Slow Food USA Blog

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

Mas Masumoto and valuable lessons from the farm

Aug. 25, 2009

by Biodiversity Intern Regina Fitzsimmons

Two days ago I ventured to the YMCA in TriBeCa, after a false start at the uptown Y, an extra subway trip and a blazing hot walk across town; I’m an...

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Slow Food USA Staff Organize Warm-Up Eat-In in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Aug. 20, 2009

by Gordon Jenkins

If the office workers on lunch break in Brooklyn Bridge Park could hear anything over the roar of Q trains crossing the Manhattan Bridge, then they were treated to a rare...

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The Edible Garden

Aug. 18, 2009

Green space is necessary in a big, gray city like ours (that’s NYC, for those of you who didn’t know where the Slow Food USA home office is!). These days, more and more green spaces are growing...

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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,...

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Saving the Gravensteins

Jul. 30, 2009

by Paula Shatkin, leader of Slow Food Russian River, coordinator of Sebastopol Gravenstein Apple Presidium Project

Of the hundreds of California apple varieties, the Sebastopol Gravenstein is...

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