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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Whopper Virgins

Dec. 10, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer

I am not a Whopper virgin, but I like to think that I have, “Sex and the City” style, re-virginized myself by abstaining for the past 15 years,...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, Meat, News, Current Event


60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Dec. 10, 2008

Today, December 10th, is the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, passed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948--a declaration that, in its own words, establishes...

read more... Tags: Event, Food Justice, Uncategorized


NYC Takes on Food Politics

Nov. 24, 2008

When it comes to food policy, Bloombergian New York City has already made a high profile name for itself—as the banner of transfats, as the litigious fighter for restaurants to list calories...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Policy


News from Terra Madre: Slow Food USA gets political

Nov. 6, 2008

There’s still a buzz on the streets today—it’s the buzz of huge voter turnout, of citizen investment, of millions of Americans throwing their hats in the ring.

What better time...

read more... Tags: Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, Take Action


Yes We Can: Change Our Broken Food System

Nov. 5, 2008

by Slow Food USA

On this day after the election, the staff of Slow Food USA took a moment to talk about how we can build on the momentum of Barack Obama’s historic Presidential win. While...

read more... Tags: Dairy, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy


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