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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Last Minute Holiday Gifts

Dec. 23, 2008

It’s a little late in the game for buying holiday gifts, but hey, you’re slowwwwww and slow’s a good thing, right?

If you left your shopping for the last minute, and are feeling a little bit...

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


Thanksgiving Takes the Bronze

Dec. 5, 2008

by Jerusha Klemperer

For a few years now, as part of my job, I have been preaching to others about eater-based conservation and the joys of keeping biodiversity alive by eating heirloom...

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The Newtown Pippin: Our Nation’s Founding Apple

Dec. 5, 2008

Ed Yowell, Regional Governor of Slow Food NY/NJ

While apples are not native to the New World, from the time they arrived during the 17th century, they became the quintessential American fruit....

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How do you feel about genetically engineered corn?

Dec. 2, 2008

The fact that the EU won’t allow in most genetically engineered crops is a fairly good indication that there may be good reason to be skeptical about the healthfulness of genetically modified...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Contaminated Food, Farms and Farming, Labeling, Policy, Take Action


Help a Biodiversity Pioneer

Nov. 26, 2008

Dear Friends of Maveric [Heritage Ranch]:

It is with the deepest and most profound grief that I write this message. At 5:30am November 19th, 2008, we awoke to our beautiful 100 year old gambrel...

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


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