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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Help Save the New Mexican Chile

Feb. 12, 2008

The New Mexico State Legislature recently passed Senate Bill 60 that provides New Mexico State University (NMSU) $250,000 for: “research on mechanical harvesting and genetic engineering of chile…”...

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


Restore Community Food Projects

Feb. 1, 2008

From our friends at Community Food Security Coalition
re: Community Food Projects, which are designed to increase food security in communities, improving the self-reliance of community members...

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“Naturally Raised”

Jan. 28, 2008

Today is the final day to submit your comments to the USDA regarding their proposed label standard for meat as “naturally raised.” We’ve all been marveling for a long time now at the emptiness of...

read more... Tags: Labeling, Meat, Policy, Take Action


What do you eat in January? Part Deux

Jan. 16, 2008

Continuing our winter eats series, we asked a few more Slow Food folks what they eat in January.
Slow Food NYC leader and NY/NJ Regional Governor Ed Yowell had this to say:
A few years ago I...

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Slow Food Challenge

Jan. 4, 2008

Always a source of the inside scoop on what’s great in the restaurant world from local folk, Chowhound also has an active discussion board on all-around food topics. Just two days ago one poster...

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