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Slow Food USA Blog

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

The Nopal Cactus: Prickly, but secretly succulent and sweet!

Sep. 27, 2012

The Nopal Cactus, native to the Mojave Desert, has been used for generations as a food source with multiple uses and benefits that may surprise you.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking


Can Ark of Taste survive Katrina and Isaac?

Sep. 13, 2012

Lester & Linda L’Hoste have been working to preserve the organic Ark of Taste satsuma on their citrus farm in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and now Isaac.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, News, Current Event, Slow Food Chapters in Action, Take Action


Albacore tuna, one at a time

Sep. 7, 2012

Tuna, the ubiquitous canned food. But, what do you really know about it? Slow Food USA member & fisherman, Jeremy Brown on Seattle’s own Albacore tuna.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Seafood


An Apple for the Teacher

Aug. 10, 2012

Back to school time. Planning on picking up an apple for your teacher’s desk? Ever wonder where this tradition came from? Have you thought about what apple to bring? Read on...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, School Food


Archive of Taste: The Appalachian Food Storybank

Aug. 8, 2012

Preserving local food culture is more than just soil & seed. Slow Food Asheville’s Appalachian Food Storybank proves that it’s mainly about people.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Cooking, Farms and Farming, Slow Food Chapters in Action


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