virtues of planting your own garden. First up was...

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Terra Madre

Apr. 18, 2008


Some of you who are quite familiar with Slow Food and its programs, both national and international, have heard of Terra Madre ("mother earth" in Italian), and perhaps you’ve wondered how to...

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Even though EVERY day is earth day

Apr. 10, 2008

Earth Day (April 22) is coming up, a welcome reminder each year that the Earth is our home and provides generation after generation with life itself. Did you know that our current food system is...

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Valentine’s Day Roundup

Feb. 14, 2008


The commercial/consumption aspects of Valentine’s Day are not so slow, and yet, and yet…the “holiday” manages to hold its allure. Expressing love, eating chocolate, sharing a meal with loved...

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