Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Sep. 2, 2009
[Editor’s note: this lettuce variety is on the Slow Food USA Ark of Taste (we list is as Speckled lettuce).]
by RAFT Grow-out Coordinator Anne Obelnicki
Isn’t it funny the unexpected...
Sep. 1, 2009
Click here to check out the new AOL News video all about the White House Kitchen Garden.
In the video, White House chef Sam Kass explains that the seeds in the garden’s Thomas Jefferson bed...
Aug. 26, 2009
by Anne Obelnicki, RAFT Grow-Out Project Coordinator
I’ve been thinking a lot about agricultural disasters today. Unlike what the word “disaster” usually implies, in farming, it...
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...
Aug. 21, 2009
by Biodiversity intern Regina Fitzsimmons
Last month, HR 2749, the Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009, passed in the House. While this legislation marginally amps up government food oversight...