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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Toque Reform: Spawning Biodiversity

Nov. 1, 2008

by Jennifer M. Hall

There was no shortage of story displayed around the room, but as you would hope, the best story was on the plate...plate after plate of Salmon Nation. Al Kowitz, who...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Seafood


Rising Tides, Sinking Catch

Sep. 16, 2008

by Leigh Belanger, Chefs Collaborative

For everyone trying to purchase, prepare, and eat good clean and fair food, navigating the ocean waters can be a tricky proposition. Wild fish populations...

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Sourcing Sustainable Seafood

Jun. 24, 2008

As we’ve discussed on this blog many times before, seafood stocks around the world are in trouble for a host of reasons, including overfishing, pollution, etc. Oftentimes chefs, consumers, and...

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Fall Run Chinook Salmon in Trouble

Mar. 17, 2008

Scientists are scratching their heads over the mysterious dropoff of fall run Chinook salmon in the Sacramento River. Things are so bad that a federal advisory panel is looking at putting a...

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Valentine’s Day Roundup

Feb. 14, 2008


The commercial/consumption aspects of Valentine’s Day are not so slow, and yet, and yet…the “holiday” manages to hold its allure. Expressing love, eating chocolate, sharing a meal with loved...

read more... Tags: Event, Film/TV/Radio, Meat, Seafood


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