Slow Food USA Blog

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

Sourcing Sustainable Seafood

Jun. 24, 2008

As we’ve discussed on this blog many times before, seafood stocks around the world are in trouble for a host of reasons, including overfishing, pollution, etc. Oftentimes chefs, consumers, and...

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Fall Run Chinook Salmon in Trouble

Mar. 17, 2008

Scientists are scratching their heads over the mysterious dropoff of fall run Chinook salmon in the Sacramento River. Things are so bad that a federal advisory panel is looking at putting a...

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Valentine’s Day Roundup

Feb. 14, 2008

The commercial/consumption aspects of Valentine’s Day are not so slow, and yet, and yet…the “holiday” manages to hold its allure. Expressing love, eating chocolate, sharing a meal with loved...

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Food News Moves Off the Food Pages

Jan. 30, 2008

We’ve noticed a trend lately, and one that we’re pretty pleased with: food and ag stories are creeping out of the food sections and onto the front page, into the business section, etc. A quick...

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Tuna Troubles

Jan. 23, 2008

Yes, tuna troubles–but for whom? For a few years now, conservation groups have been sounding the alarum bell about the collapse of bluefin tuna populations. The increasing demand for the...

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