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

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...

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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


Interview: Robert LaValva and the New Amsterdam Public

Nov. 16, 2007

Ever looked at a market like San Francisco’s Ferry Plaza Market and wondered: how did this get here? What did it take to bring this to fruition? All over the country farmers markets and other...

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Wise words

Nov. 14, 2007

Satish Kumar, advocate for land reform, anti-nuclear activist and editor of Resurgence magazine, spoke to the delegates of the Slow Food International Congress via video feed. He shared the...

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Rebuilding Tabasco’s Food Community

Nov. 12, 2007

As the Slow Food delegates arrived in Puebla, news of the terrible flooding in the Tabasco region spread. With nearly a million people affected, Tabasco is in trouble. It was just two short...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, News, Current Event


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