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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Year of the Potato

Feb. 5, 2008

Overheard walking down the NYC street yesterday: “I don’t eat potatoes; it’s a texture thing.” A curious statement given the tremendous variety of potato preparation, not to mention potatoes...

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New convivium tastes turkeys

Jan. 10, 2008

by Cerelle Centeno

A group of foodies in Columbia, SC is in the process of creating a Slow Food convivium. In an effort to spread the word and to begin hosting events, we held a turkey tasting on...

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Mesquite Gathering

Dec. 3, 2007

by Gay Chanler
I celebrated the New Year twice in 2007. The first occasion was on January 1st, in the tradition of the western world. In the second instance it was July first, when I was a guest...

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Christmas Lima Beans

Nov. 27, 2007

by Sara Roahen, member of the SFUSA Ark-Presidia Committee

The row of Christmas lima beans on a shelf at my local Whole Foods Market in Philadelphia disappears more rapidly than those of the...

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American Heritage Picnics

Nov. 20, 2007


As part of our eco-gastronomic initiative to renew and restore America’s food traditions (RAFT), Slow Food USA partnered with several organizations to host 5 heritage foods picnics over the past...

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