Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Jul. 24, 2009
By Gary Nabhan
This last week, I went out into the desert to find an old friend in her trailer-turned-artisanal kitchen. My friend is a Hispanic woman who lost her job after 9/11 in a...
Jul. 22, 2009
by Heidi Busse
Madison, Wisc. – When students get to work in a garden, good things happen. An empty lot is transformed into edible fields, students learn job skills that connect them with...
Jul. 20, 2009
by Kurt Michael Friese (this post originally appeared on Grist)
Grinnell Heritage Farm is 152 years old. Andrew Dunham is the fifth generation of his family to work this land about 50 miles east...
Jul. 15, 2009
by Slow Food USA Biodiversity Intern Regina Fitzsimmons
"Why not go out on a limb? That’s where the fruit is."
- Mark Twain
This September, kitchens in Portland, Maine and the surrounding...
Jun. 29, 2009
By David Buchanan, Slow Food Portland, ME
Last week I picked a perfectly ripe strawberry in the front yard, brought it into the kitchen and laid it on the table. Didn’t seem right to eat...