Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Feb. 21, 2014
If you’ve been following Slow Food International lately, you may have noticed a theme in their events and announcements: Africa. In the last week, Slow Food has made their global priorities clear by relaunching the A Thousand Gardens in Africa project, announcing the appointment of new Vice President Edie Mukiibi from Uganda, and hosting 450 leaders at the Slow Food for Africa conference in Milan.
Jan. 29, 2014
Depending on whom you ask, the new Farm Bill approved by House-Senate negotiators represents a big bipartisan victory. Or, it's an affront to the democratic process.
Dec. 6, 2013
As we reflect on the life of a remarkable leader and human being, we revisit some inspiring words Nelson Mandela wrote in his autobiography, “Long Walk to Freedom”, that remind us of our ongoing commitment in Africa.
Sep. 19, 2013
When Bozo the Clown went off air in 1963, no one would have guessed the small-town television character would soon become the most famous clown in the world. But McDonald’s turned Bozo into Ronald McDonald, and today he’s recognized by more than 90 percent of schoolchildren in the United States.
Aug. 22, 2013
America is a country of consumption. We are constantly buying, selling and using all types of products to meet our ever-growing needs. This cycle is no different for our food. Yet, it’s increasingly apparent that as much as we love to buy and sell, we have a serious problem managing our leftovers.