Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Jul. 29, 2009
Call your representative today and urge them to support the Kaptur-Farr Food Safety Proposal.
H.R. 2749, The Food Safety Enhancement Act, has been moving through committee and now is slated to go...
Jul. 27, 2009
by Slow Food USA Biodiversity Intern Regina Fitzsimmons
Navajo-Churro sheep have sustained the Dine, Pueblo and Hispanic communities of the Southwest for over 400 years. In the late 1500s,...
Jul. 24, 2009
By Gary Nabhan
This last week, I went out into the desert to find an old friend in her trailer-turned-artisanal kitchen. My friend is a Hispanic woman who lost her job after 9/11 in a...
Jul. 22, 2009
by Heidi Busse
Madison, Wisc. – When students get to work in a garden, good things happen. An empty lot is transformed into edible fields, students learn job skills that connect them with...
Jul. 20, 2009
by Kurt Michael Friese (this post originally appeared on Grist)
Grinnell Heritage Farm is 152 years old. Andrew Dunham is the fifth generation of his family to work this land about 50 miles east...