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

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


Dear Mr. President

Oct. 14, 2008

If Michael Pollan were to write the future President a letter, would it get read? Let’s say he published it in the New York Times, in the glossy Sunday magazine? It seems obvious that the...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, News, Current Event, Policy


The Latest on Country of Origin Labeling (COOL)

Sep. 26, 2008

You have to wonder how many people would buy a package of ground hamburger meat if it had a nice big label that said: “this meat comes from six different countries! And may contain part of dozens...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Labeling, Meat, Policy


What a Load of Crap

Jul. 31, 2008

by Slow Food USA intern Sara Hoffman
The State of Vermont is going to court against a compost pile.
The Vermont Compost Company (VCC), started to meet the needs of farmers and amateur gardeners...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Policy


Friday Links

Jul. 25, 2008


A delightful little review of a deep-fried sandwich, notable both for the sandwich, yes (and YUM), but also for the intro paragraph which gets at the great food divide in this country–the growing...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Labeling, News, Current Event, Policy, Youth Food Movement


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