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Slow Food USA Blog

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

One Woman’s Budget-Conscious Approach to Slow Food Value Meals

Sep. 9, 2011

Out of work and prospects dim for the foreseeable future, Amy knew that her household food budget had to take a hit. She also knew that she didn’t want to lose enthusiasm for cooking, for sharing meals with her family, and her friends. This is her story.

read more... Tags: Cooking, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Take Action


It’s Easy! It’s Hard! Slow food for the price of fast food

Aug. 26, 2011

“In one moment I am buying something and can’t believe how much I get for so little money; the next item I pick up gives me sticker shock. How can both of these things be true?” the author asks.

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Today we launch our campaign to take back the value meal

Aug. 17, 2011

Today, Slow Food USA launches the $5 Challenge, our campaign to take back the value meal.

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Farmarazzi/Ag-gag Update

Jul. 20, 2011

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

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2 sustainable seafood initiatives

Jul. 12, 2011

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

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