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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Slow Food USA voices support for organic farmers vs. Monsanto

Aug. 15, 2011

Slow Food USA officially joined several other food & farming organizations in support of the plaintiff farmers in the recently filed lawsuit against Monsanto.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Policy


The EPA received our bees, here’s their response.

Aug. 12, 2011

Earlier this year, we called for immediate action on a pesticide that scientists believe is contributing to massive honeybee die-offs — and today we heard the EPA’s response.

read more... Tags: Contaminated Food, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy


Farmarazzi/Ag-gag Update

Jul. 20, 2011

The “ag-gag” bills that cropped up in Iowa, Florida, Minnesota and New York are dead.

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


2 sustainable seafood initiatives

Jul. 12, 2011

2 sustainable seafood initiatives worth checking out: combating invasive fish species and reforming the “catch shares” system.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Policy, Seafood, Take Action


Making SNAP benefits go further at the farmers market

Jun. 21, 2011

A survey of some of the programs around the country that make SNAP benefits worth more when they are used at farmers markets.

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


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