Slow Food USA Blog

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

Terra Madre: Coming Together and Standing Up

Nov. 10, 2008

by Ariane Lotti

At the closing ceremony of Terra Madre, a spontaneous protest broke out. As a pre-recorded message by the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Franco Frattini, played on-screen,...

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News from Terra Madre: Slow Food USA gets political

Nov. 6, 2008

There’s still a buzz on the streets today—it’s the buzz of huge voter turnout, of citizen investment, of millions of Americans throwing their hats in the ring.

What better time...

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This Sunday: Enjoy an Amazing Brunch at NYC’s Back Forty for Uprising Seeds

Oct. 30, 2008

This Sunday at Back Forty restaurant, Jeff Lydon, Chef Peter Hoffman (Savoy and Back Forty), Hilary Baum (founder, Baum Forum), Francine Stephens (owner, Franny’s Pizza) and Slow Food USA...

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From Iowa to Italy: A Call to Youth Delegates

Oct. 21, 2008

by 2008 Terra Madre delegate Ariane Lotti

At Terra Madre, let’s strategize to overcome the challenges to growing a good, clean, and fair agriculture.

After a stint spent working for the...

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Marion Nestle Coming for Lunch, Explosions

Oct. 14, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Kate Evanishyn

As you can imagine, we like to eat well here in the Brooklyn offices of Slow Food USA. Generally, we gather around our communal table around 1:00, reading...

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