Slow Food USA Blog

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

Gardens contribute to food sovereignty in Africa

Jul. 6, 2011

Slow Food chapters around the world are embarking on an ambitious project: creating 1000 food gardens in 20 countries across Africa.

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Tools for Transforming the Kitchen into the Classroom

Jun. 20, 2011

The recent donation of cookware from Anolon to Slow Food Skagit Salish Sea means the families of Lincoln Elementary can keep on cookin’!

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Shaping a Movement over a Meal

Jun. 17, 2011

It’s called the food movement, but what does that really mean? Students and campus dining workers come together to show us that it’s about building community and making change.

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Slow Food Charleston Moves to the Semi-Finals

Apr. 11, 2011

When local chef Nathalie Dupree suggested Slow Food Charleston enter the Let’s Move for Healthy Kids Contest, they had no idea it would be a hit; they’re now one of fifteen semifinalists across the country!

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Slow Food University of Wisconsin & Family Dinner Night

Apr. 7, 2011

Every Sunday night at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one might find students gathered for a shared meal of any type of theme or global cuisine.

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