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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Animals: a dystopic glimpse of our future as eaters?

Jun. 30, 2010

by Patrick Keeler

“You are what you eat.” It’s a trite aphorism amongst us sustainable food advocates, but never so literally has this adage been applied than in the new novel Animals by Don...

read more... Tags: Book, Contaminated Food, Farms and Farming, Meat


Eat in style on a bare-bones budget

Jun. 29, 2010

by Mikayla Moretti, Slow Food chapter at University of Rhode Island

What could possibly be better than eating food you can feel good about without breaking the bank? Author and Slow Food...

read more... Tags: Book, Farms and Farming, Take Action


The Locavore Way

Jun. 15, 2010

by Monika V.I. Kunz

I’m going to spill a secret: even though I try my best to exclusively eat local, sustainable food, I’m not 100% a locavore. I can blame it on the fact that I’m Southern...

read more... Tags: Book, Farms and Farming, Take Action


Farmer Jane: some women who are changing the way we eat

May. 10, 2010

Temra Costa knows a thing or two about farming. She has a degree in agriculture from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and has been involved with CAFF (Community Alliance with Family...

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


Hardwick VT: the town that food saved

Mar. 30, 2010

by intern Valerie Scott

We all know what local, sustainable food can do for the health of our bodies, but could it also be a cure for the health of ailing economies? Ben Hewitt’s book The...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Book, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Uncategorized


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