Slow Food USA Blog

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

Profile in Regional Seeds

Mar. 5, 2009

by Slow Food USA intern Laura Kate Morris

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need” – Cicero

Perhaps you’ve grown your own vegetables in a community...

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Awakening in the Winter Orchard

Feb. 27, 2009

This year, for the first time ever, the RAFT alliance (Renewing America’s Food Traditions) will be focusing on apples. Filling us in on their activities is our apple expert, author Ben...

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Nantucket Scallop visits the White House

Feb. 25, 2009

by Slow Food USA intern Gabrielle Redner

We may all be wondering what goes on inside the White House kitchen on a daily basis, but it is not every night that we get to peek inside. Yesterday,...

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Eat it or Lose it: National Pig Day

Feb. 20, 2009

by Slow Food USA intern Laura Kate Morris

March. It conjures up thoughts of melting snow, hatless days, and… pigs? Yes, for all you porcine aficionados, March 1st is National Pig Day....

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Tour of Anson Mills

Feb. 11, 2009

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer

Last Friday, finding myself in Columbia, South Carolina, I took the opportunity to visit Anson Mills, where heirloom rice, corn and wheat are...

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