Slow Food USA Blog

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

Reflections on two decades of Slow travel

May. 9, 2012

Peggy Markel reflects on her years of connecting food, culture, people and travel with the principles of Slow Food.

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

Saving the North Fork Valley

Mar. 21, 2012

In an effort to defend Colorado’s North Fork Valley from a "land attack", Slow Food Western Slope organized the Rocky Mountain region to save the Slope.

read more... Tags: Policy, Slow Food Chapters in Action, Take Action

Cooking With California Food

Mar. 8, 2012

Slow Food Yolo co-leaders Georgeanne Brennan and Ann M. Evans new book details their efforts to cook in California school system with California foods.

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Inside Slow Food USA’s Youngest Chapter: Slow Food West High

Mar. 6, 2012

Four of the youngest leaders in the Slow Food movement walk us through how they founded a Slow Food chapter at their high school in Iowa City.

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Gravenstein Matters: Slow Food Chapter Saves Heritage Apple

Mar. 1, 2012

In Sonoma County, California, Slow Food Russian River has helped local growers bring a famed apple back into production.

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Slow Food Chapters in Action