Slow Food USA Blog

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

College Students Learn Where Their Food Comes From (and Goes To)

Apr. 27, 2009

by Terra Madre 2008 delegate Annie Myers

Some projects are inspired by enthusiasm, some by curiosity, or morality, ambition, passion, friendship, or obligation. The inspiration for Radishes and...

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Celebrate International Grandmother’s Day

Apr. 22, 2009

This Saturday, April 25, the world will celebrate the first International Grandmother’s Day, a celebration that is the brainchild of Darina Allen, owner of Ireland’s Ballymaloe Cookery...

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Slow Food Atlanta Finds Power in Collaboration

Apr. 20, 2009

by Slow Food Atlanta Chapter Leader Judith Winfrey

Recently it seems like everybody is talking about food issues.  Thanks to the hard work of writers, farmers activists, and, of course, a...

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Planning for Earth Day: Connecting Climate Change and Food

Apr. 7, 2009

by Slow Food USA Intern Carol Dacey-Charles

Earth Day is April 22—what are you going to do?

Did you know that Earth Day movement began in 1970 with 20 million people nationwide stepping...

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America’s Apple Traditions Renewed

Mar. 25, 2009

by Dr. Gary Paul Nabhan
(all photos courtesy of Mark Dohm)

Perhaps it was hard at first to know whether the “antique” in the phrase, “antique apple experts,” referred to the...

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