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

The April Terrace

Apr. 26, 2015

Suddenly in April, a robin starts to sing. The song is improbably bucolic, lovely in the enormous city. Listening to it, I feel as if I have been holding my breath and am now able to exhale for the first time in months. In the following days, near 5 A.M., the robin is joined by others. They are the Brooklyn dawn chorus, returned from winter quarters.

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A Recipe for Sustainability: 5 Ingredients for Earth Day, from Slow Food USA

Apr. 22, 2015

How can we eat better and protect the environment? Turns out it's easier than you'd think.

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Slow Fish 101

Apr. 14, 2015

The world's fish populations are declining under pressure from unrestrained harvesting and mismanagement. Slow Fish is our proposal to fix a broken system and bring sustainable, delicious seafood to all.

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Join Slow Food USA in the Fight For Sustainable Seafood

Apr. 14, 2015

Many of our favorite fish species are in trouble. Waters are warming and changing habitats. Small-scale family fishers are being threatened by industry consolidation. Slow Fish is looking to the future for solutions.

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Meat, Climate Change, and Industry Tripe

Apr. 9, 2015

Washington Post food-politics columnist Ezra Klein has taken a stand: people should eat less meat, because of its vast greenhouse gas footprint. To make his case, Ezra cited the FAO’s landmark “Livestock’s Long Shadow” report, which found that global meat production is responsible for 18 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions.

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