Slow Food USA Blog

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

Slow Food Atlanta Finds Power in Collaboration

Apr. 20, 2009

by Slow Food Atlanta Chapter Leader Judith Winfrey

Recently it seems like everybody is talking about food issues.  Thanks to the hard work of writers, farmers activists, and, of course, a...

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Planning for Earth Day: Connecting Climate Change and Food

Apr. 7, 2009

by Slow Food USA Intern Carol Dacey-Charles

Earth Day is April 22—what are you going to do?

Did you know that Earth Day movement began in 1970 with 20 million people nationwide stepping...

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America’s Apple Traditions Renewed

Mar. 25, 2009

by Dr. Gary Paul Nabhan
(all photos courtesy of Mark Dohm)

Perhaps it was hard at first to know whether the “antique” in the phrase, “antique apple experts,” referred to the...

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Celebrate World Water Day

Mar. 20, 2009

This Sunday, March 22nd is World Water Day, and there are a bunch of ways you get involved.

Don’t: buy a big plastic bottle of brand name water and toast your friends.
Do: Drink from the tap!...

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The Northeast “Grows Out” Heirloom Vegetables

Mar. 13, 2009

This growing season, rare heirloom vegetables are getting special attention in the Northeast. Thanks to efforts spearheaded by Chefs Collaborative (as part of the RAFT Alliance, of which Slow...

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