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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Cooking, N'Awlins Style

Mar. 24, 2009

Today I’m interviewing Poppy Tooker. Poppy is the founder of Slow Food New Orleans, a chef, a food activist, the chair emeritus of Slow Food USA’s Ark of Taste Committee, and the author of...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Book, Farms and Farming


The Northeast “Grows Out” Heirloom Vegetables

Mar. 13, 2009

This growing season, rare heirloom vegetables are getting special attention in the Northeast. Thanks to efforts spearheaded by Chefs Collaborative (as part of the RAFT Alliance, of which Slow...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Event, Farms and Farming


Profile in Regional Seeds

Mar. 5, 2009

by Slow Food USA intern Laura Kate Morris

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need” – Cicero

Perhaps you’ve grown your own vegetables in a community...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Youth Food Movement


Awakening in the Winter Orchard

Feb. 27, 2009

This year, for the first time ever, the RAFT alliance (Renewing America’s Food Traditions) will be focusing on apples. Filling us in on their activities is our apple expert, author Ben...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming


Nantucket Scallop visits the White House

Feb. 25, 2009

by Slow Food USA intern Gabrielle Redner

We may all be wondering what goes on inside the White House kitchen on a daily basis, but it is not every night that we get to peek inside. Yesterday,...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, News, Current Event, Seafood


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