Slow Food USA Blog

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

Farmer Jane: some women who are changing the way we eat

May. 10, 2010

Temra Costa knows a thing or two about farming. She has a degree in agriculture from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and has been involved with CAFF (Community Alliance with Family...

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Hardwick VT: the town that food saved

Mar. 30, 2010

by intern Valerie Scott

We all know what local, sustainable food can do for the health of our bodies, but could it also be a cure for the health of ailing economies? Ben Hewitt’s book The...

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Fixing School Lunch in America

Feb. 26, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Last month, I attended a meeting of parents at a Brooklyn public school. Janet Poppendieck, the author of Free for All: Fixing School Lunch in America, led a...

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Eating in: not so hard

Feb. 25, 2010

A week ago I wrote about Cathy Erway’s book The Art of Eating In and about HuffPost’s challenge to its readers to like Cathy did and eat in for one week. So, here goes my progress...

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Get Cooking with The Art of Eating In

Feb. 15, 2010

Thanks to Cathy Erway I right now have bread dough rising on my kitchen counter. 3 years ago I read Mark Bittman’s NY Times article with Jim Lahey’s phenomenally easy bread recipe, but...

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