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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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...

read more... Tags: Event, Film/TV/Radio, Meat, Seafood


Coffee Cuppings

Feb. 11, 2008

Nearly a month ago, Tom Philpott, over at Grist, did a tasting of several different coffees, and North Carolina-based Counter Culture coffee came out on top. These guys import coffee from the...

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New convivium tastes turkeys

Jan. 10, 2008

by Cerelle Centeno

A group of foodies in Columbia, SC is in the process of creating a Slow Food convivium. In an effort to spread the word and to begin hosting events, we held a turkey tasting on...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Event


In Defense of Food

Jan. 2, 2008


Your first reading assignment for 2008, should you be looking for one: Michael Pollan’s newest: In Defense of Food: an Eater’s Manifesto. Pollan, a Slow Food USA Advisory Board member, felt...

read more... Tags: Book, Event


American Heritage Picnics

Nov. 20, 2007


As part of our eco-gastronomic initiative to renew and restore America’s food traditions (RAFT), Slow Food USA partnered with several organizations to host 5 heritage foods picnics over the past...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Event, Farms and Farming


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