Slow Food USA Blog

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

Eat it or Lose it: National Pig Day

Feb. 20, 2009

by Slow Food USA intern Laura Kate Morris

March. It conjures up thoughts of melting snow, hatless days, and… pigs? Yes, for all you porcine aficionados, March 1st is National Pig Day....

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Tour of Anson Mills

Feb. 11, 2009

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer

Last Friday, finding myself in Columbia, South Carolina, I took the opportunity to visit Anson Mills, where heirloom rice, corn and wheat are...

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Last Minute Holiday Gifts

Dec. 23, 2008

It’s a little late in the game for buying holiday gifts, but hey, you’re slowwwwww and slow’s a good thing, right?

If you left your shopping for the last minute, and are feeling a little bit...

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Thanksgiving Takes the Bronze

Dec. 5, 2008

by Jerusha Klemperer

For a few years now, as part of my job, I have been preaching to others about eater-based conservation and the joys of keeping biodiversity alive by eating heirloom...

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The Newtown Pippin: Our Nation’s Founding Apple

Dec. 5, 2008

Ed Yowell, Regional Governor of Slow Food NY/NJ

While apples are not native to the New World, from the time they arrived during the 17th century, they became the quintessential American fruit....

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