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Slow Food USA Blog

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

FAO Summit Convenes

Jun. 2, 2008

“Amazingly, there is very little attention being paid to what fundamentally underpins all of our food systems - biodiversity and the services provided by ecosystems, such as soil, water and...

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


Slow Food USA Partners with LocalHarvest

May. 23, 2008


Slow Food USA has begun an exciting partnership with online food locater LocalHarvest. Local Harvest is an easy-to-use site that helps consumers all over the country find the sustainable food in...

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


Report from the U.N.

May. 6, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer
Greetings from inside the United Nations where I am observing sessions of the Commission on Sustainable Development; this particular two-year cycle of...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, News, Current Event, Policy


Bronx Grapes and Black Sphinx Dates

Apr. 30, 2008

by SFUSA Program Director Makalé Faber Cullen
The names alone can bring a smile to your face. In today’s New York Times, Kim Severson rolls out descriptions of RAFT, and our country’s food...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Book


A Potato with a Past: the Makah Ozette

Apr. 7, 2008

by Slow Food USA Regional Governor Gerry Warren
In the 1980’s an unknown fingerling potato was recognized to be a staple in the diet of Pacific Coast Native Americans of the Makah Nation. The...

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